College of Law

Judge Thomas C. Cameron 

Lecturer in Law

Judge Thomas C. Cameron was appointed to the Michigan Court of Appeals in 2017. He had been appointed to the Third Circuit Judicial Court in Wayne County, Mich. by Gov. Rick Snyder on April 10, 2014, and presided over one of the busiest criminal court dockets in the nation.

Previously, Judge Cameron served as the Michigan Department of Attorney General's Criminal Justice Bureau Chief where he supervised several large divisions, including the Criminal Division. He worked with the Department since 2003, previously serving as an assistant attorney general and Criminal Division chief. While working as an assistant attorney general, he specialized in prosecutions of high-profile public corruption and cold case homicides, including several convicted serial killers.

Judge Cameron previously worked in the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office Homicide Unit in Detroit where he prosecuted a wide range of murder cases.

Judge Cameron earned his law degree from Wayne State University Law School and holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Western Michigan University.

Last Updated: 8/12/19