Essex County Jury Information

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  Notice from the Commissioner of Jurors re: Coronavirus and Flu


In light of public health concerns arising over the coronavirus, please note the following:


If you have been summoned for jury duty, beginning on March 16th and continuing until further notice:

  • Please do not appear at the courthouse.  Your service has been suspended at this time.  You will hear from us in the future with another date for service.

If you have been summoned for Grand Jury on 4/1/20, do not appear at the court house.  Your Service is complete. You do not have to check back for further instructions. 

If you are a juror currently serving on a criminal trial, on a grand jury or on a civil trial where opening statements have been made:

  • You are required to appear to continue your service. 

Thank you.

The Commissioner of Jurors thanks all jurors for your time, cooperation and contribution to our system of justice

We never call and ask you for personal information.  NEVER give out personal information over the telephone.

General Information

Absence of Emergency: If illness or emergency prevents you from reporting, please call at 518-873-3377 after 9:00 am on the day you are to report.

Accessibility: If you have a disability and need accommodation, call 518-873-3377 or 1-800-662-1220 for relay call.

Court Hours: Court normally operates from 9:00 am to 4:45 pm., with a lunch hour and breaks throughout the day.  Court sessions rarely continue beyond 5:00 pm.

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.  There are restaurants in the Elizabethtown area.

Parking/Transportation: The court does not pay for transportation fares, parking fees or parking violations.  Please contact Essex County Public Transportation at 518-873-3689 or 1-800-914-9266 for bus schedules and fees.  There is on street parking and a parking lot next to the Courthouse.

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.

Court Locations

Essex County Courthouse

7559 Court Street

Elizabethtown NY 12932

Trial Jurors report to Rm. 102

Grand Jurors report to Rm. 102

Town/Village Jurors check your summons for instructions and reporting address

Commissioner of Jurors

Andrew W. Quinn

Essex County Commissioner of Juror

7559 Court Street - Room 102

Elizabethtown NY 12932

Phone: 518-873-3377

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