The government of Washington County is to serve the people of Washington County in a professional and cost effective manner so that all of our citizens may enjoy a protected quality of life and appreciate our diversity through openness and fairness.
When personally contacting the Circuit Clerk’s Office, you will discover dedicated court specialists that will assist you in an ethical and professional manner in providing court record information. A public access computer is also accessible and available in the Circuit Clerk’s Office for searching court record information.
It is an honor and a privilege to serve as your Circuit Clerk, your comments or suggestions are always appreciated as we strive to serve you better. Please feel free to contact the Clerk’s Office at 251-847-2239.
Valerie is a Washington County, Alabama, native. Upon graduation from high school, Valerie began a 20-year career as a Court Specialist in the Washington County Circuit Clerk’s Office. In 2001, Valerie attended Faulkner State Community College Court Reporting Program.
After graduation, she founded and co-owned Knapp-Hoiles Court Reporting and worked there from 2004 to 2012. During her court reporting career, Valerie also served as an official court reporter with the Honorable Harold Crow, First Judicial Circuit, Washington County, Alabama.
In 2012, Valerie decided to run for the office of Washington County’s Circuit Clerk and was elected as Washington County’s Circuit Clerk. She is the first woman in the county’s history to be elected to this position.