Law Enforcement Labor Organizations

Oakland County Deputy Sheriffs Association
Oakland County Sheriffs Command Officers Association
Troy Police Officers Association
Troy Command Officers Association
Livonia Police Officers Association
Livonia Lieutenants and Sergeants Association
Macomb County Professional Deputy Sheriff’s Association
Detroit Police Officers Association
Michigan Association of Police Organizations (MAPO)

Victim’s Families

Family of Officer Larry Nehasil
Family of Loss Prevention Officer Greg Wainio
Family of Murder Victim Ranae Chupick
Family of Murder Victim Lisa Bennett

Professional Organizations

Rated “Well Qualified” by the Oakland County Democratic Party.

“Excelled in high stakes litigation…and decades of criminal experience.” The Detroit Free Press endorses Jason Pernick edging out all others.

“Impressive.” The Oakland Press.



Sheet Metal Workers’ Local 80
UAW Region 1
Pipefitters Local 636, Farmington Hills, MI
Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council
Michigan Nurses Association
Laborers’ Local 1076, Pontiac, MI
Kevin Moore, President, Teamsters Local 299

Judicial and Individual

Hon. Patricia J. Boyle - Michigan Supreme Court
Hon. John J. McDonald - Oakland County Circuit Court
Hon. Rae Lee Chabot – Oakland County Circuit Court
Hon. Dennis Drury – 52nd District Court
Vicki Barnett – (D-Farmington Hills) State Representative
Louise Schilling – Former Troy Mayor
Jeanne Stine – Former Troy City Council Member
James Webb – Police Chief, Narcotics Enforcement Team Supervisor

Murdered Livonia Police Officer Larry Nehasil

Endorsement: Family of Livonia Police Officer Larry Nehasil killed in the line of duty

“Officer Nehasil’s wife Linda said ‘Although Larry’s death was a terrible tragedy for our family and everyone who knew and loved him, we feel very fortunate to have had Jason Pernick as the prosecutor.  His compassion, professionalism and thoughtfulness helped to see us through an extremely difficult time.’”

Mrs.Linda Nehasil
Kerry and Jason with Juli Berres-Wainio

Endorsement: Family of Kmart Loss Prevention Officer Greg Wainio killed arresting two shoplifters

In endorsing Jason Pernick, Wainio’s widow, Juli Berres-Wainio said “Greg’s death was a terrible thing to have to endure.  As our prosecutor, Jason helped our family during an extremely difficult time.  We know that he will make an excellent judge.”


Juli Berres-Wainio

Endorsement: Family of Murder Victim Ranae Chupick, killed by former boyfriend

Chupick’s mother, Sheila Adams said “When Ranae was murdered I wasn’t sure what was going to happen next.  As our prosecutor, Jason Pernick helped our family through a very difficult time.  I don’t know what we would have done without him. He went out of his way to keep us informed. Before the scheduled trial date we were very confident in his expertise and capabilities as our prosecutor. ”

Family of Murder Victim Ranae Chupick