Virginia's Judicial System

Staunton Circuit Court

25th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. Staci N. Falls


Phone: (540) 332-3874
Judges' Chambers: (540) 332-3870
Fax: (540) 332-3970
Fax: Judges' Chambers Fax: (540) 332-3873

Clerk's Office Hours

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM


113 East Beverley Street
2nd Floor
Staunton, VA 24401-4390

Clerk's Office - Third Floor


  • Hon. Anne F Reed, Presiding Judge
  • Hon. Joel R. Branscom, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Paul A. Dryer
  • Hon. Christopher B. Russell
  • Hon. Shannon Trent Sherrill
  • Hon. Edward K. Stein

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Terms begin, 3rd Monday, Jan., April, July, & Oct.
  • Motion Day, 2nd Tuesday, monthly, 9:00 a.m.
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
  • Civil cases set by praecipe submitted not more than 28, or less than 7 days preceding Motion Day. Cases set by agreement of counsel and consent of court between Motion Days.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are utilized in some matters.