Divisions

Management Team


Phone: 517-788-4283
Fax: 517-780-4714

  1. Jerard M. Jarzynka

    Prosecuting Attorney

  2. Cierra L. Sowle

    Chief of Administrative Services

  1. Kati Rezmierski

    Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Appellate Division


Phone: 517-788-4283
Fax: 517-780-4714
The Appellate Division of the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney takes a lower court's decision to a higher court for review.

  1. Jerrold Schrotenboer

    Chief Appellate Attorney
    He is also the Special Assistant Attorney General.

Circuit Court Team


Phone: 517-788-4283
Fax: 517-780-4714
The Circuit Court Team of the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney handles prosecution of felony cases. Felonies are crimes punishable by imprisonment in excess of 1 year and can range from retail fraud to murder.

  1. Christopher Dickerson

    Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

  2. Steve Idema

    Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

  1. Nick Mehalco, Jr.

    Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

  2. Jennifer Walker

    Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

District Court Team


Phone: 517-788-4283
Fax: 517-780-4714
The District Court Team of the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney handles the prosecution of misdemeanor cases in the district courts, prosecute preliminary hearings on felony cases which are held at the District Court level and represent petitioners at mental commitment hearings held by the Probate Court.

  1. Katie Branigan

    Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

  2. Kelsey McKinnie

    Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

  3. Doug Newton

    Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

  1. Jeremiah Smith

    Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

  2. Douglas Newton

    Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Appellate / Circuit / District / Warrant Legal Secretaries


  1. Joanne Gancsos

    Legal Secretary

  2. Stacy Harris

    Legal Secretary

  3. Monica Higgs

    Legal Secretary

  1. Karen Meyers

    Legal Secretary

  2. Dina Peek

    Legal Secretary

  3. Vickie Prescott

    Legal Secretary

Child Abuse & Neglect Division


  1. Matthew Way

    Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Family Law Division Team


Phone: 517-780-4767
Fax: 517-780-4771
This office is not affiliated with the Friend of the Court.
Enforcement of support orders or questions regarding child support should be directed to Friend of the Court office at 517-788-4470.

1697 Lansing Avenue
3rd Floor
Northlawn Complex

The Family Law Division of the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney provides paternity establishment and child support services to unmarried and married parents living apart.

  1. Kimberly D. Graham

    Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

  2. Connie M. Sands

    Caseworker/Legal Secretary

  3. Kaitlynn Panak

    Investigator for Family Law Division


Investigative Team


  1. Timothy Black

    Investigator

  1. Nathan Gross

    Investigator - Criminal Division & Cold Case

Victims Rights Team


Phone: 517-788-4071
Fax: 517-780-4714
The Victim Rights Unit of the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney provides services and mandated rights to crime victims.

  1. Susan M. Vogt

    Coordinator

  2. June Thompson

    Assistant Coordinator

  3. Heather Fiero

    Legal Secretary