JUDGE KIM HALL
On January 1, 2013, Judge Kim Hall began serving his 27th year as an elected official in Starke County. He was first elected to the position of Starke County Prosecuting Attorney in 1986 and served in that capacity for 18 years, being re-elected in 1990, 1994, 1998, and 2002. During that time, he was also elected to represent all Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys throughout the State of Indiana as Chairman of the Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council.
In 2004, he was elected to the position of Judge of the Starke Circuit Court, and began serving a six year term on January 1, 2005. He was re-elected to a second term in 2010. He presently serves the Judicial Conference of Indiana on the Criminal Law Policy Committee and the Community Relations Committee, which focuses upon education and the relationship between the court and the community.
Judge Hall is a graduate of Valparaiso University School of Law and has been a member of the Indiana bar for over 30 years. He continues to stay informed of the developments in Indiana law by participating in continuing legal education programs sponsored by the Indiana Judicial Center and the Indiana Supreme Court. He is a graduate of the Indiana Judicial College.
Magistrate Jeanene Calabrese
Magistrate Calabrese was appointed January 1, 2007, and has now been on the bench for six years. She received her Juris Doctorate Degree from Valparaiso University School of Law in 1990.
She served as the Pulaski County Prosecuting Attorney from 1994-2002 and is a past Chairperson of the Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council.
Donna Brooks – 772-9146
Robin Trusty – 772-9147
Donna Davis – 772-9191 (Jury Administrator)
Delainah Hewlett – 772-9156 (Court Reporter)
Sue Brewer – 772-9146
Bailiffs / Court Security
Larry Keiser – 772-9146
Skyler Ellinger – 772-9146
Small Claims Administrator
Pat Tolson – 772-9122
John Thorstad – Chief Probation Officer
Kristi Nolcheff – Probation Officer
Jaime Fletcher – Probation Officer
Annette Warkentien – Probation Officer
Lynn Flaherty – Secretary
CASA Program Director
Rhonda Adcock – 772-7200
CASA Assistant Director
Larry Harris – 772-7200