Departments are open for business between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Trials are conducted between the hours of 9 a.m. and 12 Noon, and 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. daily and at such other times as may be ordered by the trial judge.
Civil Motions & Assignments
Motions and assignments are called on Friday mornings at 9 a.m. In the event a Friday is a non-judicial day, the motion and assignment calendar will be heard on the judicial day immediately preceding the Friday.
Judicial Department Location
Each judicial department has a permanently assigned courtroom to the extent available. All are housed in the County-City Building, located at:
930 Tacoma Ave. S.
Tacoma, WA 98402
However, each judge sits for limited periods of time in other special function courts, described below. The court administrator's office will provide information as to the courtroom in which a judge is currently sitting. Each department has its own telephone number with direct dialing.