Hon. Monte J. Burmeister

  • Elected by Probate Judges
  • Member since January 1, 2013
  • Current term expires December 31, 2023

  • Hon. Monte J. Burmeister is the Probate Judge for Crawford County, Michigan.  He was elected to the Probate Bench in 2006 and was re-elected in 2012.  Judge Burmeister was in private practice prior to taking the bench and operated his own law firm from 1999 through 2006.  He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from James Madison College at Michigan State University, with honors, in 1990, and received his Juris Doctor from Wayne State University Law School in 1993.  Judge Burmeister sits on the Executive Board for the Michigan Probate Judges Association.  He began his tenure on the Commission in 2013, and served as the Commission's Chairperson in 2019 and 2020.