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Albany County Jury

THE COURTS
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ALBANY COUNTY JURY INFORMATION
Reporting instructions for the trial term commencing 
February 19, 2019  
These instructions are updated daily after 5:00 p.m. You may also call 518-285-8900 to hear a recorded message.
 
 

Reporting Day :  Wednesday,  February 20th

 
(4) Messages:
 
 
1)....Jurors with ID #'s 87 - 245 are to report to the Albany County Courthouse, 3rd floor Jury Assembly Room (Rm #314) on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by by 9:30am.
(The street address for the County Courthouse is 16 Eagle Street; however, jurors reporting for service are to use the Lodge Street entrance to the building. The Courthouse will open to the public at 8:30am.)
  
2)....Jurors with ID #'s 246 - 362 are to report to the Albany County Courthouse, 3rd floor Eagle Street Courtroom (#373) on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by 9:30am.
(The street address for the County Courthouse is 16 Eagle Street; however, jurors reporting for service are to use the Lodge Street entrance to the building. The Courthouse will open to the public at 8:30am.)
 
3).....Jurors with ID #166 and #'s 363 - 424 are to report to the Albany City Court, Basement Level Courtroom (Room #97) on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by 1:00pm.
(The Albany City Court is located in the Albany City Hall, which has a street address of 24 Eagle Street. Jurors reporting for service are to use the Eagle Street entrance to the building. Jurors reporting at 1:00p should have had lunch before reporting.)   
 
 
4).....Jurors with ID #'s 1 - 86 are required to check this site on Wednesday after 5:00pm for Thursday's reporting instructions.    
 
 
Thank you 
 
 
 

 

Links  

 
(Trial jurors only)  
 
 
 
Commissioner of Jurors 
John Diamond
Albany County Judicial Center
6 Lodge Street 
Albany, New York  12207
 
518-285-8900
Fax : 518-285-8336
 
 Email the Commissioner:
 
You may be called to serve at the following court locations:
 
 
Albany County Judicial Center
Albany County Courthouse
Albany City Court
Albany City Hall
Cohoes City Court
Watervliet City Court
 
 
Please Note : The reporting instructions will instruct you where you must report and at what time.
 
 

 

 

 
 

 

General Information​ ​
 
Absence or Emergency ​   ​If illness or emergency prevents you from reporting, please call our office at 518-285-8900 after 8:30 a.m. on the day you are to report.
 
Accessibility   If you have a disability and need accommodation, call 518 285-8900 or 1-800-662-1220 for relay call.
 
Court Hours   Court normally operates from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with a lunch hour and breaks throughout the day.  Court sessions rarely continue beyond 5:00 p.m.
 
Electronics​  ​Cell phones and other electronic devices may be used in the jury assembly rooms and other waiting areas.  They must be turned off during jury selection and trial. There is public access Wi-Fi in the Albany County Judicial Center 1st floor jury assembly room. There are also computer work stations in the assembly room.
 
Meals ​​There is a mid-day lunch break every day. 
 
Parking/Transportation The court does not pay for transportation fares, parking fees or parking violations.  Discounted parking is offered at the Hilton Hotel garage (corner of Lodge Street and Pine Street), please see Commissioner of Jurors' staff at reporting location.
 
Security  ​Court Officers are stationed throughout the court.  Members of the public must pass through a magnetometer to enter.  Please arrive early and allow extra time for this process.