Judge Bio

After nearly 25 years presiding over courtrooms in both Walker and Grandville, Michigan, Judge Peter P. Versluis retired from the 59th District Court Judge Christensen Picin December 2022. Nicholas Christensen was recently elected to serve as 59th District Court Judge. 

Judge Nicholas J. Christensen

“The mission of this court is to administer justice in a fair, timely, and efficient manner.” Hon. Peter P. Versluis (Ret.) | Acting Judge 1998 to 2022

  • Elected 59th District Court Judge in November 2022
  • Bachelor’s Degree, University of North Dakota 
  • Juris Doctorate, University of North Dakota School of Law 
  • Former Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Kent County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office 
  • FAA Certified Private Pilot, ASEL