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Public access to Superior Court events in Essex County

Public access to Superior Court events is available in real time by calling the Public Access Telephone Lines listed below.

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How to listen to a Superior Court event

To listen to a Superior Court event via a Public Access Telephone Line, follow these steps:

1.    Identify the assigned session on the Superior Court’s Daily List Report published on the court’s website (see below example).  

Example of Essex County Daily List

2. Call the toll free phone number (listed below) for the assigned session.

3. When prompted, enter the Participant Passcode, including the # symbol on your telephone. 

4. You will be connected to the audio for the event once the event begins.  You are receiving audio only and are unable to participate the event. 

You are strictly prohibited from making any unauthorized recording of the court event.

Public access telephone lines

County Session designation Superior Court Session/Ct Rm Toll free number Participant code
Essex Criminal 1 Salem Criminal 1-Ctrm K  877-602-8943 9927314#
  Criminal 2 Salem Criminal 2-Ctrm J 877-985-7460 7971141#
  Criminal 3 Salem Criminal 3-Ctrm I 877-954-2921 9992874#
  Civil A Salem Civil A- Ctrm H 877-954-1070 1200444#
  Civil C Lawrence Civil C-Ctrm 2 888-468-6101 6812852#
  Civil D Lawrence Civil D-Ctrm 3 866-808-3571 8369339#
  Criminal (Lawrence) Lawrence Criminal-Ctrm 4 877-491-9459 3767782#
  Civil B Newburyport Civil B-Ctrm 1 866-775-1288 7856235#

If you have difficulty accessing the Public Access Telephone Lines for a Superior Court event, you may contact the Clerk’s Office at (978)744-5500. In some instances, the Superior Court may choose to live stream certain events via YouTube or Zoom.  For more information on a particular live stream event, please contact the Clerk’s Office. 

Additional Resources



Clerk's Office (978) 744-5500
Probation Department (978) 825-4880


Clerk's Office (978) 741-0691
Probation Department (978) 741-4368


56 Federal St.
Salem, MA 01970
Last updated: July 20, 2020