Clerk Biography
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Beth White was sworn in as Clerk of the Marion County Circuit Court on January 1, 2007.

Prior to her election, Clerk White served in various capacities in the administration of Bart Peterson, including Director of Constituent Services, Public Access Counselor, Deputy Director of the Department of Metropolitan Development and Deputy Corporation Counsel. 

Clerk Elizabeth L. White

In addition to those duties, she was appointed by Mayor Peterson to serve as Chair of the Marion County Advisory Council for Polling Place Accessibility under the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) in 2004.

Before her seven years of service in the Peterson administration, Clerk White served as chief legal counsel and director of Job Training in the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.

From 1995-1997, Clerk White was the chief legal counsel at the Marion County Office of Family and Children, where she supervised a large staff of attorneys who championed family rights and child protection issues.

Clerk White began her legal career first as a litigator at the Indianapolis law firm of Barnes and Thornburg, and then as a Deputy Prosecutor in the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office.

A native of Bloomington, Indiana, Clerk White is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Indiana University at Bloomington. She received her juris doctor degree from the Georgetown University Law Center. An Elder and choir member at Central Christian Church in downtown Indianapolis, she also serves on the board of the Julian Center. Clerk White, her husband, Neil Marcus, and their son, Nathaniel, reside in Irvington on the eastside of Indianapolis.