David Reader

David J. Reader


Carolyn Henry

Carolyn Henry

Chief Assistant Prosecutor

Victim Assistance

Requesting a Police Report

Family Support

About Us

The Prosecuting Attorney is the chief law enforcement officer of Livingston County.  An elected official with a four year term of office, the Prosecuting Attorney is independent of the Michigan Attorney General.

Our Mission

To preserve and protect the rights, safety, and quality of life for the residents of Livingston County through diligent efforts to prosecute criminal offenses and seek justice for crime victims in Livingston County.

Office Responsibilities

  • Chief law enforcement official in Livingston County.
  • Reviews, authorizes, and prosecutes violations of felony and misdemeanor criminal laws of the State of Michigan committed within Livingston County.
  • Reviews and authorizes petitions involving felony and misdemeanor juvenile delinquency offenses.
  • Represents the People of the State of Michigan in criminal matters before the District and Circuit Courts, juvenile delinquency, parental neglect, and other matters in the Circuit Court Family Division and Probate Court; and appeals in the Court of Appeals and Michigan Supreme Court.
  • Prepares child abuse and neglect petitions, and prosecute actions to terminate parental rights.
  • Attends contested mental health commitment hearings.
  • Files and litigates actions to establish paternity and child support orders.
Jenny Nash, Livingston County Treasurer
David J. Reader
Carolyn Henry
Chief Assistant Prosecutor

Phone - Main

(517) 546-1850

Phone - Family Support

(517) 548-1444

Phone - Victim Rights

(517) 546-8358


Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Closed County Holidays

Law Center

210 S. Highlander Way
Howell, MI 48843

Fax - Main

(517) 546-0728

Fax - Family Support

(517) 548-7580
Family Support Email: