Court Administration

Court Administration is responsible for all non-judicial functions of the court, including management of case flow, human resources, budget, records management, court schedules, information technology, and jury service. Efficient operations being critical to our delivery of services, Court Administration works with the judges to provide fair and effective access to our system of justice. 
Court Administrator
Anethia O. Brewer earned her B.A. in Public Administration from Eastern Michigan University, and her M.A. from Michigan State University in Organizational Development and Labor Management.  Prior to her current position, she served as Court Administrator for the 55th District Court for Ingham County, from May of 2004 to May of 2008, and Deputy Administrator for 12th District Court, Jackson County, from October of 1995 until May of 2004.  In May of 2008, she was appointed Court Administrator of the 54-A District Court.  Anethia is a member of the National Association for Court Management (NACM) and the Michigan Court Administrators Association (MCAA).

Deputy Court Administrator
Mary K. Kelly earned her B.A. from Michigan State University, and her J.D. from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School.  Prior to her current position, she was an associate in the Labor Relations Department for the City of Grand Rapids, a staff attorney at the Kent County Office of the Defender, a partner in private law practice, and from June of 1998 to August of 2005, the Chief Deputy Clerk of the Court for the 17th Circuit Court in Kent County, Michigan.  Mary has been the Deputy Court Administrator of the 54-A District Court since 2005, and was appointed as magistrate in 2015.  Mary is a member of the Michigan Bar Association.