PROSECUTING ATTORNEY’S OFFICE

The Prosecuting Attorney, chief law enforcement official in Emmet County, is responsible for a wide array of legal functions for the county with over 250 duties created by the state legislature. Click here to read more about the responsibilities and duties of the PA’s Office.

 

Mailing Address: 200 Division Street, Suite G42 ~ Petoskey, MI ~ 49770
Phone:   (231) 348-1725
Fax:   (231) 348-0686
Email:  [email protected]
Location: The Prosecuting Attorney’s office is located in the Emmet County Building on the ground floor in suite G42. All visitors must enter at the Lake Street entrance and go through security procedures currently in place. Except for specific holidays, the PA’s office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., including through the lunch hour.

MESSAGE FROM THE PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE CONCERNING COVID
The Prosecutor’s Office is open and operating for business as usual. All phone calls will be answered during normal business hours at (231) 348-1725 with voicemails being returned on our next business day. Please continue to use electronic means for providing paperwork. The general office email is [email protected].


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    Emmet County Prosecuting Attorney

    James R. Linderman

     

    James Linderman, a native of Harbor Springs, has served as Emmet County’s Prosecuting Attorney since January 2005, after winning his first election in November 2004. Linderman earned his juris doctorate degree from the University of Minnesota Law School and also attended Indiana University where he received a master’s degree in business finance. He has worked, in some capacity, with the Emmet County’s prosecutor’s office for nearly 40 years, previously serving as the chief assistant prosecutor for years before being elected to lead the PA office. Linderman was reelected in November 2020 for another four-year term, beginning Jan. 1, 2021. He can be reached at [email protected].

ASSISTANT PROSECUTORS

STEPHEN B. GRAHAM JR.
Chief Assistant Prosecutor
W.M.U. Cooley Law School
CHRISTINE B. BURKE
Assistant Prosecutor
University of Oregon School of Law
   
ELISE G. PLANCON
Assistant Prosecutor
Michigan State University College of Law
GABRIEL R. MATTICE
Assistant Prosecutor
William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii at Mano
   

 


ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

To speak with someone in the Prosecutor’s Office, please call (231) 348-1725 or send an email to [email protected].

JENNIFER BOYER
Prosecuting Attorney’s Office Manager
KATELYN MORSE
Victim Advocate/Witness Coordinator
CORINNE KOURY
Child Support Specialist
     
ASHLEY WILLIAMS
Legal Secretary
SONYA GODDARD
Legal Secretary
Kimberly Sweebe
Receptionist & Part-time Advocate
     

 


 

Emmet County, Michigan
200 Division Street, Petoskey MI 49770
(231) 348-1702 | Contact Us