HERKIMER COUNTY JURY INFORMATION
Daily Reporting Message for Trial Jurors
All trial jurors are on “standby.”
Trial jurors report for service according to recorded message which will advise you of the date and time to appear.
The telephone standby number is (315) 619-3401.
Grand Jurors and Town/Village Jurors check your summons for instructions.
These instructions are updated daily after 4:30 p.m.
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 315-619-3402 after 8:30 a.m. on the day you are to report.
Accessibility If you have a disability and need accommodation, call 315-619-3402 or 1-800-662-1220 for relay call.
Court Hours Court normally operates from 8:30a.m. to 4:30p.m., with a lunch hour and breaks throughout the day.
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 County courthouse. There are computer work stations in the jury assembly room.
Meals There is a mid-day lunch break every day. There are several fast food and pizza restaurants on Main Street.
Parking/Transportation The court does not pay for transportation fares, parking fees or parking violations. Free parking is allowed in the lot across from the courthouse, and additional parking is allowed behind the M & T Bank on Main Street.
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.