THURSTON COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT

2000 LAKERIDGE DRIVE SW, BLDG 2

OLYMPIA WA 98502

Tel:  360.786.5560

Fax:  360.754.4060

Public hours:  8:00-12:00 p.m. & 1:00-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday

For Ex Parte hours & information click here

 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

 
Legal Support Staff Brown Bag Event

Superior Court Administration and the County Clerk’s Office are excited to present another Legal Support Staff Brown Bag Event on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at noon. In order to present information on topics that are important to the work that you do, we have created a survey. Please go online to the link below to complete the survey. The deadline for submission of the survey is Friday, March 31, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

We are looking forward to hearing back from you as we prepare for what hopefully will be another successful event. Click here for more information.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RP7XSTP
 

Thurston County Local Court Rules - Effective September 1, 2016
2017 Non-Jury Trial Weeks
The Civil Miscellaneous Calendar will be canceled on April 7, 2017.
The following calendars will be cancelled on May 15, 2017:
9:00 3.5/3.6 Suppression
10:30 Special Sentencing/Competency
1:30 COPAS
1:30 Criminal Evidentiary
Drug Court Graduations start at 2:00 pm on the following dates:
March 17, 2017
April 28, 2017
June 2, 2017
The 3.5.3.6 Suppression hearings will be canceled on the following dates:
June 5, 2017
September 11, 2017
December 4, 2017

Use the links below to see availability in scheduled court sessions
for the next 90 days.

Civil Session Availability are listed by the Judge's initials:
Judge Murphy - CM  Judge Dixon - JD  Judge Skinder - JS  Judge Lanese - CL

NOTICE TO ALL CIVIL LITIGANTS

Effective January 3, 2017 civil case load will be reassigned as follows:
Civil cases assigned to Judge Anne Hirsch will be reassigned to Judge James Dixon.

 

Effective January 9, 2017 civil case load will be reassigned as follows:

Civil cases assigned to Judge Gary Tabor will be reassigned to Judge John C. Skinder. Civil Cases assigned to Judge Mary Sue Wilson will be reassigned

to Judge Chris Lanese.

 These reassignments will not affect trial or hearing dates*,

case management deadlines, or any pending motions*.

 

There is no reason for you to contact the Court regarding your reassignment.

Click here for a list of civil cases assigned to Judge Anne Hirsch
Click here for a list of civil cases assigned to Judge Gary Tabor
Click here for a list of civil cases assigned to Judge Mary Sue Wilson


*Note: Some dispositive motion hearing dates may be affected.

The Court will contact you if there is a need to reschedule.

 

 

MISSION STATEMENT

 

To serve the public through the prompt resolution of civil and

criminal cases in a manner that ensures access and fair treatment.

 

VISION STATEMENT

 

Thurston County Superior Court is a Court where all can safely and easily access the court, its programs and services, and have an opportunity to be heard.  Through well-trained judicial officers and court staff, the Court uses innovative techniques and manages public resources responsibly.  The Court seeks community input to ensure public confidence in the judiciary and to reflect the diverse community needs.

 

WELCOME TO THURSTON COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT

Thurston County Superior Court is a state trial court of general jurisdiction situated in Thurston County, Washington.

This court has state-wide jurisdiction and hears major criminal matters (felonies), civil cases including cases involving real property, domestic relations matters, appeals from lower courts (Thurston County District and Municipal Courts), and appeals from state administrative agencies.

Family & Juvenile Court is a department of Superior Court and hears juvenile offender matters as well as child dependency cases. Family & Juvenile Court also operates a juvenile detention facility.

Thurston County's Superior Court has eight full-time elected judges who sit on all matters and three Superior Court Commissioners who sit primarily in Family & Juvenile Court and on domestic relations and domestic violence cases.

 

 

 

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