Veterans Court Members

The members of the Veterans Court of Southern Indiana want to see our military veterans succeed in the recovery process.

Hon. Maria Granger

Maria Granger has presided as judge of Floyd Superior Court 3 in New Albany, Indiana, since 2009, handling criminal and civil cases. She has been recognized for establishing the state’s first Certified Veterans Court and for assisting other counties in forming similar courts. Her work was highlighted by the invitation of Senator Joe Donnelly to attend the President’s State of the Union Address on January 12, 2016.  She was selected by the Supreme Court to participate in Indiana’s Commercial Court Pilot Project.  Prior to her election to the bench, Judge Granger practiced law in southern Indiana, including work as an attorney for the Floyd County Office of Family and Children and as a deputy prosecuting attorney in Floyd and Clark counties. During this time, she also served as a Title IV-D Referee in the Scott County Courts and an adjunct professor of business law. She is a frequent speaker to community groups about the legal system.  She serves on the Board of Directors for St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities, Indiana Humanities, the Indiana Judicial Conference, and the Commercial Court Working Group.  She has also been elected to membership in the American Law Institute.  She earned her bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and her juris doctorate from IU’s McKinney School of Law.

Phone 812.948.5257

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Judge Andrew Adams

Judge Adams is currently the Judge of Clark Circuit Court No. 1, he served in the United States Marine Corps from 1990-1994.

Phone 812.285.6308

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Judge Bradley Jacobs

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Phone 812.285.6333

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Theresa Gahafer - Coordinator/Case Manager

Theresa GahaferTheresa Gahafer has displayed continual healthy support and structure to all participants. Veterans have repeatedly shared their benefit of her assistance.  She is efficient, empathetic and consistent, providing effective services and excellent case management. Ms. Gahafer is the Assistant Director, Program Coordinator and facilitator at Floyd county community correction. She also has a Bachelor’s Degree in General Studies with a minor in Criminal Justice.

Phone 812.948.5418

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Jamie Miller - Case Manager

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Scott Huisman - Veterans Justice Outreach/Case Manager

Phone 502.439.9397

Evan Bardach - Floyd Co. Deputy Prosecutor

Phone 812.948.5422

Jeremy Mull - Clark Co. Prosecutor

 

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Phone 812.285.6264

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Maria Joshi - Clark Co. Deputy Prosecutor

Maria Joshi - Chief Deputy ProsecutorMaria Joshi - Clark Co. Deputy Prosecutor

Maria Joshi is a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in Clark County, Indiana. Previously, she served as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in Floyd County, Indiana for almost six years. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Louisville with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication in 2004 and a Juris Doctor in 2007. While in law school, she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Law and Education. She is licensed to practice law in Indiana, Kentucky, and Maryland.

Phone 812.285.6264

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Steve Mennemeyer - Indiana National Guard Family Assistance Specialist/Veteran

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Phone 812.949.3963 ext.88748
Phone 317.650.7756

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Brad Jones - Law Enforcement

Chief Deputy Bradly D. Jones has been a lifelong Clark County, Indiana resident. His career in public service started in 1993 at the age of 14. Jones served as a Junior Volunteer Firefighter with the New Washington Volunteer Fire Department. From there, he became a 911 Dispatcher / Corrections Officer for the Clark County Sheriff’s Office which eventually led to Jones being hired, full-time, as a Sheriff’s Deputy.

Jones served Clark County as a Patrol Officer, Squad Corporal, Shift Sergeant, and ultimately reached the merited rank of Lieutenant. Known as a fixture in the community, Jones was extremely active in the push to lower the number of drunk drivers in Clark County. The State of Indiana acknowledge this effort in November of 2003 when Jones recorded the highest number of DUI arrests in the State.

Upon his election as Sheriff of Clark County, Sheriff Jamey J. Noel asked Jones to serve as his Chief Deputy for the entire agency. In this role, Chief Deputy Jones is the second in command to the Sheriff and assists the Sheriff in running the day-to-day operations of the Sheriff’s Office.

Chief Deputy Jones has been married to his wife, Robin, for 14 years and they have a daughter.

Phone 812.283.4471

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Dustin White - Public Defender

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Danielle Grissett - Quality Assurance

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Sherry Dehn-Smith - Reentry Coordinator

For more information contact Sherry at 812-914-1061 or via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Prescription drug abuse among U.S. military personnel doubled between 2002 and 2005, and almost tripled over the next three years.