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”
West Plains, MO 65775
Criminal & Traffic:
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:
Probate Supervisor: Shanna Earls
Juvenile: Kristy Ray
Protection Orders: Erica McMillian
Civil & Jury Management:
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: https://howellcounty.net/jury-commission
Jury Service eJuror Website: www.courts.mo.gov/ejuror
Hours/Days of Operation:
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding state holidays
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.