Based upon the Governor’s Executive Order No. 2020-110, all Ionia County buildings and non-essential departments and services are now OPEN to the public by appointment only. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m.
You must first contact the office/department in which you would like to do business at in order to schedule an appointment.

VISITOR NOTICE FOR IONIA COUNTY

Photo of original staff members of Public Defender office, October 2018

Public Defender Office Staff

  • Walter J. Downes, Chief Public Defender
  • Larry Lewis, Assistant Public Defender
  • A’ndreanna Vanden Berg, Assistant Public Defender
  • Alison Stoken, Senior Secretary/Paralegal
  • Melony Bigger, Secretary/Paralegal

Public Defender Office

Walter J. Downes
Chief Public Defender

Location
101 W Main
Ionia, MI 48846

Phone
(616) 527-8242

Fax
(616) 527-5379