Gavel Ohio County Circuit Clerk


Judge, Probation and Magistrate Information

Judge Information 1st Circuit
Judge's Chambers Room Telephone Number
David J. Sims,
Nancy Chatlak, Secretary
Carol L. Chacalos, Reporter
Angelica M. Kokiko, Law Clerk
503 304 234-3794
304 234-3866 Fax
Michael J. Olejasz, Chief
Sharon Hedinger, Admin Asst.
Michelle L. Jaworski, Reporter
Liam Casey, Law Clerk
506 304 234-3620
304 234-6402 Fax
Jason A. Cuomo
Heather L. Ewaskey, Secretary
Deborah A. Zagula, Reporter
Sam Stillwell, Law Clerk
Brooke County Courthouse
632 Main Street
PO Box 474
Wellsburg 26070
304 737-1400
F: 304 737-5123
Ronald E. Wilson
Patricia "Diane" Dillon, Secretary
Markeet A. Peltz, ERO
Hancock County Courthouse
102 Court Street
PO Box 428
New Cumberland 26047
304 564-3311 x237
F: 304 564-5602
Marnie J. Bartolo-Yensen, (A)
Steven P. Gitlin, (J)
Marta K. McElhoes, (NJ)
William S. Hinerman, (NJ)
Pola V. Donahue, Secretary
1413 Eoff Street,
Suite 101
304 234-3743
304 234-3777
F: 304 234-3857
Jeremy White, (ADC) 2606 National Road
Wheeling WV 26003
304 830-0512
Tammy S. Kuhn, (ADC)
Ohio County Courthouse Annex 51 16th Street, Room 303 304 231-2430
304 231-2431
F: 304 231-2435
1st Family Court Circuit
Joyce D. Chernenko
Merry M. Fiber, Case Coordinator
Jacqueline Hudson, Secretary-Clerk
Ohio County Courthouse Annex 51 Sixteenth Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling 26003-3433
304 238-1051
304 238-1149
Heather A. Wood
Kelly L Schane, Case Coordinator
Helen Kotson, Secretary-Clerk
Ohio County Courthouse
Annex 51
Sixteenth Street, 2nd Floor
Wheeling 26003-3433
304 238-1012
304 238-1127
Magistrate Court
Magistrate Address Telephone Number
Patricia L. Murphy
Cheryl M. Miller, Assistant
Ohio County Magistrate Court
26 Fifteenth Street
Wheeling 26003
304 234-3753 
Joseph E. Roxby
Donna K. Junkins, Assistant
  304 234-3763 
Kevin A. Stryker
Marissa Schrebe, Assistant
  304 234-3774
Janine Varner
Faith Bell, Assistant
  304 234-3710
Gerald O. Ames, Jr., Clerk
Kristin M. Koehler, Deputy
Leah M. Cunningham, Deputy
Kimberly K. Gunsorek, Deputy
304 234-3672
F: 304 234-3898


Additional Court Information

Circuit Clerk of Ohio County
Brenda L. Miller, Clerk

1500 Chapline Street
4th Floor
Wheeling, WV 26003
 Phone: 304-234-3611 (Front office)
304-234-3613 (File room)
304-232-0550 (Fax)
304-234-3790 (Jury Duty)

The Circuit Clerk's office accepts VISA, Mastercard, Discover, or debit cards. Please keep in mind the Circuit Clerk's office cannot provide legal advice. We are not licensed attorneys. If you would like to know an attorney in your area that specializes in your type of case, the West Virginia State Bar referral service is available at (304) 558-7991 or on the web at

If you are unable to obtain counsel and have legal questions, you can call the state bar help line at 800-642-3617 on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at no charge or go to website

The Ohio County Circuit Clerk's office is open Monday through Friday from 8.30 am to 5.00 pm.

Main Office Deputies: Phone: (304) 234-3611
New case filings, open case filings, payment of fees & fines, passports
Jury Duty & Mental Health Deputy: Phone: 304-234-3790
File Room Deputies: Phone: 304-234-3613
Copies of orders, file review, passports, guardianships
Jury Report Phone line (Recorder) 304-234-3612

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