Virginia's Judicial System

Dickenson Circuit Court

29th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. Richard W. Edwards


Phone: (276) 926-1616

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM


P. O. Box 190
119 Court House Lane
Clintwood, VA 24228-0190


  • Hon. Brian K. Patton, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Jack S. Hurley Jr.
  • Hon. Patrick R. Johnson
  • Hon. Michael Lee Moore
  • Hon. Richard C. Patterson

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Criminal Terms begin, 2nd Monday, March, June & September; 1st Monday, Dec.
  • Grand Juries, 2nd Monday, March, June and Sept.; 1st Monday, Dec.
  • All cases set on Term Day.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are utilized in selection of jury.
  • Civil Terms begin Tuesday, following Grand Jury.