320 N. Main Sreet Suite 300

Ann Arbor, MI 48104


John A. Hohman, Jr.

Hohman ADR

350 S. Main St. Suite 210

Ann Arbor, MI 48104




Areas of Practice:  Mediation, Arbitration, Civil litigation, Municipal law, Probate litigation; Court Improvement Consulting


Educational Background: Wayne State University, J.D.; Central Michigan University, B.S.


Memberships: State Bar of Michigan; Washtenaw County Bar Association; Monroe County Bar Association; Ypsilanti Bar Association; Michigan Retired Probate Judges Association


Recognitions: Michigan Judge of the Year, 2008, Michigan Association of Court Appointed Special Advocates:  Michigan Jurist of the Year, 2013, Michigan Foster Care Review Board


Volunteer Service:

  •        Chair of the Governor's Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect, 2015-Present
  •        Council Member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the State Bar of Michigan, 2015-Present
  •        Michigan Probate Judges Association Executive Board, 2005-2012; served as President of MPJA in 2008-2009
  •        Judicial Council of the State Bar of Michigan, 2008-2013; served as Chair in 2010-2011
  •        State Bar of Michigan 21st Century Task Force, Building a 21st Century Practice Committee, 2015-present, currently serving as Co-chair of the Trial Practice and Court


Innovations Work Group

  •         Conference of State Court Administrators Court Statistics Project Advisory Committee, 2014-2015
  •         State Bar of Michigan Judicial Crossroads Subcommittee on Court Structure and Judicial Resources, 2009-2010
  •         Judicial Needs and Assessment Delphi Group on Probate Proceedings, 2011
  •         Ad Hoc Joint Judicial Association Judicial Resources Committee, 2008-2010
  •         Michigan Foster Care Review Board Advisory Committee, 2012-2013
  •         Michigan Model Civil Jury Instructions Committee, 2002-2012
  •         Chairman of the SCAO CIP Quality and Depth of Hearing Subcommittee, 2012-2013
  •         Michigan State Council for Interstate Juvenile Supervision, 2013
  •         Child Care Fund Reengineering Committee, 2013
  •         MJI Academic Advisory Committee, Family Division, 2013
  •         Michigan Supreme Court Circuit/Probate Court Merger Committee , 1998


Teaching and Publications:

  •         Faculty member of 2009, 2011, and 2013 New Judges Seminar and Orientation
  •         Faculty member of 2009 MJI Judicial Symposium
  •         Faculty Member of 2009 and 2012 SCAO Judicial Conference
  •         Faculty member of MPJA 2008 Annual Conference
  •         Faculty member of ICLE 2002 and 2006 Family Law Symposium
  •         Author of Judicial Leadership, Inter-Com, July 2013
  •         Author of Tips for Parents Attorneys, the Michigan Child Welfare Law Journal, Winter 2011 Edition
  •         Author of Chapter 6, Contested Proceedings of Michigan Guardianship and Conservatorship Handbook , ICLE 2010 and 2012
  •         Author of Reflections of a Juvenile Court Judge, Michigan Child Welfare Law Journal, 2010
  •         Editorial Advisory Committee member of the Michigan Probate Benchbook
  •         Editorial Advisory Committee member of Lawyer Guardian Ad Litem Protocol publication
  •         Editorial Advisory Committee member of the Parents' Attorney Protocol publication
  •         Editorial Advisory Committee member of Michigan Benchbook on Child Protective Proceedings, Fourth Edition