Skip to main content
Email Subscription

To sign up for email updates from Macomb County or to access your subscriber preferences, please enter your email address. If you would like to subscribe for text alerts please select Text Updates in the drop-down menu.

Prosecuting Attorney
Peter J. Lucido

Appellate Unit 

Our mission is to protect the rights of victims throughout the entire criminal justice process and ensure the reliability of convictions.

The Appellate Unit responds to appeals in criminal and child protection matters in the Macomb County Circuit Court, the Michigan Court of Appeals and Michigan Supreme Court.  It also initiates appeals of adverse rulings.

Appellate attorneys constantly monitor changes in the law and provide those updates to all Assistant Prosecutors and area law enforcement officers.

They also provide research assistance to the trial staff when Prosecutors are in trial.

Parole appeals are also a part of this division. These cases involve the opposition to the parole of incarcerated inmates who are a threat to public safety or to individual victims.

Chief Josh Abbott 
Phone 586-469-7767
Email  Joshua.abbott@macombgov.org

Emil Semaan 
Phone 586-469-5674
Email  emil.semaan@macombgov.org

Aaron Hall 
Phone 586-469-7293
Email  aaron.hall@macombgov.org