Jeff has practiced law in Kalamazoo County for over 23 years. As an Assistant Prosecutor
from 1990-1998, he successfully prosecuted thousands of cases, including several homicides, drug cases
and sex crimes. Working primarily in Circuit Court, Jeff routinely handled the toughest, most
high-profile and difficult to prosecute cases in Kalamazoo County. After being in private practice
for 14 years, Jeff was elected Prosecuting Attorney in 2012.
A lifelong West Michigander, Jeff was born and raised in Wyoming, Michigan, graduating from Wyoming
Rogers High School in 1982. He then moved to Kalamazoo to attend Western Michigan University,
completing dual degrees in Criminal Justice and Sociology. Jeff earned his law degree from Indiana
University School of Law - Bloomington in 1989.
In the community, Jeff serves (or has served) on the Board of Directors for Guardian Advocacy and
Finance Services, the Kalamazoo County Bar Association and the State Bar of Michigan's Attorney
Discipline Board Hearing Panel. He is also a member of Kiwanis and coaches West Portage Little League.
Scott W. Brower Chief Assistant
Scott served nearly 13 years as a Sheriff's Deputy in Ottawa County
before becoming an Assistant Prosecuting Attonrey in Kalamazoo County in 1993. He holds a degree in Criminal Justice from Grand Valley State College
and received his law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 1992.
He has worked in all areas of the Office, handling cases in District Court, Probate Court and in both the Trial Division and Family Division of the Circuit Court.
Scott served as the District Court Division Team Leader and Family Court Division Team Leader before becoming the Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in November 2016.
He served on the Kalamazoo County Criminal Process Committee and is the liaison between the Prosecutor's Office and the Kalamazoo County Mental Health