Kings County Jury Information

Trial Jurors should report to court ONLY when instructed.  Please review the reporting instructions below, or to hear a recorded message, please call 1-866-622-5879.  Grand Jurors please see your summons for instructions.

 

These instructions are updated daily at 5:00 PM 

 

 

 

 

AS OF 5 PM APRIL 17, 2020

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 PETIT or GRAND jury duty, or you have postponed to a specific date to serve, 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.

Jurors who have received a GRAND JURY summons to appear on March 20, March 27 or April 3rd, your service is completed.  You will be credited for 8 years.  You do not have to call in any longer.

We thank you for your service and hope that you are healthy and stay well.

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. 

Please email your local Commissioner of Jurors Office with further questions. 

Phone Number:  1-866-622-5879               Email: kingscountyjury@nycourts.gov

Thank you for your cooperation.

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

 

General Information
Absence of Emergency: If illness or emergency prevents you from reporting, please call the courthouse that you are to report to at the number listed below after 8:45 am on the day you are to report.

Accessibility: If you have a disability and need accommodation, call 347-404-9904 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 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.  There are computer work stations in the assembly room.

Meals: There is a mid-day lunch break everyday.

Parking/Transportation: The court does not pay for transportation fares, parking fees or parking violations.  NYC Transit buses and subway stops are Borough Hall, Court Street or Jay Street.

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

Trial Jurors report to: 

Kings County Supreme Court - Criminal Matters

320 Jay Street

347-404-9850

Kings County Supreme Court - Civil Matters

360 Adams Street

347-404-9856

Kings County Civil Court

141 Livingston Street

347-404-9882

Grand Jurors report to:

Kings County Supreme Court - Criminal Matters

320 Jay Street

347-404-9850

Commissioner of Jurors

Nancy T. Sunshine

Kings County Supreme Court

360 Adams Street - Room 156

Brooklyn NY 11201

347-404-9904

Email the Commissioner:

kingscountyjury@nycourts.gov