SW Michigan
3:51 pm
Tue November 26, 2013

New judges in Kalamazoo and Paw Paw

Credit WMUK

Governor Rick Snyder has announced two judicial appointments for Southwest Michigan.

The governor’s office says he has appointed former Kalamazoo County Assistant Prosecutor Scott Pierangeli to the Kalamazoo County Probate Court. He will replace Donald Halstead who resigned this past summer.

The governor also announced that attorney Jeffrey Dufon of Kalamazoo will serve as a judge on the 36th District Circuit Court in Van Buren County. He replaces Judge Paul Hamre, who retired this summer.

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7:29 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Berrien County wants to keep judges

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The State Court Administrative Office has recommended eliminating one judicial position
ST. JOSEPH - Berrien County commissioners Thursday voted to ask state legislators from the area to work to block a proposal to reduce the number of judges in the county from 11 to 10.