Length of Service
Jurors are typically summoned for a one-week session. Occasionally, jurors may be summoned for multi-week sessions when complex and / or lengthy matters are to be tried. Jurors can and often do serve on more than one trial. Jurors are obligated to the court for the entire week's session of court, until excused by the presiding judge.
When and Where to Report
Jurors are to report to the designated courtroom on the date and at the time they are summoned. The jury summons includes information as to excusals from jury service.
Parking instructions are included with the summons.
Once all the jurors have reported for jury service, they will be checked in and given an orientation conducted by the jury clerk. This is followed by a video designed to educate jurors on the trial process and their role as a juror. After the video, jurors are administered an oath.
Lunch is not served. Jurors are responsible for their own meals. Restaurants and snack bars are within walking distance of the courthouse.