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.

27th Circuit Court Oceana County Circuit Court, Hart, MI,  and Newaygo County Circuit Court, White Cloud, MI
Judge Monton speaking at his retirement party before the Oceana and Newaygo County Bar Association.

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.