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Human Resources Contacts


Court/Agency HR Support Personnel

Supreme Court
Court of Chancery
Administrative Office of the Courts
Judicial Information Center
Office of State Court Collections Enforcement
Law Libraries
Office of the Public Guardian
Office of the Child Advocate
Child Death Review Commission
Delaware Nursing Home Residents Quality
Assurance Commission

Patty Moore
Human Resources Manager
Phone: (302) 255-0096

Zoe Carter
Human Resources Specialist III
Phone: (302) 255-0168

Shannon Samuels
Human Resources Specialist I
Phone: (302) 255-2523

Superior Court

Lori F. Smith
Director of Human Resources
Phone: (302) 255-2573

Nicole D. Schian
Human Resources Specialist
Phone: (302) 255-0803

Family Court

Melissa Kucharski
Director of Human Resources
Phone: (302) 255-0281

Calik (CJ) Reaves
Human Resources Specialist III (New Castle)
Phone: (302) 255-0202

Bill Carpenter
Human Resources Specialist III
Phone: (302) 672-1006 Kent County
Phone: (302) 855-7458 Sussex County

Joy Smith
Senior Human Resources Technician
Phone: (302) 255-0057

Court of Common Pleas

MaryJarrell Little
Director of Human Resources
Phone: (302) 255-0869

Rebbecca Hammerer
Human Resources Specialist III
Phone: (302) 255-2646

Justice of the Peace Court

Elizabeth Petrick
Director of Human Resources
Phone: (302) 323-6325