Municipal Court

Astoria Municipal Court
City Hall, 3rd Floor
1095 Duane St.
Astoria, OR
(503)-325-3939

The Municipal Court handles citations issued by the Astoria Police Department for traffic violations, misdemeanor law violations, and Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants (DUII). It also handles  citations for parking offense, animal control offenses and City code violations.

The Court procedures are administered by the Municipal Judge, who is an attorney licensed to practice in Oregon, and who is appointed by the City Council. The Council reviews the Judge’s performance annually. The Municipal Court is comprised of a part-time judge and a clerk.

Court sessions are held Monday mornings at 10:00 a.m. and on Wednesday evenings at 5:15 p.m. Jury trials for DUII and misdemeanor cases are scheduled as needed, on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays or Fridays.

Kristopher Kaino, an area attorney, has been appointed by the City Council to serve as Municipal Judge on a contract basis.  Municipal Court clerk is Jill Culver.

HOW TO CONTACT US:

• Reach us by phone at: (503) 325-3939
• Reach us by email at: courtclerk@astoria.or.us
• Reach us by Fax at: (503) 338-6630
• Mail may be addressed to:
                Municipal Court Clerk
                1095 Duane Street
                Astoria, Oregon 97103