Chief Judge

Chief Judge

Melissa A. Morgan

Trial Court Administrator

Lisa M. Simmons

Court Reporter Supervisor

Amy R. Scott

Administrative Assistant

Erica L. Summers


Office Location

Jefferson County Justice Center
911 Casey Avenue
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Phone: 618.244.8036
Fax: 618.244.8038

Travel Voucher

FY23 C-10 Travel Voucher (fillable) for travel dates, January 1, 2023 through June 30, 2023

FY23 C-10 Travel Voucher (fillable) for travel dates, July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023

FY23 Prompt Submission of Travel Vouchers with Exception Form (fillable)

FY22 C-10 Travel Voucher (fillable) for travel dates January 1, 2022 through June 30, 2022

FY22 C-10 Travel Voucher (fillable) - for travel dates July 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021

FY21 C-10 Travel Voucher (fillable) - for travel dates January 1, 2021 through June 30, 2021

Second Circuit Court Policy on Persons with Disabilities

Exhibit A - Notice of Accommodation Availability
Exhibit B - Request for Accommodation
Exhibit C - Grievance Form
Exhibit D - List of Court Disability Coordinators

2022 Court Holiday Schedule

December 31 (2021) Friday New Year's Day (Obsvd)
January 17 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 11 Friday Lincoln's Birthday
February 21 Monday Washington's Birthday (obsvd.)
April 15 Friday Spring Holiday
May 30 Monday Memorial Day
June 20 Monday Juneteenth Independence Day (Obsvd)
July 4 Monday Independence Day
September 5 Monday Labor Day
October 10 Monday Columbus Day
November 8 Tuesday 2022 General Election
November 11 Friday Veterans Day
November 24 Thursday Thanksgiving Day
November 25 Friday Day Following Thanksgiving Day
December 26 Monday Christmas Day (Obsvd)


In addition to the foregoing holidays, the Chief Judge may declare a court holiday in any county in the circuit when the court facilities in that county are otherwise closed for the observance of a holiday not listed above. Pursuant to Supreme Court Order M. R. 5272, these additional observances shall be limited to only those situations in which both court security is unavailable and all county government offices are closed.