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MSC Offices and Programs

Chief of Staff

Larry S. Royster

(517) 373-0120

  • Provide Assistance to the Chief Justice and Justices
  • Formulate Policy and Provide Overall Direction for Administration of the Supreme Court


State Court Administrative Office

Milton Mack, Jr., State Court Administrator (effective July 24, 2015)

Dawn A. Monk, Chief Operating Officer

(517) 373-0128

  • Administrative Oversight of Trial Court Operations
  • Research, Analysis, Standards, Data Collection


Board of Law Examiners

Maribeth Preston, Executive Director
(517) 373-4453

  • Admission to the Michigan Bar


Clerk's Office

Larry S. Royster, Clerk

(517) 373-0120

  • Issue Certificates of Good Standing
  • Schedule Oral Arguments, Issue Orders and Opinions


Court Crier

Jeff Mills, Crier

(517) 373-5541

  • Open, Close, and Record Sessions of the Court
  • Building-Related Issues


Court Security and Emergency Management

John Ort, Director

(517) 373-4427

  • Security and Emergency Management
  • Trial Courts Security



Beth Barber, Finance Director

(517) 373-5543

  • Financial Recordkeeping for the Judicial Branch
  • Trial Court Audits


Human Resources

Edward Zobeck, Director/Chief Administrative Officer

(517) 373-1147

  • Employment Administration
  • Payroll and Benefits Administration


Public Information Office

John Nevin, Communications Director

(517) 373-0129

  • Liaison Between Public and Judicial Branch
  • Press Releases and Media Calls


Reporter of Decisions

Kathryn L. Loomis, Reporter

(517) 373-1977

  • Publish Supreme Court and Court of Appeals Decisions
  • Distribute Reports and Court Rules


Supreme Court General Counsel and Administrative Counsel

Thomas Clement, General Counsel

(517) 373-0128

  • Executive and Legislative Liaison
  • Prepare and Oversee the Supreme Court Administrative Docket