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Workers’ Compensation Agency (WCA) releases updated magistrate docket assignment list effective January 28, 2019.

Workers comp locationMany of our clients wonder about the location of their workers’ compensation case. These types of matters are administrative and not decided at the local courthouse.

The county of injury determines where a case will take place. Hearing sites are in Detroit, Pontiac, Okemos, Saginaw, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Gaylord, Traverse City, Baraga, Escanaba, and Sault Ste. Marie.

Magistrates appointed by the governor decide facts and law in disputed workers’ compensation cases. Here is an updated list of docket assignments.

MAGISTRATE                              DOCKET ASSIGNMENT

Keith Castora                                     Detroit

Jane Colombo                                    Detroit

David DeGraw                                   Kalamazoo, Okemos

Philip Della Santina                         Pontiac

David Grunewald                              Detroit

Michael Heck                                     Detroit

J. William Housefield                      Okemos

Luke McMurray, Chair                    Saginaw

E. Louis Ognisanti                            Pontiac, Saginaw

John Sims                                          Baraga, Escanaba, Okemos, Sault Ste. Marie

Chris Slater                                        Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo

Robert Timmons                              Gaylord, Grand Rapids, Traverse City

David Williams                                 Detroit, Pontiac

Lisa Woons                                        Grand Rapids, Okemos

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