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Judge Gina Russo

Common Pleas Courthouse, Courtroom 5A
345 S. High St., 5th Floor
Columbus, Oh 43215
Tel: 614-525-3664
Fax: 614-525-4240
Local Rules
Clerk of Courts' on-line records


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

Vicky Amrine
Secretary
614-525-3664
general court information.

Sarah Brandon
Bailiff
614-525-5928
to inquire about procedures and processes in any criminal matters before the court.

Jeff Booth
Law Clerk
614-525-6004
to request a status conference or to inquire about any pending civil matters before the court and discuss referrals to magistrate.

Karla Kaeser
Court Reporter
614-525-3764
to order transcripts.

Elizabeth Watters
Magistrate
614-525-4283
to inquire about scheduling mediation, magistrate trials, or damages hearings.

Civil Litigation Preferences
General
Status Conferences
Pre-Trials
Discovery
Settlement Conferences
Continuances or Amended Case Schedules
Trials
Motion Practice