Judge John G. McBain graduated from Michigan State University in 1982. He went on to attend Thomas M. Cooley law school, where he graduated with his Juris Doctor in 1987. Judge McBain was admitted to the Florida bar in 1988 and worked as an Assistant State Attorney for the State of Florida from 1988 until 1993.
In 1993, Judge McBain returned to the State of Michigan, where he was admitted to the Michigan Bar and served as the Chief Assistant Prosecutor for Jackson County. Judge McBain left the prosecutors office for about two years for private practice. While in private practice he handled criminal, civil and family law matters. Judge McBain returned to the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office when he was elected as the Prosecuting Attorney for Jackson County in 1996. Judge McBain served as the Prosecuting Attorney for Jackson County until he was elected to the Circuit Court bench in November of 2002.
In 2007, Judge McBain was appointed Chief Judge pro-tempore in Jackson County Circuit Court.
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