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Bernard A. Friedman – 2012

Bernard A. Friedman – 2012

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Government Act 1978
Rev. 112013 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2012 U.S.C. app.  101-111) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) FRIEDMAN, BERNARD Court Organization EASTERN DISTRICT MICHIGAN Date Report 03112/2013 Title (Article Ill judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) SENIOR DISTRICT JUDGE  Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination Date Initial Annual Sb. Amended Report Final Reporting Period 01/01/2012 12/31/2012 Chambers Office Address UNITED STA TES COURTHOUSE 231 WEST LAFAYETTE BOULEVARD DETROIT, MICHIGAN 48226 
IMPORT ANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box/or each part where you have reportable information. POSITI0NS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable positions.) 
POSITION NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY 

II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 

instructions.) NONE .(No reportable agreements.) 

PARTIES AND TERMS 
1982-pre State Michigan 48th District Court Pension Fund 

Date Report 
FRIEDMAN, BERNARD 
03/12/2013 

III, 0N-INVESTMENT ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-24 filing instructions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income 
[{] NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) SOURCE AND TYPE INCOME Spouse's Non-Investment Income -If you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. 
(Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

SOURCE AND TYPE 
Self-Employed Psychological Practice 2012 
IV, REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, lodging, food, entertainment. 
(Includes those spouse and nden children; see pp. 25-27 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) 
SOURCE DATES LOCATION PURPOSE ITEMS PAID PROVIDED 

VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) 

VALUE CODE 

Date Report 
FRIEDMAN, BERNARD 
03/12/2013 

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) (2) (I) (3) (4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity exempt from prior disclosure Code div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) Code3 redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (if private 
transaction)  IRA AND PENSION ACCOUNT: 48TH  None  (Heading)  New Plan  
DISTRICT COURT  Administrator  Large Cap Blend/MFS Fund  Dividend  Merged  10/29/12  Prin Fin Grp Plan  

(with line Admin. AIM Fund Dividend Merged 10/29/12 
Prin Fin Grp Plan 
(with line 
Adm in. Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1.001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5.000  0=$5.001 -$15.000 =$15.001 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and D4) =$50.00 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000  Ill =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 lcss =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.00 -$I 00.000 =$100.001 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250.00 -$500.000 =$500.00 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25.000.000 =$25.000.00 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period (including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
(1) 
(2) (2) 
(1) 
(2) (3) (4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure  Amount Code (A-H)  Type (e.g., div., rent, int.)  Value Code (J-P)  Value Method Code3 (Q-W)  Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption)  Date mm/dd/yy  Value Code (J-P)  Gain Code (A-H)  Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction)  
18.  Strategic Advisers International Fund  Dividend  

Fidelity Capital Income Dividend Sold 03/22/12 Fidelity Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1.001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5.000 =$5.001 -$15.000  E=$15.001 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and 04) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 1.000.000  111 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.00 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500.001 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25.000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

Date Report 
FRIEDMAN, BERNARD 
03/12/2013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 34-60 ft/inc insrructions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) (I) (2) (I) (2) (3) (4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  nun/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  

transaction) 
35. 
Weathervane Apt. Assoc., Ltd. Partnership None 

36. 
Bellridge Apartment Assoc., Limited None Partnership 

37. 
Kingsborough Ltd. PIS Mobile Home None Park 

38. 
High Country, Ltd. Distribution lrn:ome Gain Codes: =$1.000 Jess =$1,001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5.000 =$5.001 -$15.000 =$15.001 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and D4) =$50.00 -$I 00.000 =$100.00 -$1.000.000  IJI =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.00 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500.001 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value  V=Othcr =Estimated 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period (including trust assets) reporting period rep.orting period 
(I) (2) 
(I) (2) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure  Amount Code (A-H)  Type (e.g., div., rent, int.)  Value Code (J-P)  Value Method Code3 (Q-W)  Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption)  Date mm/dd/yy  Value Code (J-P)  Gain Code (A-H)  Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction)  
52.  Target  Dividend  

53. Wal-Mart Dividend Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1,00t -$2.500 2.501  $5.000 =$5.001 -$15.000 =$15.001 -$50.000  
(Sec Cohmms Ill and 04) =$50.001  $100.000 =$100,00 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001  $5.000.000  112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 =$I 00.00  $250.000  
{Sec Columns and D3) =$250.00 -$500.000 =$500.00  $1.000.000 =$1.000.001  $5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25.000.000 25.000.00 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Mc1hod Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value  V=Othcr =Estimated  

Date Report 
FRIEDMAN, BERNARD 
03112/2013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes 11tose spouse and dependent c1tildren; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) (2) 
(2) (I) (2) (3) (4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code3  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  

transaction) 
69. 
Tortoise Energy Interest Sold 12/30/12 Merrill Lynch 

70. 
ATI Dividend Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1,001 -$2.500 =$2.50 -$5.000 =$5.001 -$15.000 =$15.00 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and 04)  F=$50.00l -$100.000 =$100.00 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.00 -$250.000  
(See Columns and 03) =$250.001  $500.000 =$500.00 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25.000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

Date Report 
FRIEDMAN, BERNARD 
03112/2013
income, value, transactions r1nc1ut1es those spouse ant1 t1epent1ent children; see pp. 34-60 filing instructions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
(2) {I) (2) (2) (3) (4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure  Amount Code (A-H)  Type (e.g., div., rent, int.)  Value Code (J-P)  Value Method Code3 (Q-W)  Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption)  Date mm/dd/yy  Value Code (J-P)  Gain Code (A-H)  Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction)  
86.  UAM FPA Crescent Port  Dividend  

87. 
Wells Fargo Advantage Dividend 

88. 
(CAPTION) IRAs and SEPs None (Heading) Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1.001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5.000  0=$5.001 -$15.000 =$15.001 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and 04) =$50.001 -$10J).OOO I00.00 -$1.000.000  Ill =$1.000.00J -$5.000.000 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$I 5.000 Jess =$15.001  $50.000 =$50.00I -$I 00.000 I00.00  $250.000  
(See Columns and 03) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500.001 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25.000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value  V=Othcr =Estimated NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) Income Gain Codes: 41.000 less =$1,00 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5.000  D=$5.001 -$15.000 =$15.001 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and D4) =$50.00 -$100.000 I00.00  $1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.001  $100.000 =$100.00 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and D3) =$250.00 -$500.000 =$500.001. $1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001  $25.000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value  V=Othcr =Estimated  

Date Report 
FRIEDMAN, BERNARD 
03112/2013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactions r1nc1ut1es those spouse ant1 t1epent1ent chilt1ren; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) 
(2) (I) (2) (3) (4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mrn/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  

transaction) 
120. 
Fifth Third Bank Dividend 

121. 
Gartner Group Dividend 

122. 
General Electric Dividend 

123. 
General Mills Dividend Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1,001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5.000 =$5.001 -$15.000 =$15.001 -$50.000  
(Sec lumns and D4) =$50.001 -$100.000 I00.00 -$1.000.000  111 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.00 -$I 00.000 =$I 00.00 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500.001 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

Date Report 
FRIEDMAN, BERNARD 
03112/2013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(2) (I) (I) (2) (3) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure  Amount Code (A-H)  Type (e.g., div., rent, int.)  Value Code (J-P)  Value Method Code3 (Q-W)  Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption)  Date mm/dd/yy  Value Code (J-P)  Gain Code (A-H)  Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction)  
137.  Motorola  Dividend  

138. 
Pentair Ltd Dividend Spinoff 09/28/12 Tyco Split (from line 146) 

139. 
Pitney Bowes Dividend Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1.001 -$2.500 =$2.501  $5.000  0=$5.001 -$15.000 =$15.001  $50.000  
(Sec Columns and 04) =$50.001. $100.000 =$!00.001 -$1.000.000  111 41.000.001 -$5.000.000  112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001  $50.000 =$50.00 -$I 00.000 =$100.00 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250.001  $500.000 =$500.001. $1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25.000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
{Sec Column C2) =Book Value  V=Othcr =Estimated  

Date Report 
FRIEDMAN, BERNARD 
03/12/2013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 fitinc instructions.; NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) (2) 
(I) (2) 
(3) 
(5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure  Amount Code (A-H)  Type (e.g., div., rent, int.)  Value Code (J-P)  Value Method Code (Q-W)  Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption)  Date mm/dd/yy  Value Code (J-P)  Gain Code (A-H)  Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction)  
154. Value Fund  Dividend  

155. 
Janus Contrarian Dividend 

156. 
Neuberger Berman Equity Dividend Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less 1.00 -$2.500 42.501 -$5.000  D=$5.00l -$15.000 =$15.00 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and 04)  F=$50.00I -$100.000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001  $5.000.000  fl2 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.00 -$I 00.000 =$100.00 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and D3) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500.00 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25.000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

Transactions dming reporting period 
(I) 
(I) (2) 
Place "(X)" after each asset Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity exempt from prior disclosure 
Code div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code CodeI buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code3 redemption) 
(A-H) (if private 
(Q-W) transaction) 
171. 
Rowe Price Equity INGM Interest 

172. 
Select Am. Shares Interest 

173. 
Vanguard Equity Income Interest 

174. 
Vanguard Prime Cap Interest 

I75. Vanguard Wellington Interest 
176. 
Vanguard Windsor Interest 

177. 
178. 179. I80. 181. Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less 41.001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5.000  0=$5.001-$15.000 =$15.001 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and 04) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 100.00 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03) 4250.001 -$500.000 =$500.00 t.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25.000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment ..Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Orhcr =Estimated  

Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
03112/2013
FRIEDMAN, BERNARD 

VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicate part report.) 
All errors appearing the Audit Report are heading lines (not investments). 
Line 127 was inadvertently omitted from previous submission. 
Please note that lines 168-187 Part Vil, Investments and Trusts, were inadvertently inserted 2011, have legal right control these investments, nor have ownership interest these accounts. 
Line 152 was reported "American" FDS European Growth, and should have been "Invesco." 

Date Report 
03/12/2013 
FRIEDMAN, BERNARD 
IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the provisions of5 U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 
signature: BERNARD FRIEDMAN 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILLFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 

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