Shawnee County District Court

 

200 SE 7th Street
Topeka, KS 66603

(785) 251-6700


Please do not send any kind of pleadings, requests for continuance, etc. via email. All court filings must be filed with the Clerk of the District Court via the electronic filing website, fax or hard copy.


Shawnee County Courthouse
200 SE 7th Street, Room 209
Topeka, KS 66603

(785) 251-6700

(785) 251-4908


Location

Second floor (RM 209)

Hours

Monday through Friday
8 am to 5 pm

Fax & Electronic Filing
24 hours per day, 365 days per year
Fax: (785) 251-4908 or
Fax: (785) 251-4911


Court Administration 

Shawnee County Courthouse
200 SE 7th Street, Room 406
Topeka, KS 66603

(785) 251-6789

(785) 251-4917


Link: Court Administration Page

Hours

Monday through Friday
am to 5 pm

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Welch, Lea D. Court Administrator   (785) 251-6789  

Department of Court Technology 

Shawnee County Courthouse
200 SE 7th Street Room 305
Topeka, KS 66603

(785) 251-6777

(785) 291-4962


Link: Court Technology Page

***The purpose of the Court Technology Department is to support the technological needs of the court. We DO NOT respond to any inquiries regarding case information. ***

For information about your case, please contact the Clerk's Office ((785) 251-6700).

Hours


Monday through Friday
8:00 am to 5:30 pm

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Theel, Stephanie A. Director   (785) 251- 6777  

Court Services 

Shawnee County Courthouse
200 SE 7th St. Room 104
Topeka, KS 66603

(785) 251-6748




District Court Judges 

200 SE 7th St.
Topeka, KS 66603


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Anderson, Honorable Richard D. Division 2 - Office: 410 - Courtroom: 4A   (785) 251-6200  
Christopher, Honorable Mary E. Division 8 - Office: 322 - Courtroom: 3H   (785) 251-6340  
Debenham, Honorable David B. Division 13 - Office: 401 - Courtroom: 4D   (785) 251-6220  
Dernovish, Honorable Darian P. Division 4 - Office: B-8 - Courtroom: B-10   (785) 251-6260  
Dougherty-Bichsel, Honorable Lori D. Division 5 - Office: 308 - Courtroom: 3A   (785) 251-6330  
Ebberts, Honorable Steven R. Division 12 - Office: 307 - Courtroom: 3D   (785) 251-6230  
Geier, Honorable Jason E. Division 1 - Office: 400 - Courtroom: 4E   (785) 251-6240  
Luedke, Honorable Thomas Division 6 - Office: 300 - Courtroom: 3F   (785) 251-6250  
Mattivi, Honorable Mary E. Division 10 - Office: 310 - Courtroom: 3B   (785) 251-6270  
Moylan, Honorable Penny Division 7 - Office: 311 - Courtroom: 3C   (785) 251-6310  
Ossmann, Honorable C. William Division 9 - Office: 303 - Courtroom: 3E   (785) 251-6280  
Parrish, Honorable Nancy E. Division 14 - Office: 405 - Courtroom: 4C   (785) 251-6290  
Pickering, Honorable Rachel L. Division 15 - Office: B-4 - Courtroom: B-6   (785) 251-6210  
Rios, Honorable Cheryl A. Division 11 - Office: 411 - Courtroom: 4B   (785) 251-6300  
Watson, Honorable Teresa L. Division 3 - Office: 324 - Courtroom: 3I   (785) 251-6320  
Yockers, Lori L. AHO - Office: 304 - Courtroom: 3G   (785) 251-6350  

Jury Coordinator 
Directions

Shawnee County Courthouse
200 SE 7th Street, Room 406A
Topeka, KS 66603

(785) 251-6787

(785) 251-4917



Callback and Email Response Policy
Please Note: Due to the high volume of calls and emails the Jury Coordinator receives, we will make every effort to respond to your call or email within two business days. 

Two business days may not be possible when we are experiencing especially high call volumes.  Please do not leave multiple messages or send multiple emails.  We will respond as soon as possible.  We appreciate your patience.      

Phone:
 (785) 251-6787
Call After-hours: (785) 251-5500

Current Juror Schedule

Hours

Monday through Friday
8:00 am to 5:00 pm