Resources for Remote Participation and Viewing of Court Hearings     

To participate in remote court hearings, you must have access to a devices with internet, a video camera, and speakers. You can participate from your phone or personal computer. If you do not have access to technology, you can utilize equipment provided at one of the locations listed below. Please note: The locations listed below can provide you with the technology necessary to participate in or view a remote hearing. However, you will also need the meeting ID and password listed on your hearing notice. If you have any questions, please contact Ramsey County Court Administration at 651-266-1999.

Ujamaa Place  
Contact: 651-528-8006 or Trace Polzin, trace_polzin@ujamaaplace.org to make arrangements at least 2 days prior to hearing.

  • Griggs Midway Building (1821 University Ave W n187)

Ramsey County Law Library 
Contact: 651-266-8391 or https://www.ramseycounty.us/contact-us?nid=2081 to make arrangements at least 2 days prior to the hearing, appointments available between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

  • Kellogg Courthouse (15 W Kellogg Blvd., 18th Floor)

Ramsey County Service Centers
Ramsey County Service Centers are a one-stop option to connect with a wide range of county services that include in-person assistance, appointment-based computer workstations, and secure document drop boxes. You should call ahead to schedule using the 651-266-8500 phone number and indicate that you are scheduling a resource computer for the purposes of a court appearance.   

  • Downtown East Building (160 E. Kellogg Blvd.)
  • Maplewood (3025 Southlawn Dr.)
  • Roseville (2180 Hamline Ave. N.) 
  • Shoreview (4560 Victoria St. N.) 
  • Westside (90 Plato Blvd. W.)

Second Judicial District Courthouse
You can visit the Courthouse or contact: 651-266-1999 for information regarding hearings and to obtain the meeting ID and password.  Viewing options and equipment are provided at these locations on a first-come, first-serve basis from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

  • Kellogg Courthouse (15 W Kellogg Blvd.)
  • Juvenile & Family Justice Center (25 W 7th St)

Policy Statement

The Criminal Division of the Saint Paul City Attorney’s Office will strive to protect the residents of the City from the negative effects of crime. The right of residents to live in peace without fear in an environment free from the anti-social acts of others is of paramount concern.

The staff of the Criminal Division will strive to achieve a just result in every case they work on. Staff will work to pay attention to the needs of victims. All employees of the Saint Paul City Attorney’s Office will strive to meet the ethical obligation to achieve justice in the resolution of every case.

Mission

The Criminal Division strives to:

  • Assure respect for and compliance with City and state criminal laws by holding offenders accountable through fair and effective prosecution and enforcement
  • Advocate on behalf of crime victims to ensure the preservation of their rights to personal safety, restitution and participation in the criminal justice process
  • Prevent crime and improve the quality of life in Saint Paul's neighborhoods by working proactively with residents, business owners, police and other agencies to identify and resolve community problems
  • Educate and advise the public and City departments on criminal justice issues and trends, and develop policies relating to the management of the criminal justice system (ie. jail administration, sentencing guidelines, diversion programs and court procedures)

Last Edited: November 3, 2020