Common Pleas Court-General Division
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, OHIO
Fairfield County Common Pleas Court - Court Personnel
The Magistrate serves as a full-time employee of the court as provided by Civ.R. 53, and Crim.R. 19. The Magistrate has all powers and duties as set forth in these rules and as ordered by the court. The court presently employs one Magistrate/Staff Attorney.
The Staff Attorney performs legal research and prepares drafts of memoranda and entries for the Judges concerning motions in cases pending before the court. The court presently employs one Staff Attorney/ Bailiff.
The Court Administratorís principal role is to facilitate the administrative functions of the court under the general guidance of the Presiding Judge. The daily operations of the court as well as the yearly budgeting of the court are just a few of the Court Administratorís responsibilities.
The Assignment Commissioner attends to the assignment of all cases for trial and discharges such other duties as the court requires, including but not limited to, scheduling all hearings, pretrials and any other case related matter. The court presently employs two Assignment Commissioners - one for each Judge.
The Judicial Administrative Assistant is responsible for assisting the Court Administrator or Assignment Commissioner with their respective duties as well as handling the preparation of court notices and court correspondence. The court presently employs one Judicial Administrative Assistant.
The Court Reporter is responsible for preparing transcripts of trials and hearings which occur before the court. The Court Reporter is also responsible for the preservation of audio records and evidence admitted by the court. (See Local Court Rules 1.8 and 1.9 regarding recording of proceedings and costs for record transcription.)
The Court Reporter may be contacted at the Fairfield County Court of Common Pleas, Hall of Justice, Room 211, 224 East Main Street, Lancaster, Ohio; (740) 652-7426; or email@example.com.
The Jury Manager is responsible for the administration of all matters related to Fairfield County residentís service as jurors in this court. Information concerning the functions of the Jury Manager and the jury process can be viewed by choosing Juror Information.
The Notary Manager is the administrator of all notary public matters. Information about notaries public, generally, and the process to become a notary and to renew a notary public commission can be viewed by choosing Notary Information.
224 East Main Street
Lancaster Ohio, 43130
Hours of Operation:
8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.