Brien R. Fortino

Brien R. Fortino

Big Rapids, Michigan

Experienced Assistant Prosecuting Attorney with expertise in criminal law, traffic law, juvenile and child protective proceedings

Experience as Attorney Referee in Probate Court, presiding over all phases of Juvenile and Child Protective Proceedings

Experience in legal research, drafts, and briefs

Extensive experience presiding over informal hearings, arraignments, probable cause determinations and small claims cases

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Administration
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Relations
  • Divorce
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Civil Litigation


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • Juris Doctor
  • Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
    • Bachelor of Science, History


  • Adjunct Professor, Lansing Community College, Thomas M. Cooley Law School

Past Employment Positions

  • Eaton County Probate Court, Interim Attorney Referee
  • Eaton County District Court, Attorney Magistrate and Deputy Court Administrator
  • Eaton County Prosecuting Attorney's Office , Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
  • Barry County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
  • Scodeller, DeLuca, and Schober Law Firm, Lansing, Michigan

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