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Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC)

Sacramento district office

Sacramento district office 160 Promenade Circle, Suite 300
Sacramento, CA 95834
916-928-3101
Joel Harter, presiding judge

General information

Units within the Sacramento district office:

Recorded information: 1-800-736-7401
Disability accommodations: 1-866-681-1459

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Court hours

Court is in session: 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. morning session
1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. afternoon session
Injured worker workshop: Held the first Tuesday of every month at 10:30 a.m.
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The court is located on the 3rd floor. The court lobby opens at 8:00 a.m. five days a week (except holidays).

Children should not be brought to court.

Judges are available for appropriate walk through items during their conference calendars between 8:30-12:00 p.m. and 1:30-4:00 p.m. Walk throughs are assigned to judges by reception staff. There are no conference calendars and no walk throughs on Fridays.

Getting to the court

By bus:

Sacramento Regional Transit information, schedules, and costs.

By car:

Driving directions to Sacramento district office.

Building security

The district office is patrolled by an onsite CHP officer. In addition, the parking lots adjacent to the building are patrolled by a security service.

Weapons or other dangerous objects may not be brought into the building.

Nearby eateries

There are several places to eat within walking distance or a short drive away, including Beach Hut Deli, BJ’s Restaurant, Mimi’s and Panera Bread. Starbucks can be found at the Barnes and Noble or Target stores nearby.

No food, gum or drink (except bottled water if necessary) is allowed on the 3rd floor in the hallways, lobbies or courtrooms.

October 2012