Kevin J. Bowling

KEVIN J. BOWLING is the trial court administrator and attorney referee for the 20th Judicial Circuit Court and the Ottawa County Probate Court in Ottawa County, Michigan. His work in the judicial system spans 35 years, with time spent as a court manager, attorney, judicial educator, and court consultant, including service in western Africa as deputy chief of party for the Nigeria Justice Sector Assistance Project. Mr. Bowling also served for 20 years in a variety of positions with the Michigan Supreme Court, including state judicial educator and regional court administrator. He is a past president of NACM, co-chair of the COSCA/NACM Joint Technology Committee, and a member of the DOJ Global Advisory Committee. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, Ottawa County Bar Association, National Association of State Judicial Educators, and Michigan Juvenile Justice Vision 20/20. Mr. Bowling received his B.A. in political science/public administration from Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island; an M.S. in judicial administration from the University of Denver College of Law; and a J.D. from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. He is a Fellow of the Institute for Court Management.