Law Office of David P. Shapiro - San Diego Criminal Defense Attorney




2550 Fifth Ave Suite 1050, San Diego, CA 92103

Central Courthouse

Downtown San Diego, California

If you or a loved one has been arrested or charged with a crime, or is the subject of an outstanding warrant, and your case is pending at the Central (Downtown) Courthouse, there is contact and other information available that provides a valuable resource during this difficult time. You may have questions about visiting hours at the jail, bail, or any one of a number of issues. In some cases, a trip to the courthouse may be beneficial:

Location: The Central Courthouse is located at 1100 Union Street in San Diego.

Business Office: Felonies, 1st Floor; Misdemeanors, 2nd Floor.

Office Hours (excluding holidays): Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Directions: You can obtain directions to the Central Courthouse at,1905044&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL

In addition to the above, it is always helpful to have phone numbers to obtain answers to questions without having to travel to the courthouse. Here are some of the important numbers for the Central Courthouse:

  • General Information: (619) 844-2700
  • Criminal (Felonies and Misdemeanors): (619) 844-2400
  • Felony Arraignments: (619) 844-2300
  • Felony Appeals: (619) 844-2348
  • Domestic Violence – Criminal: (619) 844-2600

Note that phone hours may vary from business office hours.

Additional Information is Available

If you, a family member, or a friend needs information concerning an arrest, a pending charge, or the status of a case, our clients are always free to contact our office and obtain the help they need. Call our office today for answers to your questions.