Jury Administration

NOTE: Beginning on Monday, March 16, 2020, public access to the Pulaski County Courthouse is restricted through March 31, 2020, to limit public exposure to COVID-19.
The Pulaski County Circuit and County Clerk’s employees are working weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Business should be conducted online, by phone, or email if possible. Please contact the appropriate department for more details.

Temporary Office Operations

Judiciary Closings, Cancellations, and Changes


2nd Division, Judge Chris Piazza

  • Jury Orientation scheduled for March 19 - 20, 2020, is cancelled.

3rd Division, Judge Cathleen Compton

  • All March 2020 cases have been cancelled and rescheduled to April 2020.

4th Division, Judge Herbert Wright

5th Division, Judge Wendell Griffen

  • Jury Orientation will be by mail only. Cases scheduled to appear March 16 - 27 will be rescheduled. New court dates will be mailed shortly.

7th Division, Judge Barry Sims

  • Trials and other in-court proceedings through April 30 will be rescheduled.
  • Defendants will get new court notices.  Current mailing addresses must be submitted to the clerk, 340-8431.  Call your lawyer if you have questions and make sure they have a good address and telephone number.
  • All subpoenas are cancelled through April 30.
  • Fines and costs will not be collected while the courthouse is closed.
  • Jurors are released and do not have to call in for the remainder of this term.
  • For new dates or more information, visit pulaskiclerk.com (court records).

8th Division, Judge Wiley Branton,Jr.

Between the dates of Monday March 16, 2020 and Friday March 27, 2020, the Eighth Division Circuit Court (Juvenile Division) presided over by Circuit Judge Wiley Branton, Jr. will only hear emergency matters such as delinquency detention hearings, DHS probable cause hearings, and such other emergency matters that must be heard. All such emergency hearings will only be held on Monday morning of March 16th, Thursday afternoon of March 19th, Monday morning of March 23rd, and Thursday morning, March 26, 2020. All other hearings that were previously scheduled for this two-week period are being continued to a future date once it is determined when courts will resume normal operations. The Eighth Division has also continued all truancy hearings for the months of March, April, and May 2020 to a future date. If a litigant or attorney has any question about whether your particular case qualifies as an emergency hearing that will go forward during this public health emergency, please call the court's trial court assistant, Ms. Cycle Blackmon at 501-340-6664.

10th Division, Judge Joyce Williams Warren

Until April 1, 2020, 10th Division Circuit Court, over which Judge Joyce Williams Warren presides, will only hear cases which are time sensitive and must be heard by law. Those include juvenile detention hearings, dependency-neglect probable cause hearings, and other matters related to those types of hearings that fall within the legal time limits. Truancy cases scheduled for Monday, March 30, 2020 will be cancelled. All cases set on the Court's calendar that must be cancelled will be rescheduled. If there are questions or concerns, please call Gwen Williams at 501-340-6725.

11th Division, Judge Patricia James

Eleventh Division Court which hears Juvenile, Drug, and Veterans Courts will be closed except to hear emergency matters such as detention hearings and probable cause hearings.

12th Division, Judge Alice S. Gray

No court hearings or trials will be held through the date the Pulaski County Courthouse has been ordered closed to the public.  (March 20, 2020)

At the appropriate time, court staff will contact attorneys and pro-se parties to re-schedule trial and hearing dates.  To prevent having to move cases more than once, the staff will not re-schedule the case until we have more information about any further courthouse closings.

If you file an emergency motion, please notify the court of the filing immediately by calling 501 340 8530 or by fax at  501 340 6035.

16th Division, Judge Morgan "Chip" Welch

View list of scheduled hearings that are postponed until further Order of the Court.



Jury services, including pulling of jury panels from jury pools and disbursement of juror payments, are provided through the Administrative Department.


(501) 340-8500 or jury@pulaskiclerk.com