Candidate Rating and Endorsement Committee

The Women Lawyers Association of Michigan’s Candidate Rating & Endorsement Committee invites all candidates seeking a judicial position to seek out a rating and endorsement from the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan (WLAM). Each candidate who participates in the process will be given one of the following ratings by WLAM: Outstanding, Highly Recommended, Recommended, Not Recommended, or No Rating.

Judicial candidates who desire an endorsement and rating from WLAM should fill out the Candidate Survey (see link on this page) and submit it to the WLAM’s Candidate Rating & Endorsement Committee (CREC) by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 17, 2018. Candidates who desire an endorsement from WLAM should also email the CREC as soon as possible at so that we can schedule your 15 to 20 minute interview.

The CREC plans to hold judicial candidate interviews in East Lansing on the morning of September 22, 2018. The location for the candidate interviews will be in the Atrium Board Room at the Hannah Center in East Lansing (819 Abbot Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823).

determined soon, so please check this page often, or email to inquire as to whether a location has yet been determined.

The CREC plans to make its rating and endorsement recommendations to the WLAM Board no later than September 29, 2018.

2018 CREC Candidate Survey
(the survey will download as a fillable Word document; if you have any issues downloading the file please contact us)