Rule 9.204 Disqualification of Commission Member or Employee

(A) Disqualification From Participation. A judge who is a member of the commission or of the Supreme Court is disqualified from participating in that capacity in proceedings involving the judge’s own actions or for any reason set forth in MCR 2.003(B).

(B) Disqualification from Representation. A member or employee of the commission may not represent

(1) a respondent in proceedings before the commission, including preliminary discussions with employees of the commission before the filing of a request for investigation; or

(2) a judge in proceedings before the Attorney Grievance Commission, or the Attorney Discipline Board and its hearing panels, as to any matter that was pending before the Judicial Tenure Commission during the member’s or the employee’s tenure with the commission.