Ludington attorney appointed Oceana assistant prosecutor.

March 6, 2017
Chad DeRouin

Chad DeRouin

Ludington attorney appointed Oceana assistant prosecutor.


HART — Chad A. DeRouin of Ludington has been hired as the new chief assistant prosecutor for Oceana County, said Oceana County Prosecutor Joseph Bizon.

A Muskegon native, DeRouin earned his bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University in 2010 and his law degree from Thomas A. Cooley Law School in 2013.

He began his private law practice of Chad A. DeRouin, PLC in 2015 and has since argued cases in several Michigan counties, including Oceana, Mason, Manistee, Lake and Muskegon.

During his time in private practice, he gained invaluable experience that he believes will allow him to thrive in his new position.

He’s a veteran of the US Army, and he credits his time in the Army and his family for giving him the mental strength, integrity and motivation to get him where he is today.

DeRouin, replaces Jeffrey Kabot, who worked as the chief assistant prosecutor since August of 2014. He is expected to begin his duties Monday, March 13, Bizon said.

DeRouin’s starting annual salary is $60,000, Bizon said.

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