Indiana Supreme Court
Division of State Court
Administration
30 S. Meridian Street, Ste. 500
Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Adrienne Meiring
Counsel
adrienne.meiring@courts.in.gov

Judicial Qualifications > Judicial Disciplinary Opinions Judicial Disciplinary Opinions

When the Qualifications Commission files formal charges against a judge, judicial officer, or judicial candidate, only the Supreme Court may resolve the case, either after the Commission and the judge enter into a settlement agreement or after a panel of Masters preside over an evidentiary hearing and report to the Court. The Supreme Court has published the following opinions and orders in judicial disciplinary cases. If a link to the opinion document is available, it is included below, and the file format is listed in the far right column.

Opinion Citation / Note Cause #
Matter of Brown 49S00-1308-JD-560
Matter of Davis 24S00-1210-JD-610
Matter of Traylor-Wolff 09S00-1302-JD-148
Matter of Harkin 958 N.E.2d 788 (Ind. 2011) 45S00-1106-JD-390
Matter of Hughes 947 N.E.2d 418 (Ind. 2011) 29S00-1105-JD-279
Matter of Young 943 N.E.2d 1276 (Ind. 2011) 49S00-1007-JD-374
Matter of Moreland 924 N.E.2d 107 (Ind. 2010) 42S00-0910-JD-441
Matter of Koethe 922 N.E.2d 613 (Ind. 2010) 46S00-0905-JD-216
Order Accepting Agreed Discipline for Broyles   49S00-0804-JD-157
Matter of Hawkins & Broyles 902 N.E.2d 231 (Ind. 2009)
49S00-0804-JD-157
Matter of Felts 902 N.E.2d 255 (Ind. 2009) 02S00-0901-JD-26
Matter of Chapala 902 N.E.2d 218 (Ind. 2009) 46S00-0810-JD-580
Matter of Scheibenberger 899 N.E.2d 649 (Ind. 2009) 02S00-0807-JD-396
Matter of Hanley 867 N.E.2d 157 (Ind. 2007) 49S00-0703-JD-86
Matter of Newman 858 N.E.2d 632 (Ind. 2006) 48S00-0607-JD-274
Matter of Cruz 851 N.E.2d 960 (Ind. 2006) 49S00-0603-JD-80
Published Order Accepting Resignation   20S00-0501-JD-14
Matter of Pfaff 838 N.E.2d 1022 (Ind. 2005)
20S00-0501-JD-14
Matter of Danikolas 838 N.E.2d 422 (Ind. 2005) 45S00-0403-JD-126
Matter of Kouros 816 N.E.2d 21 (Ind. 2004) 45S00-0309-JD-409
Matter of Spencer 798 N.E.2d 175 (Ind. 2003) 48S00-0210-JD-514
Matter of Danikolas 783 N.E.2d 687 (Ind. 2003) 45S00-0205-JD-281
Matter of Kern 774 N.E.2d 878 (Ind. 2002) 47S00-0105-JD-226
47S00-0206-JD-333
Matter of Morton 770 N.E.2d 827 (Ind. 2002) 25S00-0109-JD-435
Matter of Spencer 759 N.E.2d 1064 (Ind. 2001) 48S00-0102-JD-137
Matter of Funke 757 N.E.2d 1013 (Ind. 2001) 40S00-0102-JD-136
Matter of Bybee 716 N.E.2d 957 (Ind. 1999) 48S00-9607-JD-480
Matter of Jacobi 715 N.E.2d 873 (Ind. 1999) 10S00-9903-JD-185
Matter of Johnson 715 N.E.2d 370 (Ind. 1999) 79S00-9903-JD-184
Matter of Edwards 694 N.E.2d 701 (Ind. 1998) 18S00-9706-JD-361
18S00-9709-JD-482
Matter of Cox 680 N.E.2d 528 (Ind. 1997) 09S00-9606-JD-441
09S00-9610-JD-684
Matter of Haan 676 N.E.2d 740 (Ind. 1997) 79S00-9607-JD-479
Matter of Sanders 674 N.E.2d 165 (Ind. 1996) 31S00-9606-JD-442
Matter of McClain 662 N.E.2d 935 (Ind. 1996) 84S00-9311-JD-1224
Matter of Johnson 658 N.E.2d 589 (Ind. 1995) 79S00-9501-JD-68
Matter of Goodman 649 N.E.2d 115 (Ind. 1995) 49S00-9406-JD-581
Matter of Bridges July 17, 1995 - Private Reprimand 53S00-9504-JD-398
Matter of Howell March 3, 1995 - Private Reprimand 49S00-9409-JD-834
Matter of Katic 595 N.E.2d 259 (Ind. 1992) 45S00-9107-JD-545
Matter of Drury 602 N.E.2d 1000 (Ind. 1992) 0600-9005-JD-358
06S00-9201-JD-001
Matter of Sallee 579 N.E.2d 75 (Ind. 1991) 49S00-9103-JD-172
Matter of Sauce 561 N.E.2d 751 (Ind. 1990) 29S00-9002-JD-153
Matter of Hammond 559 N.E.2d 310 (Ind. 1990) 13S00-8810-JD-862
Matter of Boles 555 N.E.2d 1284 (Ind. 1990) 32S00-9002-JD-98
Matter of Katic 549 N.E.2d 1039 (Ind. 1990) 45S00-8903-JD-236
Matter of Bean 529 N.E.2d 836 (Ind. 1988) 94S00-8805-JD-486
Matter of Arredondo 522 N.E.2d 389 (Ind. 1988) 45S00-8801-JD-114
Matter of Young 522 N.E.2d 386 (Ind. 1988) 94S00-8801-JD-108
Matter of Greathouse April 29, 1988 - Private Reprimand 40S00-8801-JD-17
Matter of O'Connor April 23, 1987 - Private Reprimand 82S00-8704-JD-427
Matter of Alsip 499 N.E.2d 1102 (Ind. 1986) 49S00-8605-JD-434