Richmond VA Lawyers Riley & Wells for Criminal & Traffic Defense

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Richmond Virginia John Marshall Courts

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1518 Willow Lawn Drive, Suite 200
Richmond, Virginia 23230

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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 appears before the Richmond Circuit, General District, and Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Courts every week. Virginia is a large state and we believe that clients are better represented by local attorneys who regularly appear before the same Courts.

Richmond Circuit Court
13th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Clerk of Court

Hon. Edward F. Jewett

Phone: (804) 646-6505
Fax: (804) 646-6562
Fax: Law: (804) 646-7274
Fax: Criminal: (804) 646-6562


  • Hon. C. N. Jenkins Jr., Chief Judge
  • Hon. Bradley B. Cavedo, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Gregory L. Rupe, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Beverly W. Snukals, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. William R Marchant
  • Hon. Joi Jeter Taylor

Terms of Court & General Information

  • Civil Terms begin, 4th Monday, Jan., April, July, & Oct.
  • Criminal Terms begin, 1st Monday, monthly.
  • Grand Juries, 1st Monday monthly.
  • Docket call on Term Day, 9:00 a.m. (criminal),
  • Commissioners in Chancery are not utilized in uncontested divorces.
  • Court convenes 9:00 a.m.
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

400 North Ninth Street
John Marshall Courts Building
Richmond, VA 23219

Richmond-Criminal General District Court

Clerk of Court

Ms Carol Bowman Kennedy

Phone: (804) 646-6677
Fax: (804) 646-6684


  • Hon. David Eugene Cheek Sr., Presiding Judge, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Lawrence B. Cann
  • Hon. Barbara J. Gaden
  • Hon. David M. Hicks
  • Hon. Tracy W. J. Thorne-Begland

Court Schedule

Criminal Arraignments

Mon. – Fri., 9:00 a.m.

Criminal Docket

Mon. – Fri., Begins at 9:30 a.m., Segmented Docket

Continuance Policy

Continuances granted by Judge on motion.

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

920 Hull Street, Northside
Richmond, VA 23224-4070

Richmond-Traffic General District Court

Clerk of Court

Ms Rebecca Schmidt

Phone: (804) 646-6431
Fax: (804) 646-6659

District Court Judges

  • Hon. Lawrence B. Cann
  • Hon. David Eugene Cheek Sr.
  • Hon. Jacqueline S. McClenney
  • Hon. Tracy W. J. Thorne-Begland

Court Schedule


Mon. – Fri., 9:00 a.m.

Traffic & Criminal

Mon. – Fri., 9:30 a.m.

Show Cause Hearings

Wed., 2:00 p.m.

Contested Parking Citations

Wed. 2:00 p.m.

Photo red light violations*

3rd Tues., 2:00 p.m.

Photo toll violations

1st & 3rd Tues., 2:00 p.m.*

*The schedule for these violations is subject to change based        on the volume received.

Continuance Policy

Continuances granted by Judge on motion.

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

John Marshall Courts Building
400 N. 9th Street
Room 209
Richmond, VA 23219-1508