Attorney Geoffrey K. Rettig was born in Garden City, Michigan. He is a proud graduate of Livonia Benjamin Franklin High School . He attended Western Michigan University and upon graduation, he obtained his Bachelor's degree in Political Science/Public Law, cum laude in 1986. Mr. Rettig obtained his Juris Doctorate from Wayne State University School of Law in 1989. Thereafter, Mr. Rettig worked as a Prosecuting Attorney from 1989 to 2000 in Presque Isle County and Midland County. During his tenure as a public prosecutor, Mr. Rettig tried to verdict numerous misdemeanor and felony offenses, including LIfe offenses and Habitual Offenders. Mr. Rettig was also responsible for the IV-D Child Support Recovery program in Midland County, obtaining reimbursement for public assistance money expended on behalf of minor children and their custodial parent.
In 2001, Mr. Rettig associated himself with the firm of Barberi Law. in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. His practice concetrated in Criminal Defense and Civil Litigation, notably in the area of Automobile Negligence claims.
In January of 2015, Mr. Rettig was appointed to the position of Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney by Midland County Prosecutor, J. Dee Brooks. Mr. Rettig is currently a member of the Midland County Bar Association and the State Bar of Michigan.
Midland County Prosecuting Attorney
220 W. Ellsworth
Midland, MI, 48640
|MI||Active And In Good Standing||1989||05/24/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Prosecutor of the Year||Michigan Family Support Council||1995|
|Chief Assistant Prosecutor||County of Midland, Michigan||2015 - Present|
|Shareholder||Law Offices of Joseph T. Barberi, P.C.||2001 - Present|
|Assistant Prosecuting Attorney||County of Midland, Michigan||1991 - 2001|
|Assistant Prosecuting Attorney||County of Presque Isle, Michigan||1989 - 1991|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|State Bar of Michigan||Member||N/A|
|Michigan Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Isabella County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Wayne State University Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||1989|
|Western Michigan University||BS - Bachelor of Science||1986|
|People v Hrlic||Reversed by Court of Appeals|
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