Big Changes in 2017 for Newaygo County and Oceana County’s 27th Circuit Court
Judge Anthony Monton Set to Retire
After serving as a Circuit Court Judge since 1988, Judge Anthony R. Monton is retiring, effective March 1, 2017. According to the Judge, his last day on the bench is February 24, 2017.
A fixture in the legal community in Oceana and Newaygo for more than four decades, Judge Monton began his legal career in Michigan when he joined former-Judge Walter Urich in private practice in Hart, MI. After eight years in private practice, Judge Monton ran for and was elected Prosecutor for Oceana County, a position he held until being elected to serve the 27th Circuit Court bench in 1988.
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder will appoint a successor in the near future.