16th District Court

16th District Court Judges

Below are the biographies of the judges of the 16th District Court.


Judge Mc Cann

Judge Kathleen J. McCann

  • Elected to 16th District Court in November 1994
  • Special Assistant Prosecutor, Wayne County, 1977-1981
  • Private Practice, 1981-1994
  • Livonia Junior High Teacher, 1974-1977
  • Married to Norm Nickin, with one son, Chris, and two stepdaughters, Amy and Jodi


Judge Kavanagh

Judge Sean P. Kavanagh

  • Court Officer for the 16th District Court, 1982-1983 
  • 16th District Court Magistrate, 1983-1986 
  • Private Practice, 1983-2008 
  • Livonia City Attorney, 1995-2008
  • Elected 16th District Court Judge in November, 2008
  • Married to Mary with three children, Carolyn, Shane, and Kayleigh