Springstead named to 27th Circuit Court

Gov. Rick Snyder announced that he will appoint Robert Springstead to the 27th Circuit Court, covering Newaygo and Oceana Counties. 

“As the Newaygo County Prosecutor, Robert Springstead earned a reputation as being a fair, knowledgeable and hard-working attorney” Snyder said.  “I am confident he will continue to provide excellent public service in his new position.” 

Springstead, of White Cloud, has served as the prosecuting attorney in Newaygo County since 2010.  From 2006 to 2010, he was in private practice as a partner at Springstead Law Offices where he served as defense counsel in misdemeanor and felony cases, and represented clients in domestic relations, real estate, and civil litigation.  He began his career in 1995 at Springstead & Bostic, PC, in Hart.

Springstead is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Newaygo County Bar Association, the Oceana County Bar Association, the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan and the Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Kalamazoo College in 1990 and his law degree from Detroit College of Law in 1993.  He will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Judge Anthony Monton. 

Springstead must seek election in November 2018 for a full six-year term.