Putnam County

Ottawa, OH - County Seat

Teresa J. Lammers


245 E Main St. Suite 301

Ottawa, OH 45875

Phone : 419-523-3110

Fax : 419-523-5284


Teresa has been employed in the Putnam County Clerk of Courts office for the past twenty-six years. She was appointed to the position of Clerk of Courts in January 2003 and was elected to her first four-year term which began in January 2004.

The Clerk of Courts offices are the point of entry to the court systems throughout the State of Ohio. All cases, documents and judicial orders filed within the Putnam County Common Pleas Court and the Putnam County Municipal Court are processed through the Clerks’ offices. The Automobile and Watercraft Title Division is also under the supervision of the Clerk of Courts.

Teresa is proud of her staff of twelve county residents and credits improved technology within the offices to the strong work ethic of her employees. Technology improvements during her terms include making court records available on the web, ability to take credit cards in the office and on the web, scanning records into computer software system when filed and the electronic transmittal of records and funds to state offices. Teresa serves on the Putnam County Investment Committee and the Putnam County Records Commission.

She is active in the Ohio Clerk of Courts Association, acquiring the annual required units of education to receive certification with that organization. She has served in vice president positions in the Clerk of Courts Association during 2011, 2012 and 2013 serving as president during 2014.

A life long resident of Putnam County, Teresa grew up in the Miller City community and makes her home in New Cleveland with her husband, Daryl. They have five children and seven grandchildren.