Grand Jury (Selected 11/4/2020)
Serving Grand Jurors Please report at 12/23/2020 9am to the Columbia County Courthouse
January 6th, 2021 Telephone Standby Grand Jury
Confirm your jury summons by following the link above.
Session Information will be posted here
Tuesday's after 5pm for Wednesday's
during the term.
There is no trial jury at this time.
And as always, please let us know if you have any questions.
Terri Johnston, Commissioner of Jurors
Columbia County Courthouse
401 Union Street
Hudson, NY 12534
YOUR SAFETY IS OUR UTMOST CONCERN
*Social Distancing measures are in effect. Each courtroom is cleaned before and after reporting juror panels.
*Jurors will appear in small groups of approximately 25 people.
*Magnetometer/Temperature screening upon entering.
*Bring your summons with you. Complete and separate "Part H" as it will be collected upon arrival.
*Bring your own mask , pen, and water (due to safety guidelines there are no water fountains in the courthouse.)(Note: Vented masks are not permitted)
Please DO NOT appear at the Courthouse if:
•You are currently experiencing flu like symptoms (fever, cough or shortness of breath)
•You have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last 14 days
•You have been directed to quarantine/self-monitor for COVID-19 by a medical authority or employer
•You are the caregiver for/have had close contact with a person diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last 14 days
What to Expect When You Appear:
Mandatory use of face masks
Health Screening upon entrance
Regular deep cleaning of Court facilities with enhanced cleaning of common areas
Limited numbers present in Courthouse at any time
Plexiglass barriers at various locations
Indicators (such as taping) to enforce social distancing
Hand sanitizer for all court visitors
Public Water Fountains will be unavailable
As such, please remember to:
Bring mask/face covering (Vented masks are not permitted)
Bring pen for personal use
Bring books/magazines/electronic devices, if needed
Bring water if needed (no glass) and snack/food, if needed
Public Water Fountains will be unavailable**
Thank you for your cooperation and please stay safe.
(For any questions or concerns, please contact us at ColumbiaJury@nycourts.gov)
Absence of Emergency: If illness or emergency prevents you from reporting, please call at 518-267-3160 after 8:30 am on the day you are to report. You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org. On jury selection days, we are not able to answer the phones. Please be patient. We will return your call or email.
Accessibility: If you have a disability and need accommodation, call 518-267-3160 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. . You cannot enter the building before 9:00 am.
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 WIFI in the County courthouse.
Meals: There is a mid-day lunch break everyday.
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.
Commissioner of Jurors
Columbia County Commissioner of Jurors
401 Union Street
Hudson NY 12534
Email the Commissioner: