Carl Macpherson
Chief Public Defender

100 Church Street
St. Joseph, MI 49085

Phone: (269) 982-8698
E-Mail: Carl Macpherson

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
(Closed County Holidays)

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By the authority of the Berrien County Board of Commissioners, the Public Defenders Office was created  (Resolution #C1610291 dated 10/13/2016).  The department is staffed by the Public Defender, Chief Assistant Public Defender, two Assistant Public Defender 3, three Assistant Public Defender 2, one Assistant Public Defender 1, one Office Manager, one part time investigator and two Legal Secretary II positions.   The department will be staffed and operational January 1, 2017.

The Public Defender Office is located at 100 Church St., St. Joseph, MI.  The phone number is 269-983-7111, ext. 8263.

On December 15, 2016, the department was introduced to the Board of Commissioners and the public. 

Seated from left to right: Kaitlin Locke, Stephanie Farkas, Jennifer Fields, Kristina Blackmore, and Jenny Grimm.

Standing from left to right: Jonathan Baber, Regina Reitz, Jennifer Lamp, Scott Sanford, Brandon Barthelemy, Ryan Seale, Carl Macpherson, and Kim Fowler. 


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