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                       Judge Ronald Giles

Judge Ronald Giles was born in the city of Detroit where he has lived most of his life.  He was raised by his mother and has three brothers who all live, work and are raising families in the Detroit metropolitan area.


Judge Giles attended Cass Technical High School.  He entered in the U.S. Army and served his country honorably as a Medical Corpsman and a Neuropsychiatry Specialist overseas until he finished his tour of duty.  Upon returning home, Judge Giles attended Wayne State University where he received his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, followed by a Master of Arts in Guidance and Counseling.  He then entered Wayne State Law School where he received his Juris Doctorate. 

While attending Wayne State University, Judge Giles earned a basketball scholarship and worked various jobs to get through college.  Since graduating from college, Judge Giles has worked in various therapeutic and social work positions.  He concentrated on youth and their families until graduating from law school, immediately passing the Bar and started practicing as an attorney. 

As an attorney, Judge Giles practiced for 22 years and worked as general counsel for a community mental health organization, a hearing referee for the Michigan Department of Civil Rights and maintained a general law practice with a concentration in Juvenile law, Criminal law, Family law, Immigration and Civil Rights.

Judge Giles has been a member of New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church for over 25 years.  He resides in Detroit with his wife of 23 years, Joyce V. Hayes-Giles and their daughters.


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