Shelia Johnson



Shelia Johnson is a judge for the 46th District Court in Michigan. She ran for State Supreme Court in 2012.

She is the first African American to serve as Judge in the 46th District Court. 

Prior to assuming the bench, Johnson was an attorney with over 18 years of legal experience in both State and Federal Courts.  Judge Johnson was in private practice in Southfield where she specialized in both civil and criminal litigation.

Among her many community and civic affiliations are: the Southern Oakland Chapter of the NAACP, where she served as an Executive Committee member; founding member, Southfield Community Foundation Women’s Fund; First-Vice President, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Task Force, Inc.; and founding member, the National Congress of Black Women.  Additionally, she is a member of Hope United Methodist Church where she has served as vice-chair and chair of the “Church and Society Ministry.”  


Ran for:
State Supreme Court