Virginia's Judicial System

Lunenburg Circuit Court

10th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. Gordon F. Erby


Phone: (434) 696-2132
Fax: (434) 696-3931

Clerk's Office Hours

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


11435 Courthouse Road
Lunenburg, VA 23952

Physical address: 11435 Courthouse Rd., Lunenburg, VA 23952


  • Hon. James William Watson Jr., Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Donald Carl Blessing, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Robert H. Morrison
  • Hon. Stephen Anderson Nelson

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Court convenes 9:30 a.m.
  • Beginning after July 1, 2021: the first day of each term shall commence on the first Tuesday of every other month, namely February, April, June, August, October and December.
  • If the first day, known as Term Day, of any Term as scheduled above shall fall on a legal holiday, then such Term shall commence and its Term Day be on the following day.
  • All criminal cases are to be preset with the office of the Commonwealth's Attorney before Term Day. Civil cases are set by written request with Judge Watson's Administrative Assistant, Tammy Fisher at [email protected]. (Email is preferred.)