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MAGISTRATE DENISE WADDY

Magistrate Denise Waddy

          Franklin County Municipal Court
          General Division
          375 South High Street
          Columbus, Ohio 43215
          Courtroom 11A

Appointed 1995 as Magistrate


Bailiff

Shannon Hopkins 614-645-8722

Secretary

Karmene Reed 614-645-7235

Fax

614-645-8732


Education

B.A. - Adelphi University, 1988
J.D. - University of Dayton 1991

Experience

Staff Attorney - Franklin County Public Defender's Office 1991-1995


Practices

Commencement of Action and General Procedures

Motions and Briefs

After a motion is filed, a time-stamped copy should be delivered to the magistrate for review prior to the date of the hearing.

Continuances

All continuance requests filed less than a week before the scheduled hearing date will be ruled upon on the scheduled hearing date. 

Settlement

Parties will be asked to attempt settlement prior to the hearing. Court mediators are available.

Trial

Generally

Due to the high volume of self-represented litigants, attorneys are expected to conduct themselves in a professional and courteous manner. Attorneys, as well as litigants, should exhibit appropriate speech, dress, and attitudes while court is in session.

Exhibits

Should be disclosed and marked, prior to trial.

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