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Judge Christopher Brown

Common Pleas Courthouse, Courtroom 6F
345 S. High St., 6th Floor
Columbus, Oh 43215
Tel: 614-525-3660
Fax: 614-525-5298
Local Rules
Clerk of Courts' on-line records


Who to call . . .when you need . . .

Tami Adams
Secretary
614-525-3660
general court info; to report settlement of a civil case.

Jane Hayes
Bailiff
614-525-6290
to inquire about procedures and processes in any criminal matters before the court.

Christopher Shook
Staff Attorney
614-525-6285
to request a status conference or to inquire about any pending civil matters before the court.

Jody Theado
Court Reporter
614-525-3763
to order transcripts.

Mike Thompson
Magistrate
614-525-5320
to inquire about mediation, magistrate trials, or damages hearings.

Civil Litigation Preferences
(for info on criminal procedures and preferences, please call the Judge’s bailiff)
Status Conferences
Pre-Trials
Motion Practice
Settlement Conferences
Continuances or Amended Case Schedules
Trials