Robin Eagleson

Robin EaglesonAdjunct Professor
Law College Building
648 N. Shaw Lane Rm 368
East Lansing, MI 48824-1300

  • Biography

    Robinjit Kaur Eagleson joined the State Bar of Michigan in July 2020 as Ethics Counsel and is responsible in assisting judges, attorneys, and law students in navigating the complexities of the Michigan Rules of Professional Conduct and apply those rules to their practices and decision-making process. She also serves as the Bar’s liaison to the Professional Ethics Committee, the Judicial Ethics Committee, and the Professional Standards Committee. In addition to her duties at the State Bar of Michigan, she is a member of Michigan’s Justice for All Regulatory and Practice Reform Committee and serves as a member on the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility.

    Before joining the State Bar of Michigan, Robinjit worked at Michigan State University College of Law as Assistant Director for Career Development providing career guidance to law students. Prior to her time at MSU Law, Robinjit was a management analyst for the Michigan Supreme Court’s State Court Administrative Office (SCAO) serving probate and juvenile courts around the state providing guidance and legal analysis. In her role at SCAO, she also served as the expert liaison to Michigan’s Mental Health Diversion Council drafting fundamental legislative amendments to the Mental Health Code, Estates and Protected Individuals Code, and the Revised Judicature Act. She also served as the co-coordinator for Language Access providing innovative solutions and ensuring that interpretation services were offered to those before the court and served as ADA coordinator for the judiciary providing crucial guidance in its application within the courts.

    Before joining SCAO, she had a private practice in Lansing, MI focusing on child welfare serving as a lawyer- guardian ad litem representing between 240-280 children at any given time. Her practice also served clients in juvenile law, probate law, family law, criminal law, and adoption. Prior to her time in private practice, she was an associate attorney at the Nichols Law Firm in Lansing, MI focusing on criminal and family law cases.

    Robinjit received her J.D. from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2006 and received her B.A. from Michigan State University in 2003. She is admitted to practice in the State of Michigan. Since receiving her J.D., she has served on the Governor’s Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect, a public school’s equity planning committee, and has written multiple publications in various legal journals.