About The Court

The court consists of twelve judges and three commissioners. The judiciary, under a single presiding judge, hears all cases filed with the court. The Court serves the citizenry of San Luis Obispo County at three locations; San Luis Obispo, Grover Beach and Paso Robles.

Hours of Operation

The court is open to the public from 8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday, excluding court holidays.

Hours of Public Phone Operations

The phone lines are open to the public from 8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., Monday through Thursday, excluding court holidays.

Employment Opportunities

See our Human Resources section.

Other Court Information


Uphold the law and provide equal justice for all.


The Court will resolve disputes fairly, in a manner that promotes public trust and confidence. We will be innovative, efficient, and provide equal and meaningful access to justice. Judicial officers and employees will stand together with a united court culture, where all are able to achieve their very best to serve the needs of the Court and the community.

Community Outreach

To schedule a speaker, tour, or for more information about Community Outreach projects or the Strategic Plan, contact Michael Powell, Court Executive Officer, at 781-5421.