Municipal Court

Photo: Municipal CourtThe mission of the Municipal Court is to ensure that each person accused of a violation, infraction, or crime be guaranteed and provided all the constitutional rights to a fair and speedy judicial process in such a manner that it preserves both the dignity and rights of the defendant, as well as the citizens of Hermiston.

The Hermiston Municipal Court is the judicial branch of Hermiston city government. The Court has jurisdiction over all city and state law offenses committed within the city limits of Hermiston, excluding felony matters.

Presiding Judge

The Honorable Thomas J. Creasing.


  • Rosalie Emerson, Court Administrator
  • Dalia Velasco,  Deputy Clerk
  • Jennifer Herrera, Deputy Clerk

Prosecutor & Court Appointed Defense Attorney (contracted)

  • Gary Luisi,  Prosecutor
  • Blaine Clooten, Assistant Prosecutor
  • Cameron Bendixsen,  Defense Attorney

Located within the Bob Shannon Safety Center
330 S. First
Hermiston, OR 97838
Phone: (541) 567-6610
Fax: (541) 667-2049