Meet the Judges & Their Staff
Supporting each of the Judges, the Bailiff has the primary responsibilities to maintain the Judge’s calendar, coordinate hearing dates, prepare files and questionnaires for the weekly docket, and enter results for Supreme Court reporting. The Bailiff serves as a point of contact for attorneys, self-represented parties and the public. They monitor docket case flow, manage duties in the courtroom and prepare ex parte entries as well as other notices and court documents. Bailiffs will also swear in litigants and witnesses for Court hearings.
Court Reporter and judicial assistant
Judge Cross utilizes a Court Reporter whose primary duty is to attend her trials and hearings, providing a verbatim record of all proceedings, as well as retain custody of all admitted exhibits. The Court Reporter will prepare a type-written transcript as required in all filed objections or appeals. This staff member has the additional responsibility supervising the court reporters who serve in the Magistrate courtrooms.
Judge Wood utilizes a Judicial Assistant for all of his hearings and trials. This position has the primary duty of assuring an electronic record is maintained and to communicate with the Court Reporter should a type-written transcript be required. This staff member retains custody of all admitted exhibits and is a point of contact for the attorneys and self-represented litigants filings objections or appeals.