LaPorte County Superior Court 1

Kathleen B. Lang

Michael S. Bergerson, Judge
300 Washington Street
Michigan City, IN 46360
Phone: 219-809-0517
Fax: 219-873-3021

Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (unavailable 12:00PM - 1:00PM for lunch)

Staff Directory List

*To request a transcript, you must contact the Court Reporter from the list above. The following information is needed: person's name [and/or caption], cause number, date of hearing requested; would also need a contact phone number. Contact the court reporter for cost per page.

Court Hours

General Civil Matters or Jury Trials

Monday beginning at 8:30 a.m.

INITIAL HEARINGS (arraignments)

Tuesday beginning at 8:30 a.m. and General Civil Matters thereafter

General Civil Matters

Wenesday beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Criminal Court

Thursday beginning at 8:30 a.m. until 12 p.m. General Civil Matters in afternoon

Open Court Call

Friday beginning at 8:30 a.m. until 12 p.m. including Civil Status hearings, and Case Management Conferences

No cell phones allowed in building.

Upcoming Events


Family Law and Probate

Felony Court Procedures

Jury Trial Preparations

Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative

Juvenile Symposium