COVID-19 updated January 28, 2021
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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,
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
here.Thurston County Superior Court COVID-19 Response plan can be found
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
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: