News Archive

2016 Judicial Survey Results are Here

Each year, members of the St. Joseph County Bar Association are invited to participate in an anonymous survey regarding the performance of the St. Joseph Superior Court judges. The results of this survey provide important information to the public regarding the collective opinions of the attorneys who practice in the Superior Court. In most election years, one or more of the Superior Court judges are on the election ballot with the question whether the judge should be retained in office. The information in this survey is offered to help voters make that decision.


 (Almost) Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About e-Filing

When will e-filing come to your county?

St. Joseph County will begin on a voluntary basis in May of 2017 and on a mandatory basis in July of 2017. The SJCBA will work to provide guidance and training.

Judges’ Corner

Want to know what the local judiciary has on its mind? You can find some insight here.

E-filing is coming

You can access some online tutorials to be ready when e-filing arrives in St. Joseph County. There’s more information here.

The President’s Blog

Check it out here. Find out what really goes on in the bar association.

News Flash: “Smart Streets” plan to affect traffic by Courthouse

South Bend’s “Smart Streets” plan will affect how Bar Association members access the 1896 Courthouse on Main Street. Portions of Main Street may be closed from time to time in front of the Courthouse as part of this project. Please check the Smart Streets Ahead web site for the latest updates.

Current Newsletter:

June 2016 Newsletter

Past Newsletters:

Note: In some months, no newsletters are published; instead, weekly updates are emailed to members.

February 2016 Newsletter

July 2015 Newsletter

June 2015 Newsletter

May 2015 Newsletter

February 2015 Newsletter

December 2014 Newsletter

November 2014 Newsletter

October 2014 Newsletter

September 2014 Newsletter

August 2014 Newsletter

July 2014 Newsletter

June 2014 Newsletter

May 2014 Newsletter

April 2014 Newsletter

March 2014 Newsletter

February 2014 Newsletter

January 2014 Newsletter

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October Newsletter

September newsletter (1)

August newsletter (1)