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COURT OPERATIONS ADVISORY #2: Lawson E. Thomas Courthouse Center to Remain Closed Thursday, August 3rd

Lawson E. Thomas Courthouse Center to Remain Closed on Thursday, August 3, 2017




11th Judicial Circuit of Florida

For Immediate Release

August 2, 2017

Contact:  Eunice Sigler, Director

Office of Government Liaison & Public Relations

Phone (305) 349-7189 Fax (305) 349-7190 Cell (786) 348-7381








The Lawson E. Thomas Courthouse Center, located at 175 NW 1st Avenue, will remain closed for repairs on Thursday, August 3, 2017.


The building was closed on August 1st due to flooding from a roof drain impacted by significant rain.


All domestic violence bond hearings scheduled for Thursday will take place in Courtroom 1-5 of the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building, located at 1351 NW 12 Street.


All other hearings will be re-scheduled and parties will be notified accordingly.


Court employees who do not work at the Lawson E. Thomas Courthouse Center but use its parking facility have been provided alternate parking by the Miami-Dade County Internal Services Department and should continue to use those alternate facilities.


Updates will be posted on the Eleventh Judicial Circuit's website at www.jud11.flcourts.org and the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Hotline at 305-349-7777.


For media questions relating to the building repairs, please contact Ms. Pam Regula with the Miami-Dade County Internal Services Department at 305-375-1697. 





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uphold and interpret the law, and provide for the peaceful resolution of disputes.



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If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court’s ADA Coordinator, Lawson E. Thomas Courthouse Center, 175 NW 1st Ave., Suite 2702, Miami, FL 33128, Telephone (305) 349-7175; TDD (305) 349-7174, Fax (305) 349-7355 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.


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