Mark Plawecki


Mark J. Plawecki (born April 25, 1961) is a district judge from the U.S. state of Michigan. His district (the 20th) comprises the city of Dearborn Heights, located in suburban Detroit. He was elected to the seat in 1994, and is currently in his fourth term as Chief Judge for that court. Plawecki attended Detroit Catholic Central and graduated from Dearborn Heights Riverside High school, where he was All-League in tennis, in 1979. He graduated from Michigan State University in 1983 with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, and earned his juris doctorate from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 1987. Plawecki then practiced general law, eventually becoming president of the firm Rombach, Plawecki, and Viggiani. During that time he was also prosecutor for the city of Hazel Park. Elected to the bench in 1994, Plawecki was the youngest judge (age 33) in Dearborn Heights history. He has been re-elected, without opposition, in 1996, 2002, and 2008. He is a past president of the Wayne County District Judges Association and current president of the Polish American Legal Society (PALS) for Michigan. Plawecki is the author of How Could You Trade Billy Pierce, which introduced PAPA, his  ( Wikipedia article )


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