Judges

Judges


(313) 224-5430 701 CAYMC

2 Woodward Avenue
Room 701
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-5430. Court personnel are in the Courtroom and available by phone. If you do not reach staff by phone, please email frances.yturri@3rdcc.org.

Staff:

Courtroom Clerk: Stacey Stallworth
Law Clerk: Frances Yturri, frances.yturri@3rdcc.org
Court Reporter: Athalia Cargile
Deputy: Reginald Gordon

Honorable Leslie Kim Smith
Chief Judge Pro Tem
(313) 224-2427 1707 CAYMC
1707 Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
2 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI  48226
Phone: 313-224-2427

Email:JudgeSmith-Court@3rdcc.org

Staff:
Law Clerk: Lauren Hall
Court Clerk: Kimberley DeLoach
Court Reporter: Manuwella Jones

 COURTROOM PROTOCOL
The Courtroom 1707 is open to the public. Court proceedings are conducted remotely via Zoom Technology or in person at the attorney or party's request or at the court's discretion. All court hearings are live streamed on YouTube.
ZOOM CONNECTION INFORMATION
If you have a conference, motion or hearing scheduled before the Court, go to www.3rdcc.org/zoom/civil and click on the green button labeled "Join Meeting" next to Judge Smith's name.

You will enter the waiting room. Participants' display must include you name, case number and client name. If you need to change your display, you must leave the waiting room and make the change in your Zoom settings. There may be a large number of participants in the waiting room at one time and if you are not properly identified, you may not be admitted into the virtual courtroom without the proper information displayed.
If you have difficulties connecting call 313-224-2427.
COMMUNICATION WITH THE COURT
Email is the preferred way to communicate with the Court. Please make sure you include all parties in the case on your email.

The subject line of the email should include the case name and case number. Also include the cellphone number of the contact person, in case Court staff needs to speak with the party.

JudgeSmith-Court@3rdcc.org

*If you call the courtroom, your call may not be answered due to staffing limitations. Please send an email or try your call later.

SETTLEMENT AND STATUS CONFERENCES

Conferences shall be conducted remotely via Zoom unless an attorney or party request an in-person conference or at the court's discretion. Clients do not need to appear via Zoom but must be available by telephone. If it is an in-person conference, parties, adjusters and/or person with the authority to settle the case must be present unless excused by the court.

Parties may file a stipulated order to adjourn settlement conference to attend facilitation. Order shall include the name of the facilitator and date scheduled to facilitate. The settlement conference will be adjourned to a date after facilitation. Stipulated order must be filed at least one week prior to the scheduled conference date.

*The date and time for conferences may change, so parties should check the register of action to confirm the date and time for the conference.

GENERAL MOTION CALL

Judge Smith's general motion call is Friday morning at 8:30am or 9:30am.

Preacipes are required for all general motions.

*If you wish to dismiss or adjourn your motion, please email JudgeSmith-Court@3rdcc.org at least one day prior to the hearing date.

You may confirm a hearing date and time by going to the Court Website at www.3rdcc.org and click on "Zoom Virtual Meeting" in the red box then click on "Civil Division Dockets". Located under Judge Smith's name will be a list of hearing dates and times for that day.

*Hard copies of General Motions are not required.

MOTION FOR SUMMARY DISPOSITION

After you have efiled a Motion for Summary Disposition, email a copy of the motion to the Judicial Law Clerk at Lauren.Hall@3rdcc.org for a hearing date. The moving party shall file a notice of hearing and praecipe with the date and time provided.

Pursuant to MCR 2.116(G) responses (including briefs) must be filed and served at least 7 days before the hearing and replies must be filed and served at least 4 days before the hearing. IF THE RESPONSE IS NOT TIMELY FILED, the moving party may file an order granting the motion.

If there is a scheduling conflict, the moving party must contact the Judicial Law Clerk within 14 days for a new date and time.

Parties may file a stipulated order to adjourn a hearing date. Contact the Judicial Law Clerk for new hearing date. The moving party shall file a notice of hearing with the new date and time of the hearing.

If the moving party wishes to dismiss the motion, you must contact the Judicial Law Clerk within 3 days prior to the hearing date. If the moving party fails to appear for the hearing without notifying the Judicial Law Clerk, the party and/or the party's attorney may be subject to assessment of costs and penalty under MCR 2.119 (E)(4)(b).

The week of the scheduled hearing, you may confirm the hearing by going to 3rdcc.org, click on "Virtual Meeting" in the red box then click on "Civil Division Dockets". Located under Judge Smith's name will be a list of all hearing dates and time. 


Civil

(313) 224-2427 1707 CAYMC
1707 Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
2 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI  48226
Phone: 313-224-2427

Email:JudgeSmith-Court@3rdcc.org

Staff:
Law Clerk: Lauren Hall
Court Clerk: Kimberley DeLoach
Court Reporter: Manuwella Jones

 COURTROOM PROTOCOL
The Courtroom 1707 is open to the public. Court proceedings are conducted remotely via Zoom Technology or in person at the attorney or party's request or at the court's discretion. All court hearings are live streamed on YouTube.
ZOOM CONNECTION INFORMATION
If you have a conference, motion or hearing scheduled before the Court, go to www.3rdcc.org/zoom/civil and click on the green button labeled "Join Meeting" next to Judge Smith's name.

You will enter the waiting room. Participants' display must include you name, case number and client name. If you need to change your display, you must leave the waiting room and make the change in your Zoom settings. There may be a large number of participants in the waiting room at one time and if you are not properly identified, you may not be admitted into the virtual courtroom without the proper information displayed.
If you have difficulties connecting call 313-224-2427.
COMMUNICATION WITH THE COURT
Email is the preferred way to communicate with the Court. Please make sure you include all parties in the case on your email.

The subject line of the email should include the case name and case number. Also include the cellphone number of the contact person, in case Court staff needs to speak with the party.

JudgeSmith-Court@3rdcc.org

*If you call the courtroom, your call may not be answered due to staffing limitations. Please send an email or try your call later.

SETTLEMENT AND STATUS CONFERENCES

Conferences shall be conducted remotely via Zoom unless an attorney or party request an in-person conference or at the court's discretion. Clients do not need to appear via Zoom but must be available by telephone. If it is an in-person conference, parties, adjusters and/or person with the authority to settle the case must be present unless excused by the court.

Parties may file a stipulated order to adjourn settlement conference to attend facilitation. Order shall include the name of the facilitator and date scheduled to facilitate. The settlement conference will be adjourned to a date after facilitation. Stipulated order must be filed at least one week prior to the scheduled conference date.

*The date and time for conferences may change, so parties should check the register of action to confirm the date and time for the conference.

GENERAL MOTION CALL

Judge Smith's general motion call is Friday morning at 8:30am or 9:30am.

Preacipes are required for all general motions.

*If you wish to dismiss or adjourn your motion, please email JudgeSmith-Court@3rdcc.org at least one day prior to the hearing date.

You may confirm a hearing date and time by going to the Court Website at www.3rdcc.org and click on "Zoom Virtual Meeting" in the red box then click on "Civil Division Dockets". Located under Judge Smith's name will be a list of hearing dates and times for that day.

*Hard copies of General Motions are not required.

MOTION FOR SUMMARY DISPOSITION

After you have efiled a Motion for Summary Disposition, email a copy of the motion to the Judicial Law Clerk at Lauren.Hall@3rdcc.org for a hearing date. The moving party shall file a notice of hearing and praecipe with the date and time provided.

Pursuant to MCR 2.116(G) responses (including briefs) must be filed and served at least 7 days before the hearing and replies must be filed and served at least 4 days before the hearing. IF THE RESPONSE IS NOT TIMELY FILED, the moving party may file an order granting the motion.

If there is a scheduling conflict, the moving party must contact the Judicial Law Clerk within 14 days for a new date and time.

Parties may file a stipulated order to adjourn a hearing date. Contact the Judicial Law Clerk for new hearing date. The moving party shall file a notice of hearing with the new date and time of the hearing.

If the moving party wishes to dismiss the motion, you must contact the Judicial Law Clerk within 3 days prior to the hearing date. If the moving party fails to appear for the hearing without notifying the Judicial Law Clerk, the party and/or the party's attorney may be subject to assessment of costs and penalty under MCR 2.119 (E)(4)(b).

The week of the scheduled hearing, you may confirm the hearing by going to 3rdcc.org, click on "Virtual Meeting" in the red box then click on "Civil Division Dockets". Located under Judge Smith's name will be a list of all hearing dates and time. 

(313) 224-0250 907 CAYMC

907 Coleman A. Young Municipal Center

2 Woodward Ave. 

Detroit, MI 48226-3413

Phone: (313) 224-0250

Staff:

Judicial Attorney: Rola Khanafer  

Email:  rola.khanafer@3rdcc.org

Courtroom Clerk: Roderick Byrd
Court Reporter: Reba Hooper

(313) 224-4679 1807 CAYMC

2 Woodward Avenue
Room 1807
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-4679

Staff:

Courtroom Clerk: Cheryl Bascomb (Cheryl.Bascomb@3rdcc.org)
Law Clerk: Michael Burns (Michael.Burns@3rdcc.org)
Court Reporter: Teria Carrington 
Deputy: Keilan Nims

(313) 224-5436 1701 CAYMC

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Room 1701
2 Woodward Avenue 
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-5436| Fax: (313) 967-6488

Staff:

Court Clerk: Nkenge Reed (Nkenge.Reed@3rdcc.org
Judicial Attorney: Victoria Lencione (Victoria.lencione@3rdcc.org)
Deputy: Ahmad Elzayat

THIS IS A PAPERLESS COURTROOM. A Judge's copy of ALL motions, responses, and replies must be sent to the Court via email  at JudgeElder-Court@3rdcc.org with all counsel copied. The Court WILL NOT consider any response/reply that was not emailed. .

Please see the Court's protocol for all Judge Elder's policies and procedures 

(313) 224-5195 1411 CAYMC

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
2 Woodward Avenue, Room 1411
Detroit, MI  48226

Phone: (313) 224-5195

Hours: 8:30 am to 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Staff:

Courtroom Clerk: Linda Woods
Judicial Attorney: Laura McMahon Lynch
Court Reporter: Video Courtroom
Deputy: Walter Armstrong

(313) 224-5207 1719 CAYMC
1719 Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
2 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: (313) 224-5207

Staff:

Courtroom Clerk: Ms. Kimberly Clifton (Kimberly.Clifton@3rdcc.org)
Judicial Assistant/Law Clerk: Ms. Taylor Seals (Taylor.Seals@3rdcc.org)
Court Reporter: Ms. Manuwella Jones (Please call (313) 224-0409 for information re: transcripts.)

**Instructions for Zoom Hearings/Meetings:
1. Go to http://www.3rdcc.org/zoom/civil 
2. Scroll down to Judge Gibson's name and click "Join Meeting"
3. Re-name yourself, if possible. Phone numbers are discouraged.
4. Use the time in the Waiting Room to check your audio.
5. If you are having issues, you may email or call court staff.

If you cannot access the above link you may go to www.3rdcc.org, look for the red bar at the top of the page & click “Zoom Virtual Meetings” then “Civil”. Scroll down to Judge Gibson’s name and click “Join Meeting”.

For telephone access (no video) call 1-646-876-9923 then enter Meeting ID 842 876 2673. The password, if requested, is “171900”.

Upon logging in you will automatically be placed in Judge Gibson's Waiting Room. As this is a Court proceeding, professional decorum is expected for ALL Zoom Hearings including, but not limited to, appropriate dress, background view, and NO eating, drinking or gum chewing during the proceedings. Please limit all background noise, distractions and third-party interactions. THERE IS TO BE NO RECORDING OF ZOOM HEARINGS.

On Fridays the Motion Call is scheduled to begin @ 9:45 a.m. You will be admitted then immediately invited to a Breakout Room in order to check-in with the Court Clerk. Afterward, you will be returned to the Waiting Room until your matter is called.

PLEASE SCROLL DOWN & CLICK ON "COURT PROTOCOL" TO ACCESS MORE IN-DEPTH INFORMATION & INSTRUCTIONS, ESPECIALLY WITH REGARD TO THE SCHEDULING OF MOTIONS BEFORE THIS COURT.

Thank you.


(313) 224-5243 1111 CAYMC

2 Woodward Avenue
Room 1111
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-5243

Hours 9:00am - 4:30pm. Closed 12:30-2:00pm

Staff:

Courtroom Clerk: Lisa Rutledge
Law Clerk: Erin Deschamps
Court Reporter: Reba Hooper
Deputy: Takisha O'Bannon


QUICK NOTES ON CURRENT PROCEDURES.

These supersede any conflicting procedures in the main protocol.

The main protocol page was updated on February 06, 2024. Please review and pay special attention to the changes made for trials/pre-trials. The amended protocols for those sections apply to all cases with a pre-trial conference docketed March 15, 2024 or later. All other updates take immediate effect. 

THIRD CIRCUIT COURT IS NOW POSTING ALL HEARINGS AND CONFERENCES TO THE WEBSITE. PLEASE FOLLOW THE COURT'S DIRECTIONS AND THE NOTICE OF HEARINGS TO KNOW IF YOU NEED TO BE PRESENT VIA ZOOM OR IN PERSON. ALL HEARINGS NOT SPECIFICALLY SCHEDULED BY THE COURT FOR ORAL ARGUMENTS WILL BE RULED ON SOLELY BASED ON THE PLEADINGS.

Email Judge Gillis' Administrative Staff to contact the court. Do not use the Gillis Courtroom email as this results in ex-parte will communications and the message will not be read by the court.

Phone lines have been restored. For settlement conferences, please have all attorneys on one line before calling the court at 313-224-5243.

MOTIONS

NEXT AVAILABLE FRIDAY IS FRIDAY, MARCH 15 at 9:00am and according to docket availability.

(313) 224-2474 1519 CAYMC

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Room 1519
2 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-224-2474

Staff:

Court Clerk: Deborah Royal
Law Clerk: Eric Ratkowski
Court Reporter: Shelee Beard

(313) 224-2444 921 CAYMC

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
2 Woodward Avenue, Room 1007
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-2444

ATTENTION:  JUDGE DANA M. HATHAWAY'S PROTOCOLS WERE UPDATED ON JUNE 27, 2023. PLEASE REVIEW THE PROTOCOLS FOR CHANGES TO HER COURT ROOM PROCEDURES.

Staff:

Judge Dana M. Hathaway; Dana.Hathaway@3rdcc.org  Any email to the Judge should also be copied to the Judicial Attorney and all parties of record.  There should be NO EXPARTE communications with the Judge.

JudgeDMHathaway-Court@3rdcc.org:  This email address only RECEIVES Judge's copies of pleadings associated with Summary Disposition Motions and Motions for Reconsideration ONLY.  If you send an inquiry to this email address you will not receive a response.

PLEASE DON'T SEND COPIES OF ANY OTHER PLEADINGS TO THIS EMAIL.

Courtroom Clerk:  Korey Pearson; korey.pearson@3rdcc.org

Judicial Attorney: Lorri Cary; lorri.cary@3rdcc.org

Court Reporter:  This is a video courtroom.  If you need to order a transcript you must do so through court reporting services.  The phone number is (313) 224-0409. 

Wayne County Deputy: Chandra Darrisaw

(313) 224-5487 1921 CAYMC

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Room 1921
2 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-224-5487

***REVIEW PROTOCOL PAGE BELOW RIGHT***

 

FOR ALL ADDITIONAL SCHEDULING CONCERNS/ISSUES PLEASE EMAIL:

brian.hodgman@3rdcc.org

Staff:

Court Clerk: Gaylynn Brooks-Williams
Judicial Attorney: Brian W. Hodgman (P76885) 
Court reporter: Reba Hooper

(313) 224-5225 1011 CAYMC

CAYMC
Room 1011
2 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-5225

Staff:

Judicial Assistant: Charmaine Ziegeler  -  charmaine.ziegeler@3rdcc.org

Courtroom Clerk: Ebony Upshaw -  ebony.upshaw@3rdcc.org


Court Reporter: Video Courtroom

Please be patient while we finalize our protocol.   See below for a few basic pieces of information.

General motions will be scheduled on Fridays - no hard copy required

MSD motions will be scheduled on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday - no hard copy required

When filing your MSD motions, please file a praecipe with a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday; the Court will change the date if necessary. 

When filing an MSD motion, please email a copy to charmaine.ziegeler@3rdcc.org   Once received, the JA will prepare a scheduling order.  

Please file your MSD motions before the settlement conference date

Motions for Reconsideration:  after efiling, please email a copy to the JA at charmaine.ziegeler@3rdcc.org

Settlement conferences:   clients may be available by phone

Judge Heise's Zoom ID is: 524 548 9029

At this time, with the exception of trials, Judge Heise is conducting all hearings, motions and conferences via Zoom.

The Court will not provide exhibit stickers.  You may label using numbers or letters

Regarding jury trials, the following applies:

*Judge Heise begins trials at 9:00 am

*Motions in limine must be heard at least two weeks before trial

*Jury instructions and verdict form are due 1 week before trial

*The lawyers will be conducting voir dire

*The JFPTO (which you receive from the JA) is due 1 week before trial

A stipulation is allowed to move from Track 1 to Track 2

A motion is required to move from Track 2 to Track 3

To order a transcript, contact Court Reporting Services at CourtReporting-CAYMC@3rdcc.org.


 
(313) 224-5183 1507 CAYMC

2 Woodward Avenue, Room 1507
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-224-5183/313-224-5185

Staff:

Court Clerk: Clara Rector clara.rector@3rdcc.org
Judicial Assistant: Amy Rhoades amy.rhoades@3rdcc.org
Court Reporter: video courtroom
Deputy: 

(313) 224-2415 1421 CAYMC

2 Woodward Avenue
Room 1421
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone Number: (313) 224-2415

Judicial Attorney: (313) 224-6267

Staff:

Courtroom clerk: Tara Hickman 
Judicial Attorney:
Court reporter: Manuwella Jones
Deputy:

(313) 224-0142 1007 CAYMC

2 Woodward Avenue
Room 1007
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-224-0142

Staff:

Court Clerk: Katrina Ross
Secretary: Sydney Adams
Court Reporter: Video

NEXT AVAILABLE MOTION DATE FOR NON DISPOSITIVE MOTIONS IS 4/4/2024 @ 9:00 A.M.

(313) 224-2240 1401 CAYMC

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
2 Woodward Avenue, Room 1401
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-2240

Staff:

Courtroom Clerk: Kimberly Davis
Judicial Assistant: 
Court Reporter: Contact Court Reporting Services at CourtReporting-CAYMC@3rdcc.org.

(313) 224-5481 913 CAYMC

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Room 913 
2 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-224-5481

Hours: 8:30 am to 12:30 pm; 2:00 pm to 4:15 pm

Staff:
Court Clerk: Moira Hartwell
Judicial Assistant: Robert Molnar
Court reporter: Video
Deputy: unassigned

(313) 224-6889 1821 CAYMC

Honorable Martha M. Snow

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
Two Woodward Avenue, Courtroom 1821 
Detroit, MI  48226

Phone: 313.224.6889

Staff:

Court Clerk:  Natasha O'Neil 
Judicial Attorney:  Lisa M. Damphousse
Court Reporter:  Video
Deputy:  Corporal Oliver Cross

ALL ATTORNEYS, ALL LAW FIRMS, AND ALL PARTIES SHALL IMPLEMENT ZOOM CONFERENCING CAPABILITIES IN THEIR OFFICES AND/OR IN THEIR HOMES IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN COURT PROCEEDINGS REMOTELY.

Settlement Conferences:  Until further notice, Settlement Conferences will be held via Zoom with Judge Snow.  Settlement Conferences will be scheduled in 15 minute increments.  For further details, please scroll down to the bottom of this summary and click on the "Court Protocol" button to access Judge Snow's standard protocol.

Notices of Hearing - for all Motions (dispositive and non-dispositive):  Until further notice, all Notices of Hearing must indicate that the hearing is being conducted via Zoom at the scheduled date and time.  Please also include the following language in your Notices of Hearing: 

    • To join the Zoom hearing, go to www.3rdcc.org/zoom/civil.  Scroll down to "Hon. Martha M. Snow" and click "Join Meeting" at the scheduled date and time.

    • If you have difficulty connecting or need to call in by phone, please call 313.224.6889 for additional details.      

Non-dispositive Motions (Friday motions):  All newly filed non-dispositive motions should be scheduled for March 29thPlease file your motions as usual and submit a praecipe for each motion for Friday, March 29, 2024, at 10:00 a.m.  CHECK YOUR ACCEPTED PRAECIPE TIME SLOT.  Once accepted, you may be assigned a different time slot.  You will be instructed to file a Re-Notice of Hearing that includes the aforementioned Zoom language as well as your new time slot.

In the event that you no longer need to argue a motion that was previously scheduled or if you would like to request an adjournment, the moving party must contact the clerk, Natasha O'Neil, directly at natasha.oneil@3rdcc.org regarding the same. 

Motions for Summary Disposition:  All newly filed motions for summary disposition will follow the usual course of scheduling.  You can review that process on Judge Snow's standard protocol which is linked below.  Please scroll down to the bottom of these updates and click on the "Court Protocol" button to access Judge Snow's standard protocol.  Please continue to mail or hand deliver physical Judge's copies of all motions, responses, and replies to the courthouse as usual.   

Any additional inquiries regarding motions for summary disposition may be sent directly to Lisa at lisa.damphousse@3rdcc.orgPlease copy all attorneys of record on your email in order to avoid any ex parte communications. 

In the event that you no longer need to argue a motion for summary disposition or if you would like to request an adjournment, the moving party must contact Lisa directly at lisa.damphousse@3rdcc.org regarding the same.  Please copy all attorneys of record on your email in order to avoid any ex parte communications. 

Transcripts:  To order a transcript from a hearing held before Judge Snow, please contact Court Reporting Services via email at CourtReporting-CAYMC@3rdcc.org.

Email addresses:      Judicial Attorney, Lisa M. Damphousse      lisa.damphousse@3rdcc.org

                                   Clerk, Natasha O'Neil                                  natasha.oneil@3rdcc.org

NEITHER ATTORNEYS, NOR THEIR STAFF, NOR THE PARTIES SHALL EMAIL JUDGE SNOW DIRECTLY UNLESS YOU WERE SPECIFICALLY ASKED TO DO SO BY JUDGE SNOW HERSELF.

For all other inquiries, please click below on the "Court Protocol" button which will take you to Judge Snow's standard protocol that is always in place regardless of the temporary court closure.  Thank you. 

(313) 224-2447 1101 CAYMC

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
2 Woodward Avenue, Room 1101
Detroit, MI  48226

Phone: (313) 224-2447

Staff:

Secretary: Lynn Wade
Court Clerk:  Matthew Johnson
Court Reporter: Shelee Beard 
WCS Deputy: Doug Outlaw 


Criminal

(313) 224-2417 501 FMHJ

Frank Murphy Hall of Justice
Room 501
1441 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-2417

Staff:

Judicial Assistant : David Fox

Courtroom Clerk: Donna Kutylowski
Law Clerk: David Fox
Court Reporter: Video Courtroom

(313) 224-7084 804 FMHJ

Frank Murphy Hall of Justice
Room 804
1441 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-7084

Staff: 

Judicial Assistant : Donna Bettis

Courtroom Clerk: Mark Ulatowski

Law Clerk: Donna Bettis

Court Reporter: Video


 
(313) 224-2275 603 FMHJ

Frank Murphy Hall of Justice
Room 603
1441 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-2275

Staff:

Judicial Assistant: Hope Cannady

Courtroom Clerk: Maya Nelson

Court Reporter: Video Courtroom


 
(313) 224-2484 803 FMHJ

Frank Murphy Hall of Justice
Room 803
1441 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-2484

Staff:

Judicial Assistant : Norelhuda Alkanas

Courtroom Clerk: Roberta Schultz
Administrative Assistant: Norelhuda Alkanas
Court Reporter: Video


 
(313) 224-0415 404 FMHJ

Frank Murphy Hall of Justice
Room 404
1441 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-0415

Staff:

Judicial Assistant: Evan Ford

Law Clerk: Evan Ford

Courtroom Clerk: Ethel Kirkwood


 
(313) 224-5440 802 FMHJ

Frank Murphy Hall of Justice
Room 802
1441 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-5440

Staff:

Judicial Assistant:  Rosalyn Dawson

Courtroom Clerk:  Unassigned

Court Reporter:  Video


 
(313) 224-2391 502 FMHJ

Frank Murphy Hall of Justice
Room 502
1441 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-2391

Staff:

Judicial Assistant: LaTanya Bradford

Courtroom Clerk: Dawn Brown
Judicial Attorney: LaTanya Bradford
Court Reporter: N/A


 
(313) 224-2477 602 FMHJ

Frank Murphy Hall of Justice
Room 602
1441 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-2477

Staff:

Judicial Assistant : Rachelle Parises

Courtroom Clerk: Shavonne Lau

Law Clerk: Rachelle Parises

Court Reporter: Brion Coury


 
(313) 224-2461 402 FMHJ

Frank Murphy Hall of Justice
Room 402
1441 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-2461

Staff:

Judicial Assistant: Janet Wolters

Law Clerk:  Janet Wolters

Courtroom Clerk: Unassigned

Court Reporter: Video Courtroom


 
(313) 224-5170 304 FMHJ

Frank Murphy Hall of Justice
Room 304
1441 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-5170

Staff:

Judicial Assistant : Patrick MacRae

Courtroom Clerk: Kai Boyd
Law Clerk: Patrick MacRae
Court Reporter: Melissa Harding


 
(313) 224-5192 403 FMHJ

Frank Murphy Hall of Justice
Room 403
1441 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-5192

JudgeEvans-Court@3rdcc.org

Staff:

Judicial Assistant : Rakia Beimel

                                rakia.beimel@3rdcc.org

Courtroom Clerk:    Lisa Ritter

                                lisa.ritter@3rdcc.org


 
(313) 224-5501 801 FMHJ

Frank Murphy Hall of Justice
Room 801
1441 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-5501

Staff:

Judicial Assistant : Vacant

Courtroom Clerk:  Karen Franklin

Law Clerk:

Court Reporter: Video


 
(313) 224-2441 604 FMHJ

Frank Murphy Hall of Justice

1441 St. Antoine, Room 604

Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-224-2441

Staff:

Judicial Assistant:  Alfreda Flowers

Court Clerk:  Unassigned

Court Reporter:  Video


 
(313) 224-2481 401 FMHJ

Frank Murphy Hall of Justice
Room 401
1441 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-2481

Staff:

Judicial Assistant : Jason Masopust

Courtroom Clerk: Debra Stephens
Law Clerk: Jason Masopust 
Court Reporter: Video


 
(313) 224-2789 601 FMHJ

Frank Murphy Hall of Justice
Room 601
1441 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-2789

Staff:

Judicial Assistant : Nacole Coplen

Courtroom Clerk: Dawn Gaines
Law Clerk: Nacole Coplen
Court Reporter: Unassigned


 
(313) 224-5246 503 FMHJ

Frank Murphy Hall of Justice
Room 503
1441 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-5246

Staff:

Judicial Assistant : Teresa Scott-Feijoo

Courtroom Clerk: Andrew Bearse

Law Clerk: Teresa Scott-Feijoo

Court Reporter: Video


 
(313) 224-0391 704 FMHJ

Frank Murphy Hall of Justice
Room 704
1441 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-0391

Staff:

Judicial Assistant : Brant Bowman 

Law Clerk:  Brant Bowman

Courtroom Clerk: Tamara Lowe

Court Reporter: Video Courtroom


 
(313) 224-4655 702 FMHJ

Frank Murphy Hall of Justice
Room 702
1441 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-4655

Staff:

Judicial Assistant: May Eskew

Courtroom Clerk: Maurita Wagner

Court Reporter: Sheila Love


 
(313) 224-5210 302 FMHJ

Frank Murphy Hall of Justice
Room 302
1441 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-5210

Staff:

Judicial Assistant: Dorthia Hollins

Courtroom Clerk: Emma Body

Court Reporter: Unassigned


 
(313) 224-2491 701 FMHJ

Frank Murphy Hall of Justice
Room 701
1441 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-2491

Staff:

Judicial Assistant: Nicole Scott

Courtroom Clerk:  Jacquetta Brown

Court Reporter:  Video Courtroom


 
(313) 224-8220 504 FMHJ

Frank Murphy Hall of Justice
Room 504
1441 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-8220

Staff:

Judicial Assistant: Brenda Clark

Courtroom Clerk:  Scarlett Constand
Law Clerk:  Brenda Clark
Court Reporter:  Kim Blackburn


 
(313) 224-5237 703 FMHJ

Frank Murphy Hall of Justice
Room 703
1441 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-5237

Staff:

Judicial Assistant: Mary McCrary

Courtroom Clerk: Jamar Phillips

Court Reporter: Gary Coury


 
(313) 224-8073 G-1 FMHJ

Frank Murphy Hall of Justice
Room G-1
1441 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-8073

Staff:  

Judicial Attorney:

Courtroom Clerk:  Max Rohtbart

Court Reporter: Video


 

Family Domestic

(313) 224-5176
1019 CAYMC
Zoom
JudgeFarhat-Court@3rdcc.org
Zoom Meeting

1019 Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
2 Woodward Ave 
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-224-5176

Staff:

Courtroom Clerk:  Loritha Kiel Loritha.Kiel@3rdcc.org
Judicial Attorney: Julia S. Habhab

Court reporter:  Dorothy Miller

(313) 224-2953
1813 CAYMC
Zoom
JudgeAbraham-Court@3rdcc.org
Zoom Meeting

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, courtroom 1813

2 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-224-2953

Email: JudgeAbraham-Court@3rdcc.org

  • Please include your case number in the subject line of your email AND rename all attachments to accurately reflect what is being submitted (Example: “23-123456-DO DOE v DOE CJOD”).

STAFF

  • Judicial Attorney: Maya M. Younis
  • Court Clerk: Marciana Lawrence
(313) 224-2430
1001 CAYMC
Zoom
JudgeCholack-Court@3rdcc.org
Zoom Meeting

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Room 1001
2 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-224-2430

Email: JudgeCholack-Court@3rdcc.org (please note this is the most efficient way for contact)

Staff:
Court Clerk: Wendy Hill
Judicial Attorney: Jen Van Thiel

(313) 224-0121
1601 CAYMC
Zoom
JudgeMACox-Court@3rdcc.org
Zoom Meeting

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
2 Woodward Ave, Room 1601
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-224-0121

Staff:

Courtroom Clerk:  Latonya Smith
Law Clerk:  Casey Humbert
Court reporter: Reba Hooper


 
(313) 224-0256
1107 CAYMC
Zoom
JudgeDabaja-Court@3rdcc.org
Zoom Meeting

Staff:

Judicial Attorney: Hanadi F. Faraj

Court Clerk: Alan D. Aiello

Court Reporter: None - Recording

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Contact:

Address:

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Courtroom 1107

2 Woodward Ave.

Detroit, MI 48226

* Please do not mail physical copies of any documents or pleadings. These will not be accepted.

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Email: JudgeDabaja-Court@3rdcc.org

* Please include a case caption, including your case number, in the subject line of your email.

* Please rename all attachments to accurately reflect what is being submitted.

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Phone:

(313) 224-0256 - Courtroom

(313) 998-0202 - Office of the Judicial Attorney

* Phones will not be answered while Court is in session. Please email for quicker response times.

* Please have your case number on hand. Court Staff cannot assist otherwise.

(313) 224-5173
901 CAYMC
Zoom
JudgeElassal-Court@3rdcc.org
Zoom Meeting

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
Room 901
2 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-5173

Court Clerk:  Brennan Bearse

Judicial Attorney:


 
(313) 224-5531
1619 CAYMC
Zoom
JudgeGlendening-Court@3rdcc.org
Zoom Meeting

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Room 1619
2 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-224-5531

Courtroom email: JudgeGlendening-Court@3rdcc.org
Staff:

Court Clerk: Werlein Jordan 
Judicial Attorney: Julie M. Hirsch

ALL HEARINGS ARE CURRENTLY HELD BY ZOOM UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTIFIED

PLEASE INCLUDE CASE NAME AND CASE NUMBER ON ALL EMAILS 

Chambers protocol:

1. Motion practice-

(a) Judge's copies must be emailed to JudgeGlendening-Court@3rdcc.org AFTER the motion is filed with the Wayne County Clerk's office. 

(b) Hearing dates will be given upon receipt of the judge's copy.

(c) The moving party must then file a notice of hearing, proof of service and electronic praceipe.

(d) No praceipes will be accepted without first receiving a hearing date from chambers.  

2.  All proposed orders must be emailed in pdf format (not docusign) to JudgeGlendening-Court@3rdcc.org. 

3. Pro cons:  All parties and their counsel must be present at the hearing to enter proofs on the record.  All proposed orders (Judgment of Divorce, support orders, etc.) must be fully signed and submitted in pdf format prior to the hearing date. 

4. Parties must submit a copy of the complaint along with any proposed ex parte status quo orders to JudgeGlendening-Court@3rdcc.org.

5. Any questions should be submitted to Julie Hirsch, Judicial Attorney, at JudgeGlendening-Court@3rdcc.org. 

(313) 224-7003
1501 CAYMC
Zoom
JudgeGoodson-Court@3rdcc.org
Zoom Meeting

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Room 1501
2 Woodward Ave 
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-7003

Court Staff:

Deputy Court Clerk: Brenda Scales

Judicial Law Clerk: Jennifer A. Durden, J.D., M.S

Court Reporter: Video

(313) 224-0893
1913 CAYMC
Zoom
JudgeMBKelly-Court@3rdcc.org
Zoom Meeting

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Room 1913
2 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-224-0893

Email: JudgeMBKelly-Court@3rdcc.org

Zoom Meeting ID: 854 201 5956

Courtroom Staff:

Court Clerk: Denice Alexander
Law Clerk: Kelsey Sill
Court Reporter:  Athalia Cargile

Friend of the Court Staff:

Referee: Christine Rodriguez

Referee Support Staff: Teresa Welch - 313-967-6787

Friend of the Court Attorney: Carl Meyer - 313-224-6754

Courtroom Protocols:

Judge’s Copies

  • You MUST email the Judge’s Copy of any filing to the Assigned Judge’s email listed on the Family Division-Domestic tab of 3rdcc.org/zoom.

Please email any questions or scheduling concerns to JudgeMBKelly-Court@3rdcc.org

*MOTIONS/OBJECTIONS/STIPULATED ORDERS* Please do not mail or drop off a physical copy outside of the courtroom. Please email a Judge's Copy of your motion/objection/stipulated order to JudgeMBKelly-Court@3rdcc.org

Withdrawal of Counsel: The court will not enter an order of withdrawal, even if stipulated, without a properly filed motion and hearing.

Adjournments: Requests for adjournment will not be entertained via telephone. You must email the courtroom (JudgeMBKelly-Court@3rdcc.org).

Adjournments of Settlement Conferences and Case Management Conferences are subject to court approval: Submit a proposed stipulated order to adjourn via email to JudgeMBKelly-Court@3rdcc.org. Include the filing date of the case and whether or not there have been prior adjournments. 

Adjournments of Trial: Requests to adjourn trial dates shall be made via motion.


 
(313) 224-7430
1511 CAYMC
Zoom
JudgeTestani-Court@3rdcc.org
Zoom Meeting

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Room 1511
2 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-224-7430

Email: JudgeTestani-Court@3rdcc.org

Staff:

Court Clerk: Angela Broaden Cleveland
Judicial Attorney: Riley Wesemann
Court Reporter:  Dorothy Miller

(313) 224-5231
1607 CAYMC
Zoom
JudgeTriplett-Court@3rdcc.org
Zoom Meeting

Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Room
2 Woodward Ave 
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: (313) 224-5231

Staff:

Court Clerk: LaKeisha Baldwin 
Judicial Assistant: Jasmine Castro
Court Reporter:   Reba Hooper

*Phones will not be answered while Court is in session. Please email the Court for quicker response times.

*Please have your case number on hand when inquiring about your case.


Family Juvenile

(313) 833-0735 3C LHJ

Lincoln Hall of Justice
1025 E Forest Avenue, Room 3C
Detroit, MI 48207

Phone: 313-833-0735

Staff:

Court Clerk:  Athena Thornton
Administrative Assistant: Chyonna Cooper
Court Reporter:  David Cucinella


 
(313) 833-1776 3D LHJ

Lincoln Hall of Justice
1025 E Forest Avenue, Room 3D
Detroit, MI 48207

Phone: 313-833-1776

Staff:

Court Clerk:  Patricia Nunn
Secretary:  Darlynn Covington
Court Reporter:  LaDawn Dortch


 
(313) 833-4985 3E LHJ

Lincoln Hall of Justice
1025 E Forest Avenue, Room 3E
Detroit, MI 48207

Phone: 313-833-4985

Staff:

Court Clerk: Charise Conley
Law Clerk: Clarice Mehundrew
Court Reporter: April Green


 
(313) 833-1770 3A LHJ

Lincoln Hall of Justice
1025 E Forest Avenue, Room 3A
Detroit, MI 48207

Phone: 313-833-1770

Staff:

Court Clerk: Jimmi Smith
Secretary: Shanti Davis
Court Reporter: Lauren Cobb


 
(313)833-1567 2B LHJ

Lincoln Hall of Justice
1025 E Forest Avenue, 2B Room
Detroit, MI 48207

Phone: 313-833-1567

Staff:

Court Clerk: Anne Woodrow
Secretary: Roberta Mehundrew
Court Reporter: N/A


 
(313) 833-0662 2A LHJ

Lincoln Hall of Justice
1025 E Forest Avenue, Room 2A
Detroit, MI 48207

Phone: 313-833-0662

Staff:

Court Clerk: NaQuay Perry
Secretary: Patricia Mitchell
Court Reporter: Karen Hessler