Judge Colleen O'Donnell

  1. Colleen O'Donnell

    Colleen O'Donnell

    Term Expires: January 2023

Courtroom Staff

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Alishia Teague

  • General court information
  • Report settlement of a civil case
  • Schedule a classroom visit to the courtroom
Alisha Teague
Sheana Mershon

  • Inquire about procedures and processes in any criminal matters before the court.
Sheana Mershon
Stephanie Hanna
Staff Attorney

  • Request a status conference or to inquire about any pending civil matters before the court.
  • Inquire about:
    • Continuances or amended case schedules
    • Discovery
    • Motion practice
    • Pre-trials
    • Settlement conferences
Stephanie Hanna
Patti Harrison
Court Support Services Coordinator

  • Order transcripts.
Patti Harrison
Elizabeta Saken

  • Inquire about scheduling mediation, magistrate trials, or damages hearings.
Elizabeta Saken

Settlement Conferences

Contact Staff Attorney Katie Saks to inquire about settlement conferences.

If the parties wish to mediate, they shall inform the Court by the discovery cut-off date that they have scheduled a date with a private mediator or that they are requesting mediation with the Court’s Magistrate. Plaintiff’s counsel shall notify the court in writing whether the mediation was successful, within 48 hours of its completion. Any requests for mediation made after this deadline shall require a showing of extraordinary circumstances.


  • Cell phones must be turned off (not vibrate) in the Courtroom.
  • Counsel shall pre-mark and exchange all exhibits before trial begins.
  • All proposed jury instructions are due on or before the date of the Final Pre-Trial conference.
  • Each party shall have one hour for voir dire, unless an extended period is requested and the Court determines it is warranted.
  • Parties are encouraged to visit the courtroom in advance of trial to familiarize themselves with the technology for displaying evidence.

Additional Information

Civil Discovery

When parties file the Civ.R. 26(F) Report, they shall also file a proposed order in word document format.