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Court Address

Albert V. Bryan U.S. Courthouse
401 Courthouse Square
Alexandria, VA 22314

Hours of Operation

Courthouse is open:
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Thursday
7:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday Only

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

District Judges

Hon. Leonie M. Brinkema
Hon. Rossie David Alston, Jr.
Hon. Patricia Tolliver Giles
Hon. Michael S. Nachmanoff

Senior District Judges

Hon. Claude M. Hilton
Hon. Anthony J. Trenga

Magistrate Judges

Hon. Ivan D. Davis
Hon. William E. Fitzpatrick
Hon. Lindsey R. Vaala
Hon. William B. Porter
Hon. John F. Anderson (Recall Status)



Map, Directions, Parking and more​​​​​​

Important Security Information

Visitors enter the courthouse through the building's main entrance on Courthouse Square. You will be required to walk through 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, Apple watches, ear buds, pagers, PDAs, laptop computers, cameras, tape recorders, and all other personal electronic devices into the courthouse. On September 15, 2005, the U.S. Marshals Service ended its practice of storing cell phones and other electronic devices that visitors bring to the U.S. District Courthouse in Alexandria. You will be unable to enter the building if you bring these devices.

Attorneys who require laptops for their courtroom presentations must receive prior approval from the judge.


Court Access Coordinator

This Public Notice lists the designated Court Access Coordinators in each divisional office. Access Coordinators are responsible for coordinating appropriate auxiliary aids and services to participants (not spectators) in court proceedings with communication disabilities.


Street Address: 

401 Courthouse Square
Alexandria, VA 22314