MONROE COUNTY JURY INFORMATION
Daily Reporting Message for Trial Jurors
Monday, August 29, 2016
All trial jurors are on “standby.” Trial jurors report for service only when instructed.
Grand Jurors and Town/Village Jurors check your summons for instructions.
These instructions are updated daily at 12:45 p.m. & after 5:30 p.m.
****If this web site has not been updated please call 585-371-3852 if your jury service begins on a Monday or Tuesday or 585-371-3854 if your jury service begins on a Thursday to hear a recorded message of the reporting instructions.****
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 585-371-3833 after 9:15 a.m. on the day you are to report. For updates during weather emergencies call 585-371-3860. The Hall of Justice very rarely closes due to weather.
Accessibility If you have a disability and need accommodation, call 585-371-3833 or 1-800-662-1220 for relay call.
Deaf Jurors are asked to contact us as soon as practical to make arrangements for ASL interpreting.
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.
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. The Hall of Justice has a Coffee Stand and News Stand which sell sandwiches, salads, prepackaged foods and beverages. Jurors can bring their own food, we have a refrigerator and microwave. DO NOT bring any metal utensils or glass bottles as they are considered to be potential weapons.
Parking/Transportation The court does not pay for transportation fares, parking fees or parking violations. Check the link above this section, to downtown rochester. com for a a parking map. Plan your trip accordingly to allow time to find parking and arrive on time. There is a wide variety of choices with different costs and distances from the Hall of Justice.
Security Court Officers are stationed throughout the court. Members of the public must pass through a magnetometer to enter. Please arrive at the entrance to the building 30 minutes early and allow extra time for this process.
Jury Pay Pay and other related topics will be discussed as part of the orientation. Please check with your employer as soon as you recieve the summons. We will collect the information when you check-in on your first day of service.