Virginia's Judicial System

Washington Circuit Court

28th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

Circuit Courts Informational Pamphlet


Hon. Tricia S. Moore


Phone: (276) 676-6224
Phone: (276) 676-6226
Fax: (276) 676-6218

Clerk's Office Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


189 East Main Street
Abingdon, VA 24210-2838


  • Hon. Deanis L. Simmons, Chief Judge
  • Hon. Sage B. Johnson
  • Hon. Fredrick A. Rowlett
  • Hon. Eric R. Thiessen

Terms of Court and General Information

  • Docket calls will no longer be used. The Court will proceed with the Praecipe System to be called on the opening day of the term as set forth in Rule 1:15 of the Supreme Court of Virginia.
  • Terms begin, 4th Tuesday, Jan., Apr., July, & Oct.
  • Grand Juries, 1st day of Term.
  • All cases set on Term Day or through contact with the Judge's office.
  • Court convenes 9:00 a.m.
  • Commissioners in Chancery are used only to review accountings of Special Commissioners.