Vonda Evans

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Vonda Evans
Court Information:
3rd Circuit Court, Michigan
Title:   Judge
Active:   1997-12/31/2020
Past position:   Assistant prosecutor, Wayne County
Past term:   1990-1996
Personal History
Law School:   Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 1989
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  3rd Circuit Court
Position:  Unopposed
State:  Michigan
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  11/4/2014
Election vote:  ApprovedA

Vonda Evans is a judge for the 3rd Circuit Court in Wayne County, Michigan. She was elected to the court on November 5, 1996, and was re-elected in 2002 and 2008.[1][2][3] Evans was re-elected to the 3rd Circuit Court without opposition in 2014. Her current term ends December 31, 2020.[4]



See also: Michigan judicial elections, 2014
Evans ran for re-election to the 3rd Circuit Court.
General: She was unopposed in the general election on November 4, 2014.[4]


Evans received her J.D. degree from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 1989.[5]


Prior to joining the court, Evans served as an assistant prosecutor in Wayne County from 1990 to 1996.[5][6]

In the news

Harsh words in Bob Bashara sentencing (2015)

A video of Judge Evans' statement to Bob Bashara prior to sentencing him to life in prison for the murder of his wife became popular online in early 2015. The judge lashed out at Bashara for his crimes in a speech that lasted about 15 minutes. Watch the video of her statements here.

Additional reading: MLive, "Judge Vonda Evans roasts Bob Bashara before issuing life prison sentence," January 15, 2015

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