St. Joseph Circuit Court Judge, Magistrate and Offices


101 South Main Street, South Bend, 2nd Floor, 46601
Established by the Indiana Constitution, the St. Joseph Circuit Court has been in continuous operation since 1831.  The current Court consists of an elected judge and two appointed magistrate judges.  The St. Joseph Circuit Court has jurisdiction over equitable claims, civil disputes and criminal cases not specifically conferred by statute or local rule on another court.  The Judge of the Circuit Court also has statutory powers regarding civil unrest, re-appraisement and regulation of estates, and appeals from city and town courts.


Clerk’s Offices of the Circuit Court
South Bend Division
Circuit Court Clerk’s Office – South Bend
Courthouse, 101 South Main Street, South Bend, IN 46601
General Office Number…………………………………………………………..(574) 235-9679

Mishawaka Division

Circuit Court Clerk’s Office – Mishawaka
County Services Building, 219 Lincolnway West, Mishawaka, IN 46554
General Office Number………………………………………………………..…(574) 256-6235
Civil Protective Order Division
Circuit Court Clerk’s Office – South Bend
Courthouse, 101 South Main Street, South Bend, IN 46601
General Office Number…………………………………………………………..(574) 235-9679


Judicial Officers of the Circuit Court
Michael G. Gotsch – Judge 

Courthouse, 101 South Main Street, 3rd Floor, South Bend, 46601
Judge’s Chambers………………………………………………………………..(574) 235-9551
               Fax Number…………………………………………………….…...... (574) 245-6618
Judy Shroyer – Executive Assistant
Timothy St.Clair – Court Reporter
Joseph Nagy – Bailiff

Andre B. Gammage – Magistrate Judge

Courthouse, 101 South Main Street, 2nd Floor, South Bend, 46601
Judge’s Chambers ………...……………………………………………………..(574) 235-9181
               Fax Number……………………………………………………........…(574) 235-9656
Reagan McManus – Administrative Assistant
Marcia Kope – Court Reporter


Larry L. Ambler – Magistrate Judge

County Services Building, 219 Lincolnway West, 2nd Floor, Mishawaka, 46554
Judge’s Chambers …...………………………………………………………..…(574) 256-6237
               Fax Number…………………………………………………….…..…(574) 256-6240
Gail Hupp – Administrative Assistant
Jayne Gard – Court Reporter
Kenneth Fedder – Bailiff


Administrative Staff of the Circuit Court
Lisa Plencner – Court Administrator, Room 223 ………………………………(574)-235-5083


Civil Protective Order Court
Kelly Gallagher – Civil Protective Order Court Coordinator, Room 300……...(574)-235-9661
Erica Burns – Civil Protective Order Administrative Assistant, Room 237…...(574)-235-9661


 

 

 

   
 

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