Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Henry County Clerk Debra Walker receives the 2016 Outstanding County Clerk Award

Henry County Clerk Debra Walker receives the 2016 Outstanding County Clerk Award

December 15, 2016 by

The Association of Indiana Counties (AIC) announced that Henry County Clerk Debbie Walker received the 2016 Outstanding County Clerk Award. The award recognized her contributions to county government throughout her years of public service.
Walker began her career working in the Henry County Commissioner’s office before being elected to serve as Henry County Treasurer, where she [...]

Judge Mary G. Willis recognized for 25 years in the practice of law at ISBA award luncheon

Judge Mary G. Willis recognized for 25 years in the practice of law at ISBA award luncheon

December 15, 2016 by

Hon. Mary G. Willis’ 25 years of service in the practice of law were recognized at the Indiana State Bar Association’s awards luncheon in Indianapolis on Sept. 9.
Prior to accepting her current position as Chief Administrative Officer of the Indiana Supreme Court, Judge Willis was elected as the judge of the Henry Circuit Court #1 [...]

Judge Harcourt receives distinguished service award

Judge Harcourt receives distinguished service award

September 21, 2016 by

Senior Judge Barbara Harcourt received the National Center for State Courts’ (NCSC) Distinguished Service Award on July 12 from NCSC President Mary McQueen. One of the highest awards presented by NCSC, it is presented annually to those who have made significant contributions to the justice system and who have supported NCSC’s mission.
Judge Harcourt was honored [...]

Bob Harkness named 2016 CASA of the Year

Bob Harkness named 2016 CASA of the Year

September 21, 2016 by

The State Office of GAL/CASA and the Indiana Retired Teachers Association (IRTA) began a partnership in 2007 to encourage more retired teachers to become advocates for abused and neglected children. In support of this partnership, each year the IRTA recognizes an outstanding IRTA member who has served as a CASA director, staff member or volunteer. [...]

Magistrate Heather Mollo featured in magazine

Magistrate Heather Mollo featured in magazine

September 21, 2016 by

Bartholomew County Magistrate Heather Mollo was featured in a recent article in Columbus-based She magazine titled “Courting Success: The women of the juvenile justice system work for local victories.” Magistrate Mollo was featured along with other women working with the Bartholomew County Juvenile Court and their experience handling cases involving juvenile delinquency, abuse and neglect. [...]

Tippecanoe County’s Christa Coffey named Clerk of the Year

Tippecanoe County’s Christa Coffey named Clerk of the Year

September 21, 2016 by

Tippecanoe Circuit Clerk Christa Coffey was named the Clerk of the Year by the Association of the Clerks of the Circuit Courts of Indiana. Whitley Circuit Clerk Debbie Beers presented Coffey with the award during the Annual Clerk’s Conference, June 8 at the Renaissance North Hotel in Carmel. Coffey was among five nominees considered for [...]

VASIA announced as a ‘Program of Excellence’, Judge Schneider honored

VASIA announced as a ‘Program of Excellence’, Judge Schneider honored

April 26, 2016 by

The Franciscan St. Margaret Health Volunteer Advocates for Seniors and Incapacitated Adults (VASIA) program was among ten (10) programs from across the country named a Program of Excellence by the Hospital Charitable Services Awards, a national program sponsored by Jackson Healthcare.
Judge Diane K. Schneider, Lake Superior Court, Civil Division #7, is highly involved with this [...]

Judge Granger attends State of the Union with Senator Joe Donnelly

Judge Granger attends State of the Union with Senator Joe Donnelly

February 25, 2016 by

Judge Maria Granger, Founder of Indiana’s First Veterans Court, was a guest at the State of the Union Address.
U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly invited Floyd County Superior Court Judge Maria Granger as his guest to President Obama’s final State of the Union speech. Judge Granger established Indiana’s first Veterans Court in 2011, and there are now [...]

Judge Gregory Horn receives award from Arc of Indiana

Judge Gregory Horn receives award from Arc of Indiana

February 25, 2016 by

The Arc of Indiana honored Judge Gregory Horn, Wayne County Superior Court, with The Arc’s Community Involvement Award at their annual Appreciation Luncheon on December 4, 2015 for his support and dedication to guardianship services for people with disabilities in east central Indiana.
Judge Horn’s efforts to initiate a county-wide guardianship program date back to 2009, [...]

Judge Gull awarded for jury innovation work

Judge Gull awarded for jury innovation work

January 25, 2016 by

For the past 10 years, Allen County Superior Court Judge Frances C. Gull has been committed to improving the jury management system in her county. In her efforts to make the jury system more convenient for jurors, Judge Gull helped establish mJuror, a system specifically designed for smart devices that allows jurors to communicate [...]

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