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Martin Myles Doctoroff

Martin Myles Doctoroff, American judge.


  • Doctoroff, Martin Myles was born on January 27, 1933 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Abraham M. and Rose (Blackstone) Doctoroff.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Harvard College, 1954. Juris Doctor, University Michigan, 1957.


    • Special agent Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1957-1960. Partner Bellinson & Doctoroff, Oak Park, Michigan, 1960-1965, Bellinson, Doctoroff & Wartell, Southfield, 1965-1974, Zussman, Doctoroff & Wartell, Southfield, 1975-1980, Bushnell, Gage, Doctoroff & Reizen, Southfield, 1980-1987. Appellate judge Michigan Court of Appeals, from 1987, elected chief judge, 1992-1997.

      Special assistant attorney general State of Michigan, 1969-1987, member attorney discipline board, 1984-1990, chairman, 1986-1987. Public administrator Oakland County, Michigan, 1975-1987. Special prosecutor Oakland County Grand Jury, 1979.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Judaism


    Chairman Birmingham Planning Board, 1973-1975. Member exec committee Council of Chief Judge, Intermediate Courts of Appeal, president, 1997-1998. Member Birmingham Cable Board.

    Member American Bar Association (standing committee judicial selection 1986-1992, appellate practice committee, judicial administration division, secretary, member executive committee appellate judges conference), Federal Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association (standing committee on judicial qualifications 1982-1987, board commissioners since 1990, secretary 1993-1996), Massachusetts Bar Association, Oakland County Bar Association (board directors), Southfield Bar Association, American Academy Matrimonial Lawyers, Society Former Special Agents.



    Gourmet cooking, reading, travel.


    • Married Allene Ruth Miller, August 26, 1956 (deceased September 1999). Children: Daniel Louis, Mark Howard, Andrew Seth, Thomas David.
    • father: Abraham M. Doctoroff
    • mother: Rose (Blackstone) Doctoroff
    • spouse: Allene Ruth Miller
    • children: Daniel Louis Doctoroff
    • Mark Howard Doctoroff
    • Andrew Seth Doctoroff
    • Thomas David Doctoroff
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    Died July 8, 2002
    (aged 69)