Contact Information

Defiance County Clerk of Courts
221 Clinton Street
Defiance, Ohio 43512

Amy M. Galbraith, Clerk of Courts

Cynthia Brown, Deputy Clerk (Legal)
Dawn Karnes, Deputy Clerk (Legal)
Jennifer Caryer, Deputy Clerk (Legal)
Amy Huner, Deputy Clerk (Legal)
Michelle Meyer, Deputy Clerk/Bookkeeper (Legal/Title)
Kristine Hendricks, Deputy Clerk (Title)
Rachel Guilliam, Deputy Clerk (Title)
Francis Flores, Deputy Clerk (Title)

Legal Dept: (419) 782-1936
Title Dept: (419) 782-8587
F: (419) 782-2739

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

Defiance County Clerk of Courts

Amy Galbraith

Amy M. Galbraith

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.


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.

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