NOTE: THIS COURTHOUSE IS NOT STAFFED. All in-person filing must be done at the Portland Division.
All new civil case filings arising within the Pendleton Division will be assigned directly to the Honorable Patricia Sullivan, part-time magistrate judge. See Local Rule 73(a) and 28 U.S.C. 636(c)(1), which provide that every full-time, part-time, or recalled magistrate judge assigned to the District of Oregon is designated and authorized to exercise civil jurisdiction over all assigned cases, to include the entry of final judgment and the conduct of any court or civil trial.
The Pendleton Court handles cases from the following counties (click here for map):
The courthouse is located at 104 S.W. Dorion Avenue in Pendleton, Oregon, on the corner of S.W. First Street and Dorian Avenue. For security purposes there is no parking around the perimeter of the courthouse. You can find off-street parking within walking distance. This courthouse is NOT staffed. All in-person filings must be done at the Portland Division. Trials, hearings and other court business take place at the courthouse on a scheduled basis only.