14A District Court, Michigan

J. Cedric Simpson

jcsJudge Simpson was appointed to the 14A Bench in September of 1999 and served as Chief Judge of the 14A District Court from January 2002 through December 2007. He currently presides over the 14A-1 District Court located at the Washtenaw County Service Center. Full Biography... 

Main number: (734) 973-4880

Fax number: (734) 973-4693


Judicial Coordinator
Becky Fisher
(734) 973-4678

Court Recorder



A letter is needed from the attorney making the request containing the Case Name and Number, date for completion of transcription, and date and type of hearing requested. Your request can be mailed to 14A-1 District Court, 4133 Washtenaw Ave., P.O. Box 8645, Ann Arbor, MI 48107-8645, or faxed to (734) 973-4693, Attention: Court Recorder.

Filing a Motion

If you need to file a motion, you must file a copy with the 14A-1 Clerk's office in person or by fax to (734) 973-4693. You must also file a judges copy electronically. Instructions

Adjournment Policy

All adjournments must comply at a minimum with The 14A Caseflow Management Plan Unless otherwise noted below and must be filed with the court at least 48 hours prior to hearing.  Click here for complete 14A Caseflow Plan.

In civil matters one request for a three week adjournment can be made by stipulation and order for adjournment. Second or subsequent adjournment of any proceeding are at the sole discretion of the Judge. Requests should be faxed to the 14A-1 Clerk's office (734) 973-4693.

If you have any comments, questions, or suggestions about this page please email Becky Fisher at fisherr@ewashtenaw.org