Information regarding the Court's hours and COVID-19 response is at the bottom of this page: https://www.thurstoncountywa.gov/sc

Coming to the Main Campus

COVID-19 updated January 28, 2021
 
Thurston County Superior Court issued Emergency Order No. 5 on July 10, 2020 and Amended Emergency Order No. 8 on January 14, 2021. Emergency Administrative Order No. 5 with attachments can be found here, Emergency Administrative Order No. 8 pausing criminal jury trials until at least March 1, 2021 and civil jury trials until at least June 7, 2021 can be found here.
All of the Courts Emergency Administrative Orders are attached below.
 
Below is a non-exhaustive list of actions at Thurston County Superior Court Main Campus to ensure that the Court addresses the health and well-being of court employees, litigants, attorneys, and the general public while performing its constitutional and statutory duties.
 

Hours

Superior Court Main Campus is open Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Court Administration is open Monday- Friday 9:00 a.m.- Noon and 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
 

Trials

Emergency Administrative Order No. 8 pauses criminal jury trials until at least March 1, 2021 and civil jury trials until at least June 7, 2021. A copy of Emergency Administrative Order No. 8 can be found here.

Main Campus Calendar

     Main Campus Calendars with Zoom links Effective November 30, 2020 through February 26, 2021  UPDATED 1/29/2021

Judicial Officer Reassignment of Civil Cases​​

Judge's Copies at Main Campus
Requirements for Judge's Copies at Main Campus are currently suspended but may be reinstituted and/or modified.  Updates regarding requirements for Judge’s Copies will be posted here when they are available.
 
Civil Ex parte and Emergency Matters
The processes outlined in the links below will be followed until further notice.  Even as the Main Campus Courthouse expands operations, there is currently no in-person civil Ex Parte available at Main Campus Courthouse (including no available in-person civil Ex Parte on Friday morning civil motions calendars).
 
 
Civil Motion and Dispositive Motion Calendars

Main Campus is hearing dispositive motion and civil motion calendars on Fridays. The Court has imposed caps on the calendars to comply with health directives. Calendars will be limited to 12 motions on the Civil Motion Calendar and one motion on the Dispositive Motion Calendar. Friday Motion calendars will not be available for ex parte. (See the Civil Ex Parte and Emergency Matters link for that process.)

Friday Civil Motions, Dispositive Hearings, ALRs, and Appeals will only be heard in the following manner to be determined by the assigned judge:

                              a.without oral argument,

                              b.Zoom hearing,

                              c. telephonically set time specific by order, or,

                              d.continued to a future date to ensure health care directives are followed.

The Court will issue an Order Regarding Scheduled Civil Motion notifying the parties how their matter will be heard.   

Court Administration is encouraging all parties, litigants, and the public to look for information posted on the website or if necessary, contact Court Administration by email or phone, a list of telephone numbers is available on the home page. Thank you for your patience.

 
Emergency Administrative Orders:

Thurston County Superior Court Emergency Administrative Order No. 1

Thurston County Superior Court Emergency Administrative Order No. 2

Thurston County Superior Court Emergency Administrative Order No. 3

Thurston County Superior Court Emergency Administrative Order No. 4

Thurston County Superior Court Emergency Administrative Order No. 5

Thurston County Superior Court Emergency Administrative Order No. 6 Eviction Resolution Program

Amended Thurston County Superior Court Emergency Administrative Order No. 7

Thurston County Superior Court COVID-19 Response plan can be found here.

Thurston County and Washington State Masking directives and orders:

Thurston County Health Officer Mask Directive

Superior Court Main Campus is located in the City of Olympia in Thurston County and handles criminal and civil matters.

Street and Mailing Address:
Thurston County Superior Court
Building 2
2000 Lakeridge Drive SW
Olympia, WA 98502

Days and Hours of Operation:
Monday- Friday, 8:00 a.m. - noon and 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Court Administration is open Monday- Friday 9:00 a.m.- Noon and 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. except county or state holidays.

Contact Information for Superior Court Main Campus

How to Get There:

  • Take the Bus
     
  • Main Campus Driving Directions
  • Parking information. Parking is available on campus, on the street and in the adjacent lot to the campus. There are parking signs posted to assist you. 
     
  • Bicycle information. Bike racks are available in front of Building 1. 

Other helpful information: