54B District Court

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The East Lansing 54B District Court is located at 101 Linden St. in the City of East Lansing. The Court's judges include the Honorable Molly E. Hennessey Greenwalt, Chief Judge, and the Honorable Lisa L. Babcock, District Judge.

Contact the 54B District Court and We'll Call You!

The East Lansing 54B District Court is here to help you! Complete the online contact form and someone with the Court will be sure to contact you regarding your inquiry. 

54B District Court Virtual Counter

East Lansing 54B District Court customers can also reach staff through the virtual counter, which is available by video or phone Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m. Instructions to access the virtual counter are provided below:

Virtual Counter
Select ‘Join’ using the Zoom app or website (zoom.us)

Meeting ID: 749 617 6888 
Phone (no video): (646) 876-9923
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Zoom Meeting Information for the Judges

Judge Greenwalt: Zoom Meeting ID - 995 0127 3150  
Judge Babcock: Zoom Meeting ID - 975 1066 7171   

Visiting the Court in Person

East Lansing 54B District Court matters and hearings are held remotely on Zoom or in person. Refer to your "Notice to Appear" for instructions on appearing for your case. See below for the list of approved in-person transactions:

  • All Clerk’s office transactions (e.g. payments, appearances, contesting tickets, etc.)
  • General Civil, Small Claims, Landlord – Tenant filings
  • Walk in arraignments from 9-9:30 a.m., Monday through Friday.
  • Jury trials as determined by presiding judge
  • Jury selection as determined by chief judge 
  • Felony preliminary examinations

Business hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m. except for holidays. The Court is closed daily from 12-1 p.m.

Due to limited staffing, the Court can be reached through its Virtual Counter during business hours. 

Contact the Court

 Division EmailPhone
General Civil/Small Claims/Landlord Tenant54BCivil@cityofeastlansing.com(517) 351-1730
Felonies & Misdemeanors54BCriminal@cityofeastlansing.com(517) 336-8630
Jury ClerkJuryCLK@cityofeastlansing.com(517) 336-8639
Parking54BParking@cityofeastlansing.com(517) 351-7022
Presentence/Probation54BProbation@cityofeastlansing.com(517) 351-7026
Traffic & Code Violations54BTraffic@cityofeastlansing.com(517) 351-4568
Outstanding Warrants54BWarrants@cityofeastlansing.com(517) 336-8630
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