Judge's Directory

Circuit Judges - Rock Island County

  • Clarence M. Darrow  –  Chief Judge
  • Frank R. Fuhr, Presiding Judge/Criminal Division 
  • Kathleen E. Mesich- Rock Island County Arbitration Supervising Judge/Civil Division
  • John  L McGehee – Presiding Judge/Civil Division
  • Linnea E. Thompson - Probate/Civil Division
  • James G. Conway – Civil Division
  • Peter W. Church - Criminal Division/Acting Chief Judge
  • Norma Kauzlarich - Civil Division/Criminal Division

Circuit & Associate Judges - Mercer County

  • James G. Conway, Presiding Judge - Mercer County/General Jurisdiction
  • Mathew W. Durbin - Mercer County/General Jurisdiction

Circuit Judge - Henry County

  • Terry M. Patton, Presiding Judge - Henry County/General Jurisdiction  
  • Colby G. Hathaway- Henry County/General Jurisdiction 

Circuit Judges - Whiteside County

  • Stanley B. Steines -  Whiteside County/General Jurisdiction 
  • Trish A. Senneff  - Whiteside County-Presiding Judge/General Jurisdiction 

Associate Judges

  • James F. Heuerman - Whiteside County
  • Jennifer M. Kelly - Whiteside County
  • Daniel P. Dalton - Rock Island County
  • James J Cosby Jr. - Henry County
  • Derek L. Hancks - Rock Island County
  • Richard A. Zimmer - Rock Island County
  • Michelle S. Fitzsimmons - Rock Island County
  • Mathew W. Durbin - Rock Island County
  • Ted Kutsunis - Rock Island County Juvenile Judge
  • Clayton R. Lee - Rock Island County

Scheduling/or Scheduling Questions

Scheduling hours are from 8 am to 4 pm in the Chief Judges Office. The office closes at 4:30 pm.

For scheduling:

  • 309-558-3255, 309-558-3274, 309-558-3289, 309-558-3258, 309-5583260
  • All Associate Judges

Scheduling Civil & Criminal Matters

All scheduling for Civil and Criminal matters will need to be scheduled in the Court Administrator's Office on the 3rd floor Suite 304 of the Rock Island County Courthouse. If you call for scheduling for any Judge in the above please have all Attorney's or their scheduler's on the phone before calling us.

Due to high volume of phone calls please if the phone continues to ring and no one answers we are busy helping other Attorney's with scheduling please call back.