Circuit Court Clerk

Suzanne Adams, Circuit Clerk

Certified Court Manager by the National Center for State Courts
and the Missouri Court Management Institute
30+ Years Court Experience
Member of the Missouri Circuit Clerks Association

“Protecting the Records, Preserving the Truth”

(417) 256-4050
106 Courthouse
West Plains, MO 65775

Criminal & Traffic:
(417) 256-4050

Criminal Supervisor & DOC Costs:  Allyson Bice
Criminal Clerks:  Mary Hicks, Joe Girdley, Erin Smith & Courtney Arthurs
Show Me Courts Specialist:  Joe Girdley

Probate, Juvenile & Protection Orders:
(417) 255-1422

Probate Supervisor:  Shanna Earls
Juvenile:  Kristy Ray
Protection Orders:  Erica McMillian

Civil & Jury Management:
(417) 256-3741

Chief Financial Deputy & Civil Supervisor:  Cynthia Lee
Division I Civil Clerk:  Kerry Bussell
Division II Civil Clerk/Small Claims:  Crystal Howell
Child Support:  Jolie Keith
Jury Management:  Rhonda Cameron
Jury Reporting Recording:  (417) 256-7505
Jury Commission Website:
Jury Service eJuror Website: 

Hours/Days of Operation:

8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding state holidays

Docket Call:

Division I (Civil & Criminal): First and third Monday of each month at 1:00 p.m.
Division II (Associate Civil): Second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m.
Small Claims: Second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 1:30 p.m.
Division III (Associate Criminal & Traffic): Each Monday at 9:00 a.m.
Probate: Second and fourth Thursday of each month at 9:00 a.m.
Protection Orders: First and third Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m.