Virginia's Judicial System

Loudoun Circuit Court

20th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. Gary M. Clemens


Phone: (703) 777-0270
Fax: (703) 777-0376
Fax: Judges: (703) 777-0676

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


P. O. Box 550
18 E. Market St., 3rd floor
Leesburg, VA 20178


  • Hon. Jeffrey W. Parker, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Douglas L. Fleming Jr.
  • Hon. Jeanette A. Irby
  • Hon. Stephen E. Sincavage

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Terms begin, 2nd Monday, Feb., Apr., June, Aug., & Dec.; Tuesday following 2nd Monday in Oct.
  • Grand Juries, 2nd Mon. each month and October Grand Jury will convene on October 16th in light of the holiday on October 9th.
  • Civil scheduling, Monday mornings, except holidays (by praecipe).
  • Criminal cases are scheduled the day following term day at 9:00 a.m. or may be scheduled by praecipe.
  • Court convenes 9:00 a.m. unless specially set otherwise.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are utilized.
  • Motion Day, Civil - 1st Friday of each month -- Ore Tenus Hearings, 9:00 a.m., Domestic cases, 10:00 a.m., Civil Law cases, 2:00 p.m.;
  • Motions Day, Criminal - 4th Friday of each month, 9:00 a.m., No regular Motions Day in November or December.
  • Praecipe must be filed 7 calendar days in advance of court docket.
  • Recordation of deeds business hours are 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Misdemeanor appeals, 2nd Fri., each month (except holidays).
  • Financial transactions are accepted by the Clerk from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • All visitors to Courts Complex are subject to security screening by Sheriff's deputies upon entering the facility.
  • Cell phones with cameras are not permitted in the Courts Complex by members of the public. Members of the bar are allowed to bring one cellphone with cameras in the Courts Complex. Except as noted above, no cameras are permitted in the Courts Complex. The use of cameras or recording devices are not allowed without the permission of the presiding judge. The cellphone policy is established by order for the circuit court judges.