687 Decatur Street, Vermilion, OH 44089

Phone: (440) 204-2430

Fax: (440) 204-2431

Website: www.vermilionmunicipalcourt.org

Email: thorton@vermilionmunicipalcourt.org

Online payments can be made on website, or by calling 877-793-7938

Court Hours

Monday - Wednesday - 8 am - 4 pm

Thursday - 8 am - 6 pm, Friday - 8 am - 4 pm


  • Zack Dolyk, Judge
  • Tami Horton, Clerk of Courts
  • Michelle Fiegelist, Chief Deputy Clerk
  • Stephanie Lukovics, Deputy Clerk
  • Danelle Supeck, Deputy Clerk
  • Sarah Bost, Deputy Clerk
  • Beth Beatty, Probation Officer
  • Van Mis Security/Bailiff

Law Department

  • Wayne Nicol, Prosecutor
  • Sara Fagnilli, Prosecutor
  • Danelle Supeck, Legal Assistant (440) 204-2462

Judge W. Zack Dolyk

The Honorable W. Zack Dolyk was first elected Judge of the Vermilion Municipal Court in November, 2007. He was re-elected to another term commencing January 1, 2014. The Vermilion Municipal Court is a single judge municipal court created in 1965. He had served a number of years as Acting Judge in the Vermilion Municipal Court.

Judge Dolyk earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Ohio Northern University and his Juris Doctor Degree from Ohio State University. He has been in private practice and has maintained a Vermilion office since having been admitted to the Ohio State Bar in 1978. He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, the Erie County Bar Association and the Lorain County Bar Association.

Judge Dolyk has served as an officer and trustee of a number of local charitable organizations and foundations.

Mission & Jurisdiction

Mission: To provide a service to the public for a peaceful resolution of disputes in a fair, efficient and timely manner.

Jurisdiction: City of Vermilion (Erie and Lorain County), Vermilion Township, Florence Township, Brownhelm Township.