Brunswick County Lawyers Riley & Wells for Criminal & Traffic Defense

the brunswick county va courthouse is located in downtown lawrencville va, 216 North Main Street Lawrenceville, VA 23868-0160

Brunswick County Historic Courthouse Lawrenceville, VA

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Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law, PLLC, is a limited liability company that is registered to practice law with the Commonwealth of Virginia State Corporation Commission. Our attorneys are licensed to practice law by the Virginia State Bar. We are a local law firm that represents clients every week in Lawrenceville VA before the Brunswick County Virginia Circuit, General District, and Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Courts. Lawrenceville is the county seat of Brunswick County. Virginia is a large state and we believe that clients are better represented by local attorneys who regularly appear before the same Courts.

Brunswick County Circuit Court

Circuit Court Clerk

Hon. V. Earl Stanley Jr.

Phone: (434) 848-2215
Fax: (434) 848-4307

Circuit Court Judges

  • Hon. W. Allan Sharrett, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Nathan Curtis Lee

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Terms begin, 4th Tuesday in Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct. & Dec.
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
  • All cases are set on Term Day.
  • Civil Court convenes 9:00 a.m.; Criminal court convenes at 9:00 a.m.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are utilized as determined by court.
  • Instructions must be submitted 5 days prior to trial.
  • Local rules adopted pursuant to Section 8.01-4.
  • Brunswick Circuit Court requires a self-addressed, stamped envelope to send a copy of a final order to counsel or a litigant.
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

216 N. Main Street
Lawrenceville, VA 23868-0160

Brunswick General and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts


Ms Susan Evans Martin

Phone: (434) 848-2315
Fax: (434) 848-2550

District Judges

  • Hon. C. Ridley Bain, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Stephen D. Bloom, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Bruce A. Clark Jr.
  • Hon. H. Lee Townsend III
  • Hon. Jacqueline R. Waymack, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Carson E. Saunders Jr., Chief Judge

Dress Code: 1. Midriffs/stomachs are to be covered at all times. 2. No halter-tops, tank-tops, muscle shirts or one shoulder tops are to be worn. Backs are to be covered at all times. 3. No mini skirts or shorts allowed. 4. With religious and medical exception, no hats, headscarves, headbands, or kerchiefs may be worn. 5. Shoes must be worn at all times. 6. No exposed underwear. 7. No clothing with obscene or vulgar wording or pictures. 8. Trousers are to be worn at the waist line and shirtails are to be tucked in.

Court Schedule

General District Court
Civil (Wednesdays)
   8:30 a.m.

Traffic Court, State Troopers, Town Offices & Scale Tickets
   9:00 a.m., Advisements
   9:30 a.m., Attorney cases
   10:30 a.m., Public tickets
   11:00 a.m., VASAP

Criminal (1st & 2nd Thurs.)
   8:30 a.m., Advisements
   9:00 a.m., Attorney cases
   11:00 a.m., Preliminary hearings
   2:00 p.m., Bond hearings

Brunswick County Traffic (3rd, 4th & 5th Thurs.)
   8:30 a.m., Advisements
   9:00 a.m., Attorney cases
   10:30 a.m., Brunswick Co. deputy tickets
   2:00 p.m., Bond hearings

Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
Tuesdays (1st, 3rd, 4th & 5th)
   8:30 a.m., Advisements, bond & detention hearings
   9:00 a.m., Non-attorney cases
   10:00 a.m., Attorney cases
   1:00 p.m., Contested cases

2nd Tuesday
   8:30 a.m., Advisements
   9:00 a.m., DCSE cases
   10:00 a.m., Attorney cases
   1:00 p.m., DCSE cases

Continuance Policy

First continuance granted by Clerk, second by Judge.

8:00 A – 4:00 P

Albertis S. Harrison Jr. Courthouse
202 North Main Street
Lawrenceville, VA 23868-1808