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 

 

 

 

 

Notice from the Kings County Commissioner of Jurors

re: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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

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.

ALL JURORS WITH A BLUE STRIPED SUMMONS WITH SEQUENCE NUMBERS STARTING WITH THE LETTER W, THERE IS A MISTAKE ON YOUR SUMMONS, THE FIRST DATE TO BEGIN CALLING IS FRIDAY JANUARY 1ST.

ALL JURORS WITH A BLUE STRIPED SUMMONS WHICH HAVE SEQUENCE NUMBERS FROM:

D-251 TO D-1000 OR IF, 

YOU HAVE A BLUE STRIPED SUMMONS THAT HAVE SEQUENCE NUMBERS THAT START WITH THE LETTER 'V'  

DON'T HAVE TO REPORT AT THIS TIME,

BUT MUST CONTINUE CALLING THE TOLL-FREE NUMBER OR CHECKING THE WEB SITE LISTED ON YOUR SUMMONS AFTER 5 PM EVERY DAY. 

​​​​IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE E MAIL US AT KINGSCOUNTYJURY@NYCOURTS.GOV 

OR CALL US AT 347-404-9904

DO NOT REPORT TO COURT UNLESS YOUR SEQUENCE NUMBER IS IN THE GROUP DIRECTED TO REPORT!


 The NYS Unified Court System and Commissioner Sunshine would like to assure you 
that your health and safety remain a top priority for us as we 
resume essential court operations, including jury service.
What to Expect When You Appear:

•Mandatory use of face masks by court personnel and court visitors, including jurors.

•Bring your own mask/face covering.
•Court Security will be performing temperature checks of all who enter the building (touchless scanners are used.)

•Limited number of people in the courthouse.
•Regular deep cleaning of court facilities with enhanced cleaning of commonly used areas.
•Plexiglass barriers may be present at various locations (i.e. magnetometers, x-ray machines, assembly room desks.)
•Indicators, like blue or yellow tape, may be present in public areas to ensure physical distance

of at least 6 feet (to meet social distancing standards.)
•Hand sanitizer available for all court visitors.

Please also note the following: 
•Commissioner of Jurors will continue to provide jurors with public wi-fi.
•Bring your own pen/pencil and take it with you when you leave.
•Bring your own books/magazines/electronic devices and chargers.
•Jurors may bring their own beverage in a resealable, non-glass container
•and snack or food that does not require refrigeration.

Please email our office with further questions. 
Email: kingscountyjury@nycourts.gov
or call 347.404.9904
Thank you for your cooperation
 

The Commissioner of Jurors thanks 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