Circuit Court of Arlington/Falls Church
Paul Ferguson was elected to serve as Clerk of the Circuit Court of Arlington County and the City of Falls Church beginning January 1, 2008.
The Circuit Court is the only trial court of general jurisdiction in Virginia. In Arlington, the 17th Judicial District includes the City of Falls Church. Circuit Court judges are elected by a majority vote of each House of the General Assembly, and serve for eight-year terms.
The 17th Judicial Circuit is comprised of four judges: Honorable William T. Newman Jr., Chief Judge; Honorable Daniel S. Fiore II; Honorable Louise M. DiMatteo; and Honorable Judith L. Wheat.
Clerk’s Office Contact Information
(Mon. – Fri. 8am to 4pm)
1425 N Courthouse Rd, 6th Floor
Arlington, VA 22201
Email Circuit Court
Civil Division (Suite 6700): 703-228-7010
Criminal Division (Suite 6100): 703-228-4399
Land Records (Suite 6200): 703-228-4369
Probate (Suite 6300): 703-228-4376
Judicial Chambers: 703-228-7000
Courtroom technology requests: Dwayne Blount
Freedom of Information (FOIA) Officer: Christopher Falcon
Cell phones and other electronic devices are not permitted in the Courthouse. View courthouse security policy.