Jodi Debbrecht Switalski, the former judge of the 51st District Court in Waterford, has joined Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton PC, in the law firm’s family law group in Troy.
Switalski plans on concentrating her practice in the areas of family law, criminal, municipal and medical malpractice.
For more than 25 years, Switalski has worked on issues surrounding substance abuse and dependency with attention to military veterans. She also serves as senior associate for The Stutman Group. She co-founded the Regional Anti-Drug Education and Outreach program, and she also serves on Oakland County’s Prescription Drug Task Force.
She was selected to receive the “Integrity in our Communities” Award from Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School and was recently appointed as a member of the State Drug Treatment Court Advisory Committee.
Switalski earned her undergraduate degree in psychology with an emphasis in children with behavioral disorders, studied in her graduate program in human development and completed her juris doctor at the University of Missouri.