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Schenectady County Jury





April 23,  2018


If you have a red trial summons, Jurors numbered 150-300 that are summoned for Monday, April 23rd are to call back on Monday evening after 5pm
to confirm that you are to report at 9:15AM on Tuesday April 24th 2018 to the Schenectady County courthouse located at 612 State st, Schenectady.
Trial Jurors with juror numbers 1-149 and 301-600 are on call and to call back on Tuesday, April 24th after 5:00pm for further instructions.
All Grand Jurors with a blue grand jury summons that are summoned for Tuesday, April 24th are to report at 9:30AM on Tuesday, April 24th to courtroom 5 of the
Schenectady County Courthouse. 
All Grand Jurors with a blue grand jury summons that are summoned for Wednesday, April 25th are to report at 9:30AM on Wednesday April 25th  to courtroom 5 of the Schenectady County Courthouse. 
Remember, There are NO jurors reporting on Monday, April 23rd.  All trial jurors with a red summons must call back after 5:00pm on Monday, April 23rd to confirm reporting instructions for Tuesday.
You are only dismissed once the Judge or the Commissioner have dissmissed you.

These instructions are updated daily 
*You may also call 518 285-8700 to hear a recorded message*
Commissioner Salamone and her staff would like to thank all jurors for your participation, cooperation, and contribution to our system of justice. 

Commissioner of Jurors
612 State Street
Office  518-285-8516
Fax  518-451-8726
Juror Instructions after 5:00 p.m.
Email the Commissioner:
Court Locations
Schenectady County Courthouse
612 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12305
Trial Jurors Report to Schenectady County Courthouse
City Court Jurors report to City Hall,  2nd floor courtroom.  105 Jay Street, Schenectady NY 12305
Grand Jurors Report to Schenectady County Courthouse
Town/Village Jurors check your summons for reporting address
General Information​
Absence or Emergency ​   ​If illness or emergency prevents you from reporting please call our office as soon as possible at 518-285-8516.
Accessibility   If you have a disability and need accommodation call 518-285-8516 or 1-800-662-1220 for relay call. 
Court Hours   Court normally operates from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm with a lunch hour and breaks throughout the day.  Court sessions rarely continue beyond 4:30 pm.  Summer hours are 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
Electronics​  ​Cell phones and other electronic devices may be used in Courtroom #5 prior to orientation. All electronic devices must be turned off in any other courtroom. There is a public access Wi-Fi in Law Library on the 3rd floor of the Schenectady court house.
Meals ​​There is a lunch break every day (food not provided). Dining and shopping facilities are located within close proximity
of the courthouse in downtown Schenectady.
Parking/Transportation The court does not pay for transportation fares, parking fees or parking violations. Reduced fee ($3 all day) is available at the public parking garage at 220 Broadway (behind Proctor's)
 - you must bring your parking stub with you to be validated by the Commissioner of Jurors.  Accessible parking is available on State Street in front of the County Building.
Court Security Officers are stationed throughout the courthouse.  Members of the public must pass through a magnetometer to enter the building.  
Please arrive early and allow extra time for this process.
Verification of Attendance   If an employer requires proof of service verification of attendance is available from the Commissioner of Jurors office.
If your employer requires a time of arrival and/or departure you must ask the Commissioner at the time of attendance.