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Purpose

The Community Relations Committee works on issues relating to the public image of courts and the relationship between courts and the media. Committee projects have included production of a public service video, formation of the Media/Judicial Advisory Group, and formation of a “fire brigade” concept for 1st Amendment issues between courts and the media. This committee meets quarterly. 

Members

Hon. James R. Ahler
Jasper Superior Court
Rensselaer

Hon. Sally A. Blankenship
Dearborn Superior Court #2
Lawrenceburg

Hon. Julie N. Cantrell
Lake Superior Court, County Div. #3
Crown Point

Mag. Deborah A. Domine
Elkhart Circuit Court - Juv. Division
Elkhart

Hon. Douglas M. Fahl
Whitley Superior Court
Columbia City

Special Master Therese A. Hannah
Marion Superior Court
Indianapolis

Hon. Kathleen B. Lang, Chair
LaPorte Superior Court #1
Michigan City

Hon. Helen W. Marchal
Marion Superior Court
Indianapolis

Mag. Joseph W. Meek
Bartholomew Superior Court #2
Columbus

Hon. Daniel E. Moore
Clark Circuit Court
Jeffersonville

Mag. David K. Najjar
Hamilton Superior Court
Noblesville

Hon. Charles K. Todd, Jr.
Wayne Superior Court #1
Richmond

Staff Contact

Jenny Bauer, Esq.
Indiana Judicial Center
30 S. Meridian St., Ste. 900
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 232-1313
(317) 233-3367 [fax]

Kathryn Dolan
Indiana Supreme Court
Division of State Court Administration
30 S. Meridian St., Ste. 500
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 234-4722
(317) 233-6586 [fax]