Chadd files for Circuit Court Judge

Darren Chadd

Republican Darren Chadd announced Wednesday that he has filed to seek election as Judge of the Montgomery Circuit Court. Wednesday was the first day candidates could file for elected office in the State of Indiana for the 2022 Primary and General elections.

“I am excited to officially file,” said Chadd. “I am no stranger to the hard work and dedication that this position demands. This is an opportunity that I have looked forward to for a long time. The support I have received has been overwhelming.”

The Primary Election in Indiana is Tuesday, May 3 and the General Election is Tuesday, November 8.

Born and raised in Montgomery County, Chadd is a director and founding member of the law firm Taylor, Chadd, Minnette, Schneider & Clutter P.C. He is a 1988 graduate of Southmont High School and graduated with honors from Wabash College in 1992.

“I feel like I was fortunate to grow up here in Montgomery County and I am grateful to have been able to practice law in this community. The timing is right for me to now seek this opportunity to serve and continue my career in the community in this role.”

Following graduation from the Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis in 1995, Chadd initially served as law clerk for the judges of all three Montgomery County courts. He gained significant courtroom experience working at a law firm in Carmel from 1996 to 2002 before opening Taylor, Chadd, Minnette, Schneider & Clutter and returning to Montgomery County. Chadd has spent the past 19 years serving clients in Montgomery County and throughout West Central Indiana. Chadd has maintained a diverse practice, including significant litigation, family law, criminal defense, and municipal law. He is also a registered domestic relations mediator.

“I have the experience and background to serve well in this role,” said Chadd. “I have extensive courtroom experience and a broad legal background. Equally as important, my personality fits the job well; I am even-keeled, I’m an attentive and careful decision-maker, and I’m fair. I think those attributes are critical for this position.”

Chadd and his wife, Kim, live in southern Montgomery County and have three daughters, Avery, Evann, and Hope.