District Court

The mission of Pierce County District Court, as an independent and impartial branch of government, is to promote respect for law, society and individual rights; provide open, accessible and effective forums for dispute resolution; resolve legal matters in a just, efficient and timely manner and assure the dignified and fair treatment of all parties.



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Pierce County District Court remains open and committed to providing essential services in a manner that is as safe and responsible as possible.


  1. Current Court Operations
The Court continues to operate pursuant to the Emergency Orders issued in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency.

The Court is resuming jury trials effective August 24, 2020. If you have any questions, please use our live chat function below or call the Court at 253-798-7487.

Court operations are substantially curtailed to help keep the public and our employees safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please review General Order No. 2020-08 In Re: COURT OPERATIONS UNDER THE EXIGENT CIRCUMSTANCES CREATED BY PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY IN WASHINGTON STATE, effective June 1, 2020 and and General Order No. 2020-12 In Re: SOCIAL DISTANCING AND FACIAL COVERINGS IN COURTROOMS, effective July 20, 2020.

If you are sick or experiencing flu-like symptoms such as a cough, fever or other respiratory problem, please do not come to the Pierce County District Court courthouse.

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District Court

Court Administrator Misty Butler Robison

930 Tacoma Avenue South
Room 239
Tacoma, WA 98402

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Ph: (253) 798-7487
Fx: (253) 798-6310
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