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Courthouse Address & Hours

 

Spottswood W. Robinson III and Robert R. Merhige, Jr., Federal Courthouse
701 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219

 

 

 

Courthouse is open:
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday

 

Clerk's Office is open:
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday

 


 

Telephone Directory

 

 

Clerk's Office  
Emergency/Inclement Weather Closing Line
804-916-2205
Civil
804-916-2220
Criminal
804-916-2230
Jury & Financial
804-916-2212
Administration
804-916-2200
   
Clerk's Office Fax Number 804-916-2216
 
Chambers
Judge Henry E. Hudson
804-916-2290
Judge John A. Gibney, Jr. 804-916-2870
Judge M. Hannah Lauck 804-916-2890
Senior Judge James R. Spencer 804-916-2250
Senior Judge Robert E. Payne
804-916-2260
Magistrate Judge David J. Novak
804-916-2270
   
Court Reporters  
Krista Liscio (Judge Hudson) 804-916-2296
Gil Halasz (Judge Gibney) 804-916-2248
Jeff Kull (Senior Judge Spencer) 804-916-2258
Peppy Peterson (Senior Judge Payne) 804-916-2267
Diane Daffron (Senior Judge Payne) 804-916-2267
 
Frequently Requested Phone Numbers
Federal Public Defender
804-343-0800
U.S. Attorney's Office
804-819-5400
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
804-916-2400
U.S. Marshals Service
804-545-8501
U.S. Pretrial Office
804-916-2800
U.S. Probation Office
804-916-2500

 


 

Directions, Map & Parking

 

701 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219

 

 


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DRIVING DIRECTIONS

 

Points east of Richmond: Take I-64 West to I-95 South/5th Street exit, Exit 190, on left toward
Petersburg/Downtown Coliseum. Stay straight to go onto N. 5th Street. Turn left onto E. Broad Street –
Courthouse is located two blocks on right.

 

Points west of Richmond: From I-64 East, take Exit 75 towards Williamsburg/Norfolk and follow the 3rd
Street exit ramp towards Coliseum/Downtown. Continue straight on 3rd Street. Turn left on East Board
Street. Courthouse is located four blocks on the right.

 

Points south of Richmond: Take I-95 North to Exit 74C toward Broad Street. Take the Broad St/US-
33W/US-250W ramp toward State Capitol/Coliseum. Turn slight right onto E. Broad Street, stay in left lane –
Courthouse is seven blocks on left.

 

Points north of Richmond: Take I-95 South to I-64 East exit, Exit 75 toward Williamsburg/Norfolk. Take
the 3rd Street exit toward Coliseum/Downtown. Turn slight right onto N.3rd St. Turn left onto E. Broad Street
– Courthouse is four blocks on the right.

 

 

Public Transportation Bus route and schedule information may be obtained from GRTC Transit System, 804-358-4782 and www.ridegrtc.com.

 

 

Parking (prices subject to change without notice)

 

 

Standard Parking
Located at 7th & Grace
Entrance on 6th & 7th
$17 Maximum

 

Standard Parking
Located at 5th & Broad
Entrance on 4th Street & Broad Street
$16 Maximum

 

Standard Parking
Located at 5th & Marshall
Entrance on 5th & Marshall
$16 Maximum

 

Standard Parking
Located at 7th & Marshall
Entrance on 6th & 7th
$16 Maximum

 

City Parking
Located at 7th & Franklin
Do not park in a reserved space
Rate Varies

 

Lanier Parking
Located at 8th & Grace
Entrance on 8th St
$16 Maximum

 

Parkway Parking
Located at 7th & Jackson
Entrance on 7th, 8th, & Jackson
$5 per day

 

 


 

Important Security Information

 

Visitors enter the courthouse through the building's main entrance on Broad Street. You will be required to walk though a magnetometer and your bags will be screened by an x-ray machine. You will be required to show a photo ID issued by a government agency, such as a driver's license. Members of the public are prohibited from bringing cell phones, pagers, PDAs, laptop computers, cameras, tape recorders, and all other personal electronic devices into the courthouse. There are no lockers available to store these items while you visit the building.

 

Visitors who wish to conduct research in the clerk's office involving case files - which cannot be removed from the courthouse - must receive approval from the Division Manager to bring a laptop computer into the building. You must remain in the Clerk's Office while using the laptop. Attorneys who require laptops for their courtroom presentations must receive prior approval from a judge.


 

Nearby Restaurants & Hotels

 

Restaurants

 

 

Courthouse Café
Located On-Site
804-788-1124
Padow’s City Hall
900 E. Broad St
Richmond, VA
804-225-9333
www.padows.com
Café Ole
2 N. 6th St
Richmond, VA
804-225-8226
T-Miller’s
Located in the Richmond Marriott
500 E. Broad St
Richmond, VA
804-648-2255
www.tmillerssportsbar.com
Gibson’s Grill
700 E. Broad St
Richmond, VA
804-644-2637
www.gibsonsgrill.com

Great American Grill
Located in the Hilton Garden Inn
501 E. Broad St
Richmond, VA
804-344-4300
 

 

 

Hotels

 

 

Richmond Marriott Downtown
500 E. Broad St
Richmond, VA
804-643-3400
www.richmondmarriott.com
Crowne Plaza Hotel Richmond Downtown
555 E. Canal St
Richmond, VA
804-788-0900
www.crowneplaza.com
Hilton Garden Inn Richmond Downtown
501 E. Broad St
Richmond, V
804-344-4300
www.hiltongardeninn.com
Omni Richmond Hotel
100 S. 12th St
Richmond, VA
804-344-7000
www.omnihotels.com
Commonwealth Park Suites Hotel
901 Bank St
Richmond, VA
343-7300
www.commonwealthparksuites.com
Berkeley Hotel
1200 E. Cary St
Richmond, VA
804-780-1300
www.berkeleyhotel.com
Holiday Inn Express
201 East Cary St
Richmond, VA 23219
804-788-1600
 

 

 

Additional information about Richmond restaurants and hotels is available on the Richmond Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau's web site.