Welcome to the Michigan Judicial Institute
The Michigan Judicial Institute (MJI) was developed by the Michigan Supreme Court in 1977 to provide judges and court personnel with an opportunity to develop and enhance their professional skills. MJI is a training division of the State Court Administrative Office of the Michigan Supreme Court.
The primary functions of MJI are to:
- Develop and conduct live educational seminars for judicial branch employees using recognized subject-matter experts as faculty;
- Develop and conduct educational seminars using distance learning methods, such as webcasting and web-based training;
- Research, write, and update legal reference publications; and
- Operate the Michigan Supreme Court Learning Center, housed in the Michigan Hall of Justice and designed to introduce children and adults to Michigan's judicial system.
Primary services include providing a comprehensive continuing education program for judicial branch employees; assisting judicial associations and external organizations to plan and conduct training events; providing complete and up-to-date legal reference materials for judges, quasi-judicial hearing officers, and others; maintaining a reference library for use by judicial branch employees; and conducting tours of and other public outreach activities for the Michigan Supreme Court Learning Center.
MJI is composed of professionals who are committed to serving you. Our collective experience is an important asset that is available to you. Please contact us with any questions or comments you have regarding your court's education and training needs. MJI also welcomes your comments and suggestions regarding current or future seminars and services.