Orleans County Jury Information

Trial and Grand jurors should report to court ONLY when instructed.

 

These instructions are updated daily after 5:00 P.M.

You may also call 1-585-283-6655 to hear a recorded message.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Term Date:    See Juror Information Below.

Trial Jurors - Reporting Instructions for:   See Juror Information Below.

Grand Jurors - Dot not report at this time.  Continue to check this website every Wednesday.

Emergency Messages: 
 
Court entrance is located on E Park St at entrance to the parking lot. Previous entrance on E State Street is closed.
For weather and emergency closings check local radio and television stations (Buffalo Channels 2, 4 and 7).

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 April 2nd, do not appear at the courthouse. Your appearance will not be required.  Your service is complete. 

 

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, call or email your local Commissioner of Jurors Office with further questions.

 

Phone Number:  (585) 283-6659

Email:  Orleansjury@nycourts.gov

 

Thank you for your cooperation.

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 585-283-6659 after 8:30 a.m. on the day you are to report.

Accessibility: If you have a disability and need accommodation, call 585-283-6659 or 1-800-662-1220 for relay call.

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

Electronics: Cell phones and other electronic devices may be used during breaks.  They must be turned off during jury selection, trial, and grand jury sessions.  There is public access WIFI in the County courthouse.  

Meals: There is a mid-day lunch break everyday.  There are restaurants within walking distance of the courthouse.  You may bring your lunch but there is NO eating or drinking except water allowed in the courtroom.

Parking/Transportation: The court does not pay for transportation fares, parking fees or parking tickets.  The main entrance to the Court is located on East Park Street at the entrance to the parking lot and has access to an elevator.  If you need to make travel arrangements, the Orleans Transit Service phone number is 585-589-0707.

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.  Weapons or dangerous instruments of any kind are prohibited from the court buildings.  Your cooperation is appreciated in this effort to keep our facility safe.

Court Locations

Orleans County Courthouse

1 South Main Street, STE 4

Albion NY 14411

Trial Jurors report to 2nd Floor Courtroom

Grand Jurors report to 2nd Floor Courtroom. 
If you are selected - you will report to
Public Safety Building

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

Commissioner of Jurors

Joyce M. McNutt

Orleans County Commissioner of Jurors

1 South Main Street, STE 4

Albion NY 14411-1497

Phone: 585-283-6659

Fax: 585-283-6654

Email:

orleansjury@nycourts.gov