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Philadelphia Criminal Court Locations

Philadelphia is the sixth most populous metro in the United States, and finding the right courthouse in such a big city can appear like a daunting task. To make things a little easier, the locations of criminal court houses in Philly may be found below.

Municipal Courts - Criminal Division

Municipal Court Criminal Courtrooms are located in the Criminal Justice Center on 1301 Filbert Street and in several police districts throughout Philadelphia.

Municipal Court - Criminal Division
Supervising Judge
Honorable Lydia Y. Kirkland
1306 Criminal Justice Center
1307 Filbert Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
PHONE (215) 683-7217
FAX (215) 683-7219

Deputy Court Administrator, Municipal Court - Criminal Division
Kathleen Rapone
208 Criminal Justice Center
1301 Filbert Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
PHONE (215) 683-7290
FAX (215) 683-7293

Trial Division - Criminal

The Criminal Section has jurisdiction over all felony cases and appeals from Municipal Court for a trial de novo (new trial) including a right to a trial by jury. Among the types of cases that fall within the assignments of the Trial Division Criminal Section are homicide cases, capital PCRA cases and felony cases. The Probation Department and Pretrial Services are included in the Criminal Section of the Division.

Court of Common Pleas, Criminal Division
Supervising Judge
Honorable Sheila Woods-Skipper
Criminal Justice Center
1301 Filbert Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Joseph A. Lanzalotti
Deputy Court Administrator, Criminal Trial Division
First Judicial District Of Pennsylvania
Court of Common Pleas - Trial Division
203 Criminal Justice Center
1301 Filbert Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Information Services
The Information Counter telephone numbers are:
215-683-7004
215-683-7005
215-683-7006
FAX 215-683-7016