Judge Heather Welch
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Judge Heather Welch

Civil Division D01

City-County Building, W-441

Phone: 317-327-4200

Designated as a State of Indiana Commercial Court

The purpose of commercial courts is to 
  1. establish judicial structures that will help all court users by improving court efficiency; 
  2. allow business and commercial disputes to be resolved with expertise, technology, and efficiency; 
  3. enhance the accuracy, consistency, and predictability of decisions in business and commercial cases; 
  4. enhance economic development in Indiana by furthering the efficient, predictable resolution of business and commercial law disputes; and 
  5. employ and encourage electronic information technologies, such as e-filing, e-discovery, telephone/video conferencing, and also employ early alternative dispute resolution interventions, as consistent with Indiana law.