District Court

 
Directions

312 S Jackson Street
Jackson, MI 49201

Link: District Court Page

Hours

Monday - Friday

8 am - 4:30 pm

Closed for lunch 11:30 am - 12:00 pm


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Goostrey, Daniel A. Chief Judge   517-788-4260  
Klaeren, Michael J. Judge   517-788-4260  
Bates, Allison L. Chief Judge Pro Tem   517-768-8551  
Gaecke, Jr, Robert K. Judge   517-788-4260  

Administrative Division 
Directions

312 S Jackson Street
Jackson, MI 49201

Link: Administration Division Page

Hours


Monday - Friday

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Closed 11:30am-noon for lunch.


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Burns, Geremy C. Court Administrator 517-768-6894  
Weeks, Kelly Administrative Services Manager 517-768-6534  
Dase, Richard Deputy Court Administrator 517-768-6892  
Paluck, Eva Court Services Manager 517-768-6841  
Haney, Karmen Casework Coordinator 517-768-8567  
Beadenkopf, Sarah Court Services Manager 517-768-6854  
Williams, Jaislyn Assistant Court Services Manager 517-768-6885  

Honorable Daniel A Goostrey 

312 South Jackson Street
2nd Floor
Jackson, MI 49201

Jackson, MI 49201


Biography


Judicial/Legal Experience

Appointed District Court Judge - 2012

Elected - 2012

Term Expires - December 31, 2018


Education

Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D. (1998)

Eastern Michigan University, B.S. (1989)


Legal Experience

Private Practice (1998-2012)


Associations/Affiliations

Michigan District Judges Association (MDJA)

State Bar of Michigan

Jackson County Bar Association

American Judges Association


Jackson Community College

Adjunct Professor (1989-1991)


Napoleon Community Schools Board of Education

President (2008-2012)

Vice President (2006-2008)

Trustee (2003-2006)



Honorable Michale J Klaeren 

312 South Jackson Street
2nd Floor
Jackson, MI 49201

Jackson, MI 49201


Biography


Judicial/Legal Experience
Appointed District Court Judge - 2007
Elected - 2008
Re-elected - 2014
Term Expires - December 31, 2020

Education
University of Toledo, J.D. (1980)
Kalamazoo College, B.A. (1977)

Legal Experience
Private Practice (1981-2007)

Associations/Affiliations
Michigan District Judges Association (MDJA)
State Bar of Michigan
Jackson County Bar Association


Honorable R. Darryl Mazur 
Directions

312 South Jackson Street
2nd Floor
Jackson, MI 49201

Jackson, MI 49201


Biography


Judicial/Legal Experience
Elected District Court Judge - 2002
Re-elected - 2008, 2014
Term Expires - December 31, 2020

Education
Detroit College of Law, J.D. (1973)
Michigan State University (1970)

Legal Experience
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Jackson County (1973-1976)
Parker, Adams and Mazur, P.C. (1976-1980)
Parker, Adams, Mazur and Matyjaszek, P.C. (1980-1986)
Mazur, Matyjaszek and Brandt, P.C. (1986-2002
Law Offices of Mazur and Brandt, PLLC (2002)

Association/Affiliations
American Bar Association
Michigan District Judges Association (MDJA)
Michigan Bar Association
Jackson County Bar Association
  • President (1992-1993)
  • Treasurer (1980-1982)
Jackson Community College
  • Adjunct Professor (1983-1986)

Community Involvement
Big Brothers, Big Sisters
  • Former Board Member

Jackson City Human Relations Committee
  • Former Member

Jackson County Community Corrections Counsel
  • Former Member

Fraternal Order of Police
  • Member

Kiwanis Club of Jackson, Northwest
  • Member (1983 - Present)
  • Former President (1992-1993)

First Church of the Nazarene
  • Member

NAACP, Jackson Branch
  • Member

Fraternal Order of Eagles
  • Member (2002 - Present)
  • Eagle Scout


Aggression Court 
Directions

312 S Jackson Street
Jackson, MI 49201

Link: Aggression Court Page

Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Civil Division 
Directions

312 South Jackson Street
Jackson, MI 49201

517-788-4037

517-780-4704


Link: Civil Division Page

Hours


Monday - Friday

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; closed for lunch from 11:30am-noon.  


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Paluck, Eva Court Services Manager 517-768-6855  
Mehelich, Luanne Deputy Clerk - Judge Goostrey 517-768-6875  
Hawes, Beth Deputy Clerk - Judge Klaeren 517-768-6887  
Williams, Jaislyn Assistant Court Services Manager 517-768-6885  
Staats, Dawn Deputy Clerk - Small Claims 517-768-6841  
Salisbury, Stephanie Deputy Clerk - Judge Gaecke 517-768-6899  
Duane, Madison Deputy Clerk - Judge Bates 517-768-6847  
Cuff, Jade Deputy Clerk 517-768-6851  
Penrose, Kelli Deputy Clerk 517-768-6871  
Jones, Patti File Clerk    

Collections Court Division 
Directions

312 S Jackson Street
2nd Floor
Jackson, MI 49201

517-780-4753

517-768-5828


Link: Collections Page

Hours


Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Location


Our department is with the probation department on the 2nd floor.


Community Corrections 
Directions

312 S Jackson Street
5th Floor, Suite #512
Jackson, MI 49201


Hours

Monday - Friday

8 a.m. - 3 p.m.



Criminal Court Division 
Directions

312 S Jackson Street
Jackson, MI 49201

517-788-4260

517-768-5828


Link: Criminal Division Page

Hours


Monday - Friday

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closed from 11:30am-noon for lunch.


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Scroggins, LaToya Records Clerk 517-841-2968  
Bellew, Kathy Casual Court Recorder    
Paksi, Jamie Deputy Clerk - Judge Bates 517-768-8561  
Beadenkopf, Sarah Court Services Manager 517-768-6854  
Mackey-Iyer, Lindsey Deputy Clerk - Judge Goostrey 517-768-6843  
Davis-Green , Sydney Deputy Clerk - Judge Klaeren 517-768-6846  
Gaston, Katie Deputy Clerk - Judge Gaecke 517-768-6877  
Williams, Jaislyn Assistant Court Services Manager 517-768-6885  

Judicial Division 
Directions

312 S Jackson Street
Jackson, MI 49201

Link: Judicial Division Page

Hours


Monday - Friday

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Closed 11:30am-noon for lunch.


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Purucker-King, Kelly Recorder/Judicial Secretary - Judge Goostrey 517-768-8556  
Sanders, Shellie Recorder/Judicial Secretary - Judge Klaeren 517-768-6874  
Heisler, Teresa Casual Court Recorder    
Scott, Kamari Recorder/Judicial Secretary - Judge Gaecke 517-768-8566  
Cavanaugh, Lynn Court Officer - Judge Klaeren 517-768-6873  
Noppe, Robert Court Officer - Judge Gaecke 517-768-8558  
Wartella, Julie Recorder/Judicial Secretary - Judge Bates 517-768-8551  
Edwards, Joan Court Officer - Judge Bates 517-768-6853  
Pelham, Connor Court Officer - Judge Goostrey 517-768-2924  
Dickerson, Jake Magistrate 517-768-6859  

Probation Division 
Directions

312 S Jackson Street
Jackson, MI 49201

517-788-4280

517-768-6888


Link: Probation Page

Hours

Monday - Friday

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Closed 11:30am-noon for lunch.  


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Colligan, Kimberly Probation Officer 517-841-2969  
Dase, Rich Deputy Court Administrator 517-768-6892  
Hunt, Jim Probation Officer 517-768-6865  
Scott, Tiffany Probation Officer 517-768-6891  
Dillard, Jasmine Deputy Clerk 517-768-6884  
Smith, MacKenzie Deputy Clerk 517-768-6879  
Jackson, Stephanie Deputy Clerk 517-768-8552  

Traffic Division 
Directions

312 S Jackson Street
Jackson, MI 49201

310 S Jackson Street
Jackson, MI 49201

517-788-4250

517-768-5828


Link: Traffic Division Page

Hours


Monday - Friday

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Closed 11:30am-noon for lunch.


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Chamberlin, Linda Deputy Clerk 517-768-6845  
Christoff, Mary Casual Deputy Clerk    
Beadenkopf, Sarah Court Services Manager 517-768-6854  
Williams, Jaislyn Assistant Court Services Manager 517-768-6885  
Howard, Victoria Deputy Clerk 517-768-6851  

Warrant Enforcement Division 

312 S. Jackson
Jackson, MI 49201

Jackson, MI 49201


The 12th District Court has two Warrant Enforcement Officers tasked to apprehend and arrest those that have active bench warrants.  

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Brant, Chuck Warrant Officer 517-262-0698