Michael J. Lucas, Judge

Motions Court Practice

  • Motions Court is held on Monday at 1:15 p.m. and Tuesday through Thursday at 8:45 a.m.
  • Motions Court is held in person at:
    Washington County Courthouse
    1 S Main Street
    Courtroom 6
    Washington, PA 15301
  • Motions should be signed up by noon (12:00 p.m.) the business day prior to scheduled presentation. 
  • Motions sign-up may be accomplished in-person, by mail, or by e-mail. If a motion is submitted by mail or e-mail, the original motion should be filed with the Prothonotary and a copy should be submitted to Judge Lucas' office.

Case Assignments

Judge Lucas presides over the following:

  • Civil Jury and Non-Jury Trials
  • Orphans' Court - Private Adoptions/Termination of Parental Rights Petitions
  • Orphans' Court - Complex cases as assigned
  • Mental Health (Civil) Procedures and Appeals

Judge of the Term

Judge Lucas is the Civil Judge of the Term from the 1st of the month to the 15th of the month.

Civil Argument Court

Civil Argument Court schedules for Judge Lucas may be found here.