Full Name
Judge Rosemarie Aquilina
30th Circuit Court for Ingham County
Speaker Bio
The Honorable Rosemarie Aquilina was elected judge of the 30th Circuit Court, Ingham County, Michigan, in November 2009. She joined the bench of the 55th District Court in 2005 after practicing for more than 16 years as a licensed attorney in the areas of divorce and custody, family law, and probate law. She presided over the 2018 Larry Nassar sentencing hearing in Ingham County, Michigan, where dozens of survivors of Nassar’s assaults shared their stories.
Judge Aquilina served for twenty years as an officer with the Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps. The first female JAG officer in Michigan Army National Guard history, she received a commendation medal for Operation Desert Storm and the Army Achievement Medal. Judge Aquilina teaches Trial I (Civil) and Trial II (Criminal) in the Trial Practice Institute.
Dedicated to educating and mentoring young attorneys, Judge Aquilina also teaches Criminal Law at MSU College of Law. She also works as an adjunct professor at Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Judge Aquilina has been involved in a multitude of professional, public, and civic organizations throughout her career.
Speaking At
Prosecuting Perpetrators in Positions of Power and Listening to Survivors
Rosemarie Aquilina