David Turfe serves as District Court Judge for Dearborn Heights 20th District Court, first elected in 2006. He previously served as Dearborn Heights City Councilman, 2000-2001, and as Dearborn Heights Zoning Board Commissioner, 1998-2000. Judge Turfe earned a B.S. degree in Business Administration for Wayne State University and a J.D. from the Detroit College of Law. As an attorney in private practice, he has practiced at every level of the Michigan Judicial System and in the U.S. Federal District Court. Involved in numerous civic, religious and cultural organizations, Judge Turfe serves on the Advisory Boards of S.A.F.E. and Zaman International. He is a founding member of the Bint Jebail Cultural Center, member of Dearborn Heights Kiwanis Club, past president of the Wayne County District Court Judges Association, along with numerous other affiliations.