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Oneida County Jury


Trial Jurors  -  Daily Recorded Message Instructions 
  Read  Section  C
Please follow your instructions 
 Your Juror Number is located in ( Section C ) on the first line    
Please call  ( 315) - 266 - 4400  For Daily Recorded Juror Instructions
 These instructions are updated daily during the Term Week
Monday - Friday after 5:00 pm 

 Grand Jurors  and Town / Village Jurors  

Please read and follow your instructions on your summons 


If you received a Summons and you have
a circumstance that will prevent you from serving on:

Trial Jury, Grand Jury, or  Town / Village  Trial


Please  Call  ( 315 ) 266 - 4411

To speak with our staff
  ( Phone hours M - F :  9:00 am to Noon or 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm ) 

Serving as a Juror is your civic duty. 
Thank you for your time and commitment to the New York State Jury System.


Scam Telephone Calls - Do Not  Provide Any Personal Information To An Unknown Caller

The Commissioner of Jurors office does not call you requesting personal information.  If anyone

      calls you and you are unsure of the legitimacy of a phone call do not provide personal information.
*  Additional Information Below 




Email the Commissioner:
(Trial jurors only)  
James P. Goodman
Oneida County
Commissioner of Jurors
Commissioner of Jurors Office
Oneida County Courthouse
   200 Elizabeth Street
Utica, NY  13501
( Ground Floor ) 
Phone:   315 - 266 - 4411
Phone Hours: Monday - Friday
( 9:00 am to Noon or 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm )
     Fax:   315 - 266 - 4344
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
 Email the Commissioner:
 Reporting - Trial Jurors 
County/Supreme Courts
  ( 2 ) Court  Locations
Oneida County Courthouse
   200 Elizabeth Street
Utica, NY  13501
Courthouse entrance
 is on Park Ave 
  - or -
Oneida County Courthouse
 302 North James Street
Rome, NY  13440
City Courts
( 3 ) Court Locations
Utica City Court 
411 Oriskany Street West 
  Utica, NY 13502
Rome City Court
100 West Court St
 Rome, NY 13440
Sherrill City Court 
373 Sherrill Road  
  Sherrill, NY 13461 
 Grand Jurors
Follow Your  Summons Message Instructions
And Report To:
Oneida County Courthouse (Utica)
Main Jury Assembly Room
 (Ground Floor)
   200 Elizabeth Street
Utica, NY  13501
Town/Village Jurors
Follow Instructions On Your Summons


General Information​ ​

 Emergency - ​  If an emergency prevents you from reporting as instructed, please call the Jury Office at 315 - 266 - 4411  Phone hours: Monday - Friday (9:00 am to Noon or 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm).
If you are a selected trial juror, please follow the instructions given to you by the presiding Judge.
However, if an emergency arises and you are unable to report, please call the Jury Office
315 - 266 - 4411.
Accessibility - If you have a disability and/or need accommodations, call 315 - 266 - 4411 or 1-800-662-1220 for relay call.
Proper Attire - Casual business attire is appropriate
                          NO - shorts, tank tops, camisoles
                          NO - hats, t-shirts, sandals, flip-flops
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 4:30 p.m.
Electronics​ -  ​Cell phones and other electronic devices may be used in the jury assembly rooms and other waiting areas.  However, cell phones and other electronic devices must be turned off and are prohibited during jury selection, trial proceedings and deliberations. There is public access Wi-Fi in the County courthouse.
Meals - ​​There is a mid-day lunch break everyday.  Many local restaurants are within a short walking distance of the Oneida County Courthouse.
Parking/Bus​  - The court does not pay or reimburse a juror for transportation fares or parking violations. 
Parking :
Juror Parking - There is a Juror parking lot designated for Jurors at the Utica Oneida County Courthouse.
This Juror parking lot is located  at the corner of Elizabeth St and Park Ave with the entrance to the parking lot on Park Ave near the corner of Elizabeth St and Park Ave. 
Please note:
This Juror Parking lot is marked with Green Signs ( Oneida County Juror Parking Only ). 
Parking for other Courthouse locations in the Oneida County area will be addressed on the telephone recorded message system.    
Centro Bus Transportation for Utica and surrounding areas:  For information call Centro Utica at ( 315 ) 797 - 7803
Centro Bus Hub is located at  15 Elizabeth Street Utica ( 1 ) block away from the entrance to the Oneida County Courthouse. 
Centro Bus Transportation for Rome and surrounding areas:  For information call Centro Rome at ( 315 ) 336 - 5310
Birnie Bus 336-3950 - Call for Schedule - Rome to Utica or Utica to Rome
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.