Onondaga County Jury Information

All trial jurors are on 'standby' and should report to court ONLY when instructed.  Please review the reporting instructions below, or to hear a recorded message, please call 1-315-671-1010

 

These instructions are updated daily at 5:00 PM 

 


 

Trial Jurors - Reporting Instructions for:  Monday, March 16th until further notice

**PLEASE READ INFORMATION BELOW**

IN LIGHT OF PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERNS ARISING OVER THE CORONAVIRUS, PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:  

 

IF YOU HAVE BEEN SUMMONED FOR JURY DUTY, BEGINNING MARCH 16TH AND

CONTINUING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, PLEASE DO NOT APPEAR AT THE

COURTHOUSE.  YOUR SERVICE HAS BEEN SUSPENDED AT THIS TIME.  YOU WILL

RECEIVE A SUMMONS FROM US IN THE FUTURE WITH ANOTHER DATE FOR 

SERVICE.


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.


THE OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.   PLEASE CALL 671-4699 IF YOU HAVE ANY CONCERNS OR QUESTIONS.
 

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 315-671-1000 after 8:30 am on the day you are to report.

Accessibility: If you have a disability and need accommodation, call 315-671-1000 or 1-800-662-1220 for relay call.

Court Hours: Court normally operates from 8:30 am to 4:30 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.  You can request restaurant handout.

Parking/Transportation: The court does not pay for transportation fares, parking fees or parking violations.  Juror parking is located at the On-Center garage for a reduced rate of $4.00.

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

Onondaga/Syracuse Criminal Courthouse

505 South State Street

 

Syracuse NY 13202

Trial Jurors report to Room 120

Grand Jurors report to Room 120

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

Commissioner of Jurors

Sandra A. Schepp

Onondaga County Commissioner of Jurors

Room 120

Phone: 315-671-1000

Email the Commissioner:

onondagajury@nycourts.gov