Court’s Website Address:

Name of Court’s Chief Judge:

The Honorable Ramona V. Manglona

Name of Court’s Magistrate Judge:

The Honorable Heather L. Kennedy

Name of Court’s Court Administrator:

Clerk of Court / Magistrate Judge Honorable Heather L. Kennedy

Court’s Mission Statement / Vision Statement:

The mission of the United States District Court, District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands is to serve the community by ensuring equal access to justice for all by providing an impartial forum to resolve disputes in a fair, effective and timely manner pursuant to the rule of law.



  • The Honorable Ramona V. Manglona, Chief Judge
  • Ms. Amanda C. Hayes, Judicial Chambers Administrator
  • Ms. Pamela C. Huynh, Law Clerk
  • Ms. Hannah M. Robertson, Law Clerk

Phone: (670) 237-1230
Fax: (670) 237-1231


Clerk's Office

  • The Honorable Heather L. Kennedy, Clerk of Court/Magistrate Judge
  • William J. Bezzant, Chief Deputy Clerk
  • Michelle C. Macaranas, Financial Administrator
  • Timothy V. Wesley, Operations Supervisor
  • Francine P. Atalig, Courtroom Deputy
  • Justin X. Poon, Case Administrator
  • Nicole Alessandra B. Sablan, Case Administrator
  • Heidi M. Doogan, Official Court Reporter
  • Mario Glenn G. Mendoza, Information Services Manager
  • Bernard E. Paraiso, Systems and Network Administrator
  • Jonathan V. Liwag, IT Security Officer

Phone: (670) 237-1200
Fax: (670) 237-1201



  • Kim R. Walmsley, Chief Probation Officer
  • Grace D. Flores, Deputy Chief Probation Officer
  • Fleuretta A. Inos, Administrative Assistant
  • Gregory F. Arriola, Probation Officer
  • Juanette F. David-Atalig, Probation Officer

Phone: (670) 237-1250
Fax: (670) 237-1251


Total Judges

3 (Chief Judge Manglona, Senior Judge Alex R. Munson and Magistrate Judge Kennedy)


Total Staff