Clay County, MS  |  P.O. Box 815  |  365 Court Street  |  West Point, MS 39773  |  Phone: 662.494.3124  |  Fax: 662.492.4059
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Circuit Court

The Clay County Circuit Court is in the Sixteenth Circuit Court District.  Circuit Court Terms are in January, April, July and October.  Grand Jury terms are during the April and October Terms.  Also see the Upcoming Events for court terms and Court System for Judges information.

Jury Service

  • Qualifications: Resident of Clay County, at least 21 years old, able to read and write, and not have been  convicted of a felony
  • Excuses: Over the age of 65, personal hardship, served on jury duty in this court in last two (2) years
  • Rate of pay: $25 per day and .40 per mile if you live outside the city limits
  • Checks will be mailed out after court
  • Call in number for jury service is (662)495-2057 after 5:30 pm. or you can check out our Facebook page by clicking here.

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Other contact information:

Judge Lee J. Howard
P O Box 1679
Starkville, MS  39760
Phone: (662) 323-6765
Court Administator: Carrie Kimbrough
Court Reporter: Cindy Zelinka
                                1485 Lob Lolly Dr.
                                Starkville, MS 39759

Judge James T. Kitchens, Jr.
P O Box 1387
Columbus, MS  39703
Phone: (662) 329-5919
Court Administrator: Lynn Conner
Court Reporter: Nikki Clark
                                60371 Smithville Rd.
                                Smithville, MS 38870

Judge Lee S. Coleman
P O Box 1033
West Point, MS  397773
Phone: (662) 494-4893
Court Reporter: Melanie Morel
                                 P. O. Box 8274
                                 Columbus, MS 39705

Court Administrator
April Edwards
P. O. Box 1387
Columbus, MS 39703
Phone: (662) 329-5919
West Point phone number when in session: (662) 494-4765

District Attorney's Office
Scott Colom
West Point number when in session: (662) 494-3389

MDOC Probation Office 
515-B Highway 45 Alt. N
P.O. Box 265
West Point, MS 39773
Phone: (662) 494-1713

Public Defenders
Kristen Wood Williams
Marlin Stewart

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