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Criminal Court

Honorable Gregory D. Sypolt - Chief Criminal Judge

Courtroom 204

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing the felony criminal caseload from first appearance or
    arraignment through plea setting or trial assignment
  • First Appearances - Monday through Friday, 1:30 p.m., Chief Criminal Department
  • Arraignments
  • Omnibus Hearings
  • Pretrial Hearings - In-custody Calendar: Fridays 9:00 a.m., Chief Criminal Department; Out-Custody Calendar: Fridays 10:30 a.m. to Noon, Chief Criminal Department
  • Criminal Motions - Thursdays 9:00 a.m., Chief Criminal Department (motions must be confirmed to the Judicial Assistant before noon the prior Tuesday)
  • Probation Violation Hearings - Fridays, 2:30 p.m., Chief Criminal Department
  • Fugitive Hearings - Fridays, 2:30 p.m., Chief Criminal Department
  • Legal Financial Obligation (LFO) Hearings - Fridays, 2:30 p.m., Chief Criminal Department

Honorable Linda G. Tompkins

Plea/Sentencing Judge
Courtroom 401

Responsibilities include:

  • Criminal Pleas and Sentencing 
  • Criminal Motion Hearings 
  • Criminal Restitution Hearings - Thursdays, 4:00 p.m., Plea Department (restitution hearings must be confirmed to the Judicial Assistant before noon the prior Wednesday)
     

Honorable Ellen Kalama Clark

ECR/Therapeutic Court Judge
Courtroom 400

Responsibilities include:

  • Adult Drug Court - Wednesdays, 3:00 p.m. and Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
  • Early Case Resolution Hearings - Mondays, 9:00 a.m. &1:30 p.m.; Tuesdays 1:30 p.m.; Wednesdays,  9:00 a.m.
  • DOSA Hearings - Friday all day
  • FOSA Hearings - Every third Tuesday, 11:00 a.m.
  • Mental Health Court - Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m.

        

Current Trial Judge Assignments

Dept. 1 -  Hon. Annette S. Plese
Dept. 2 -  Hon. James M. Triplet
Dept. 4 -  Hon. Kathleen M. O'Connor
Dept. 5 -  Hon. Michael P. Price
Dept. 8 -  Hon. Harold D. Clarke III
Dept. 9 -  Hon. John O. Cooney

 

Contact 

The Criminal Court Coordinator  is responsible for the management and scheduling of criminal cases. The Criminal Court Coordinator is also responsible for coordination of all in-custody transports to and from Superior Court Departments.

 

You may view the Superior Court Calendar and Case Assignments by Date and the Daily Court Room Assignments

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