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Court Address

Spottswood W. Robinson III and
Robert R. Merhige, Jr., Federal Courthouse

701 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Hours of Operation

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

District Judges

Hon. M. Hannah Lauck
Hon. David J. Novak
Hon. Roderick C. Young

Senior District Judges

Hon. Robert E. Payne
Hon. Henry E. Hudson
Hon. John A. Gibney, Jr.

Magistrate Judges

Hon. Mark R. Colombell
Hon. Summer L. Speight

Map, Directions, Parking and more

Important Security Information

Visitors enter the courthouse through the building's main entrance on Broad Street. 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, 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. 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: 

701 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219