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bergerson seeks 2nd term on bench

Thursday, January 16, 2020 14:01 PM
Written by Stan Maddux
Category: Local News

A La Porte County judge is seeking reelection.

Michael Bergerson is in the final year of his first term in La Porte Superior Court 1 in

Michigan City.

Bergerson says his courtroom is one of the busiest in the state......with

19 criminal and civil trials last year alone.

Bergerson says among his successes is a streamlined court calendar to

eliminate case backlog.

His goals for a second term include expanding mental health treatment for defendants

and foreclosure assistance for homeowners.

Bergerson, a democrat....was a deputy prosecutor prior to becoming judge in 2015.




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