ERIE COUNTY JURY INFORMATION
Daily Reporting Message for Trial Jurors
FOR THE TERM STARTING MONDAY MAY 21, 2018
All prospective Jurors are to follow instructions below.
These instructions are updated daily after 6:00 p.m.
You may also call 800-449-2819 to hear a recorded message.
POSTPONEMENT REQUESTS MUST BE MADE WITHIN 10 DAYS AFTER RECEIVING YOUR SUMMONS
The Commissioner of Jurors thanks all jurors
for your time, cooperation and contribution to our system of justice.
Absence or Emergency If illness or emergency prevents you from reporting, please call our office at after 8:30 a.m. on the day you are to report.
Accessibility If you have a disability and need accommodation, call 716-845-2555 or 1-800-662-1220 for relay call.
Court Hours Court normally operates from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with a lunch hour and breaks throughout the day. Court sessions rarely continue beyond 5:00 p.m. You cannot enter the building before 8:45 A.M.
Electronics Cell phones and other electronic devices may be used in 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 County courthouse. There are computer work stations in the jury 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. Reporting jurors are discouraged from parking at parking meters as court schedules may not permit you to replenish the meter.
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.