Justice Markman was appointed to the Michigan Supreme Court in 1999 by Governor John Engler (R), and re-elected in 2000, 2004 and 2012. He is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati Law School. Prior to serving on the Michigan Supreme Court, Justice Markman was appointed by President Ronald Reagan to head the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Policy as Assistant U.S. Attorney General. Later, he was appointed as a United States Attorney in Michigan by President George H.W. Bush in 1989. After his service at the federal level, Justice Markman was elected to the Michigan Court of Appeals from 1995-1999. Justice Markman has taught Constitutional Law at Hillsdale College since 1993, has traveled to Ukraine on multiple occasions for the State Department, and is a fellow of the Michigan Bar Foundation.