Wayne County Third Circuit Court Chief Judge Robert J. Colombo Jr. will be honored for his career in public service.
The Detroit Bar Association & Foundation says Colombo will receive the 14th Annual Dennis W. Archer Public Service Award at the Detroit Yacht Club on Thursday.
Colombo has spent 38 years as a circuit court judge. He has been chief judge of the court since 2014. He also is co-chair of the Detroit Bar Foundation.
The Detroit Bar also will recognize its 2018 Class of Fellows. Fellows are members who have demonstrated a lifetime of achievement or exceptional service to lawyers and the community. The 2018 Corporate Citizen Outreach Award recipients also will be recognized for public service and community outreach contributions in the Detroit area.