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Deborah Geraldine Bledsoe Ford

Attorney Deborah Geraldine Bledsoe Ford

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Practice Areas

  • Criminal
  • Slip and Fall
  • Domestic Violence
  • Murder/Manslaughter
  • Wills & Trusts
  • Probate & Estate Planning


Deborah Geraldine Bledsoe Ford, a distinguished legal professional, boasts an illustrious career spanning nearly four decades, marked by a remarkable blend of judicial and private practice experience. Serving as a District Court Judge from 2005 to 2022, attorney Ford presided over countless cases, demonstrating a keen understanding of the legal system. Before donning the robes of a judge, Deborah Geraldine Bledsoe Ford had a thriving law practice for over 20 years, where the unique perspective of advocating from both sides of the courtroom—before the bench and on the bench—was honed.

Past Positions

  • Former District Court Judge, 2005 to 2022
  • Prior to serving as a District Court Judge, Deborah Geraldine Bledsoe Ford was a previously practicing attorney from 1983 - 2004

Professional Associations

  • Member of the Negligence Law Section of the Michigan State Bar Association
  • Member of the Wayne County Probate Bar Association
  • Member of National College for DUI Defense
  • Member of the District of Columbia Bar Association (DC)
  • Judicial Service by the Wolverine Bar Association

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Member of the Criminal Advocacy Program