Judge Monton To Retire
The Honorable Judge Anthony A. Monton announced he will retire from the bench on March 1 2017.
Judge Monton has been serving as Circuit Judge for the 27th Circuit Court since January of 1989 following his successful election bid...
...the previous November. Re-elected in 1994, 2000, 2006 and 2012, Judge Monton was appointed Chief Judge of all the trial courts within the 27th Circuit in 2014 by the Michigan Supreme Court.
Judge Monton served as Oceana County Prosecutor prior to his first election in 1988 and also worked in private practice with the firm Urick and Monton.
Governor Rick Snyder will appoint the next Circuit Court Judge who will serve the term that will expire on January 1, 1919. The next election for this position on the bench will be in November of 2018.