Richmond VA Lawyers Riley & Wells for Criminal & Traffic Defense

Richmond-John-Marshall-Courthouse 400 N 9th St #102, Richmond, VA 23219 (804) 646-6562

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