Charles J. Falahee Jr.

• Graduated from Lumen Christi High School in 1970 and continued his studies at Jackson Community College from 1970-72.
• He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan in 1974, then attended Wayne State University Law School, earning his juris doctorate in 1977.
• After passing the Michigan State Bar Exam in 1977, he worked in private practice through 1988.
• Was first appointed district judge in Jackson County in 1988 and was re-elected four times. He was chief judge of the District Court for 14 years.
• He retired in 2007 and currently works for the City of Jackson as an administrative law judge in their Administrative Hearings Bureau.
• Reached out to community as a district judge, including the Court to Schools & Schools to Court program, “Peace Buddies” grievance resolution program in grade schools, serving as a career day speaker, public speaker to many groups and guest reader to many grade school classes.
• Member of the State Bar of Michigan, Jackson County Bar Association, Michigan District Judges Association, Michigan Corrections Officers Training Council and Legal Services Advisory Board.
• Active in the community, he’s been involved with Civitan Club of Jackson, Lumen Christi High School Policy Board, Michigan Corrections Officers Training Council, Legal Services Advisory Board, Jackson Community Food Pantry volunteer, Salvation Army Red Kettle bell ringer, Southwest Little League as coach, umpire and umpire coordinator for 20 years.
• Married to Pamela, they have three children and seven grandchildren.
• Interests include walking, biking, kayaking, golfing (he’s golfed in all 50 states) and traveling. Hobbies also include baseball card collecting and stamp collecting.