Ozark, Judicial Circuit 44

Ozark County Circuit Court

R. Craig Carter – Circuit Judge
Law Day: First Wednesday of the first full week of each month at 9 a.m.

Post Office Box 489
1402 NW 10th Lane
Ava, MO 65608
(417) 683-5556
(417) 683-5557 (facsimile)

Ozark County is scheduled to implement electronic filing October 26, 2015.

Tammy Ballew – Court Reporter
Veronica J. Mayfield – Secretary

Cynthia A. MacPherson - Ozark County Associate Circuit Judge

Post Office Box 278
Gainesville, MO 65655
(417) 679-4611
(417) 679-2099 (facsimile)

Becki Strong – Ozark County Circuit Clerk

Post Office Box 869
Gainesville, MO 65655
(417) 679-4232
(417) 679-4554 (facsimile)

Deputy clerks: Lisa Hannaford, Jackie Jones

Ozark County Juvenile Office

Regional Detention Center

Juvenile Drug Court

Jerry Conner – Chief Juvenile Officer

Janet Schwertfeger – Detention Supervisor


First Wednesday of the first full week of each month at 1 p.m. at the Ozark County Courthouse

1400 Industrial Park Drive
Post Office Box 390
Mountain Grove, MO  65667
(417) 926-3129
(417) 926-6239 (facsimile)

Rose Cline-Pursell – Deputy Juvenile Officer
Brenda K. Johnson – Deputy Juvenile Officer
Gerry Emery – Secretary

Ozark County Adult Drug Court

R. Craig Carter - Judge
Jennifer Horn – Case Manager/Contact


Post Office Box 249
Ava, MO 65608
(417) 683-6836
(417) 683-6634 (facsimile)