Circuit Court Judges

Circuit Court Judges are elected to a staggered, six-year term, on a non-partisan basis. The Judges are responsible for the disposition of Civil, Criminal and Family cases.

Listed below are the judges of the Genesee County Circuit Court.  Click on each name to get biographical information. Procedures & Protocols are included for each Judge.

Honorable Duncan M. Beagle
Chief Judge Pro-tem
Family Division
Dawn Nicholas, Secretary
(810).257.3218

Honorable Joseph J. Farah
Civil/ Criminal Division
Karen Dearlove, Secretary
(810).257.3270

Honorable Judith A. Fullerton
Civil/Criminal Division
Diane Chema, Secretary
(810).257.3257

Honorable John A. Gadola
Family Division
Melissa Scanlan, Secretary
(810).424.4476

Honorable Archie L. Hayman
Chief Judge Pro-tem
Civil/Criminal Division
Jackie Swinton, Secretary
(810).257.3230

Honorable Geoffrey L. Neithercut
Civil/Criminal Division
Mary Foust, Secretary
(810).257.3238

Honorable David J. Newblatt
Family Division
Teresa VanArsdale, Secretary
(810).257.3080

Honorable Michael J. Theile
Family Division
Ruby Allen, Secretary
(810).257.3262

Honorable Richard B. Yuille
Chief Judge
Civil/Criminal Division
Fran Awdish, Secretary
(810).257.3260