Clerk of Courts

Amy Galbraith

Amy M. Galbraith

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Defiance County Clerk of Courts
221 Clinton Street
Defiance, OH 43512
Legal Dept P: (419) 782-1936
Title Dept P: (419) 782-8587
F: (419) 782-2739

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

It is the belief of the Defiance County Clerk of Courts Office that we are here to serve the taxpayers of Defiance County and the taxpayers are not dependent upon us but we upon the taxpayers.

I began my term as Clerk of Courts in January 2009. The Clerk of Courts is an elected position for a term of four years.

The duties of the Clerk of Courts are:

  1. Keeper of the records for the Defiance County Common Pleas Court;
  2. Keeper of the records for Defiance County for the Third District Court of Appeals;
  3. Motor vehicle and watercraft titles.

Deputy Clerks:

Legal Side:
Ann Newberry
Cynthia Brown
Dawn Karnes
Adrian Shafer
Ann Johns

Title Side:
JoAnn Norris
Stanley Strausbaugh
Michelle Meyer
Sarah Overmier

Defiance County prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation or political beliefs. Defiance County is also an equal opportunity employer.