Every year, the Muskegon County Prosecutor's Office Circuit Court Division handles hundreds of felony cases including Homicides, Armed Robberies, Criminal Sexual Conduct, and Major Controlled Substance offenses. In 2013 alone, the Prosecutor's Office dealt with 2339 felony cases. The division is comprised of six assistant prosecutors as well as the Chief Trial Attorney and is responsible for handling every stage of a felony proceeding from preliminary examination through sentencing.
Chief Trial Attorney Raymond J. Kostrzewa reviews virtually every felony case at the time the case is issued. Veteran Assistant Prosecutors Brandon Davis and Christina Johnson, as well as Senior Assistant Prosecutors Rachael McEnhill and Jim Corbett are tasked with preliminary examinations, the first, and often most critical, official court proceeding for felony cases.
Once a felony case is bound over to the 14th Circuit Court, the cases are divided between the Honorable Timothy Hicks and the Honorable William C. Marietti, Chief Circuit Court Judge. Senior Assistant Prosecutor Matt J. Roberts as well as Senior Assistants McEnhill and Corbett are assigned to Judge Hicks. Senior Assistant Robert Hedges along with Assistant Prosecutors Brandon Davis and Chrstina Johnson are assigned to Judge Marietti.
The Circuit Court Division brings a wealth of experience to the 14th Circuit Court, with over 50 years combined handling felony cases. The Division is dedicated to ensuring the victims of crime have their voices heard and achieving justice in a swift, firm, and fair manner.