A Resolution Honoring Representative Laura Baird


A resolution to commend the Honorable Laura Baird.

Whereas, It is with great respect for her commitment to the highest standards in public service and the law that we honor and thank Representative Laura Baird as she completes her service as a lawmaker and member of the Law Revision Commission. Her respect for our system of self-government is a reflection of the insights, thoughtfulness, and vision she will now share with the people of this state as a circuit court judge; and

Whereas, Laura Baird, elected to the Michigan House of Representatives in November of 1994, brought her talents and energies to the Law Revision Commission on February 17, 1999. A graduate of Western Michigan University and Cooley Law School, she brought with her valuable experience in private practice and extensive experience in legal, health-related, and community boards and organizations. Her background as an Ingham County Commissioner also gave her a valuable perspective on the role laws play in all aspects of our society; and

Whereas, Representative Baird has contributed to the work of many legal organizations at the state and national levels, including the Michigan Sentencing Commission and the National Commission on Uniform State Laws. These experiences have enhanced her service to our state throughout her service as a legislator and earned her our respect; now, therefore, be it

Resolved by the membership of the Michigan Law Revision Commission, That we commend Representative Laura Baird for her service with the commission and wish her well in her judicial responsibilities.