Starting January 2017, Roster Meetings will be held each Friday at 10:00 a.m. in Courtroom 2E. Attendance is mandatory. The failure to appear, send a representative from your law firm, or another lawyer to speak on your behalf, may result in dismissal of the action. Attorneys are to notify all parties who are in default or who are proceeding Pro Se about this roster meeting and all hearings.
Effective, January 2017, all requests for continuance must be made by formal motion and sent to the Chief Administrative Judge with a $25.00 fee attached or the request will not be considered.
Jury and Non-Jury Trial Rosters and Motion Rosters
Common Pleas Court Roster
Richland County Status Conference Form (Word)
Richland County Status Conference Form (PDF)
Contact the Clerk for Jury Trials.
Contact the Clerk for Non-Jury Trials.
Attorneys and Pro Se Litigants are hereby on notice that upon failure to attend roster meetings, as stated above, without prior court approval, the presiding or Chief Judge will either dismiss the complaint for failure to prosecute or strike the answer and place the defendant in default.
Jury qualification will begin at 9:30 a.m. (or as soon as possible thereafter) in Courtroom 2-B. Jury lists will be available for purchase at the Clerk of Court's front counter the week before.
A new roster will be published each Thursday and will be made available in the Clerk's Office. All cases are subject to be called for trial. No courtesy calls will be made to attorneys regarding the roster.
If you have a Motion pending in a case appearing on this roster, please contact Judge Casey Manning or Paul Gunter at (803) 576-1932 to get the Motion scheduled. Do not wait until the week of trial to have the Motion heard.
Questions concerning status of a roster for the week should be directed to Anne Henley at (803) 576-1943. All requests for a continuance shall be directed to the Chief Administrative Judge in writing prior to the beginning of the term.