Michigan’s Supreme Court has appointed Judge Curtis J. Bell to begin serving on the 9th Circuit’s (Kalamazoo County) Business Court, effective January 1, 2023. A copy of the Order can be found here.
In 2016, as 9th Circuit Chief Judge, Judge Bell signed the local administrative order creating a business court in the 9th Circuit, per the state enabling statute. A copy of that order can be found here. Judge Bell has a history of innovation on his hometown bench, as seen in this 2016 publication on the Michigan judiciary.