Kalamaoo County

OFFICE OF THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY

ADMINISTRATION


Jeff Getting
Prosecuting Attorney

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 Recovery Court.


Lisa A Henthorn
Prosecutor's Administrator

Lisa has worked with Kalamazoo County since 1986. In 2014, she joined the Kalamazoo County Prosecutor's Office as the Prosecutor's Administrator.

As the Administrator, she is responsible for supervising all non-attorney staff and provides direct supervision of the Victim/Witness Unit. In addition, she oversees the Office budget, coordinates grant applications and contracts, and manages the technological needs of the Office. Also, she coordinates the preparation and maintenance of various Office manuals, and directs the administration of legal document flow, including electronig document flow.

In 2013, Lisa graduated from Davenport` University, where she received a Master's Degree in Business Administration.

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