Lucille Taylor

Visiting Associate Professor (Spring Semester)


  • B.A. 1964 Pennsylvania State University University Park, Pennsylvania
  • J.D. 1967 George Washington Univ. Law School Washington, D.C.

Areas of Expertise

  • State & Local Government Law
  • Elections Law

Professional Experience Ave Maria School of Law

  • Assistant Visiting Professor (Spring semester)

State of Michigan

  • Special Assistant Attorney General
  • Governor’s Chief Legal Counsel
  • Senate Majority Counsel
  • House of Representatives Minority Counsel

United States Congress

  • Legislative Assistant to Congressman

Honors and Professional Affiliations

  • 2011, Appointed Special Assistant Attorney General for Michigan by Attorney General Bill Schuette
  • 2010 Advisory Cabinet Member, Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies-GVSU, Grand Rapids, Mi
  • 2004, Appointed Special Assistant Attorney General for Michigan by Attorney General Michael Cox.
  • 2003 Member, Michigan Secretary of State’s Advisory Committee to develop state plan for federal HAVA (Help Americans Vote Act) implementation & funding.
  • 2002, Nov.-Dec. Transition director, Attorney General-elect Michael A. Cox.
  • 2001-2002 Michigan Delegate, Streamlined Sales Tax Implementing States.
  • 2002, Lawyers’ Division, Michigan Federalist Society, Joseph Grano Award recipient.
  • 2002 Salute to Justice honoree, Oakland County Republican Party.
  • 1997-2001, Trustee, Michigan State University, Detroit College of Law.
  • Fellow, State Bar of Michigan since 1990.
  • 1996-2001, State of Bar of Michigan. member Judicial Selection Task Force.
  • 1991-2003 Member, Michigan Capitol Committee, Executive appointee; Chairman, 1993-94, 1999-2000 & 2002.
  • 1996-1999 Member, Michigan Trial Court Assessment Commission.

Key Works

  • 1996 “Judicial Selection: A view from the Governor’s Perspective” co-author, Michigan Bar Journal, Vol. 75 No. 9, September 1996.
  • 1995 “Governor’s Power to Control Agency Discretion” co-author, Michigan Bar Journal, Vol. 74 No. 3, March 1995.
  • 1989 “Surrogate Parenting: The Michigan Legislation” co-author Center for the Study of Ethics, Western Michigan University Vol. 3, No.1, 1989.
  • 1989 Co-Editor Equal Representation sec. “Reapportionment Law 1990” NCSL, Denver, Co.
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