Rensselaer 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 1-518-285-6123.  These instructions are updated daily after 5:00PM.
There are no Emergency Messages at this time.

(1) Message:

 

1)…There are no trial jurors required to appear for the December 16, 2019 trial term.

 

As all trial matters have reached disposition for this week, the jurors serving the December 16, 2019 term are dismissed. All jurors that were available to serve will be credited with good service and ineligible for future service for a (6) year period.

 

Commissioner Marra and her staff thank all jurors for your time, participation and contribution to our system of justice.

 

 

Grand Jurors and Town and Village Jurors check your summons for instructions.

Thank you for your time and commitment to the New York State Justice system. 

 

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 518-285-6123 after 8:30 am on the day you are to report.

Accessibility: If you have a disability and need accommodation, call 518-285-6123 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. 

- The entrance to the Rensselaer County Courthouse is located on Second Street and the doors open to the public at 8:30 AM

- The entrance to the Rensselaer City Court is located on Washington Street and the doors open to the public at 8:00 AM

- The entrance to the Troy City Court is located on State Street and the doors open to the public at 8:30 AM

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 Rensselaer County Courthouse, Jury Assembly Room.

Meals: There is a mid-day lunch break everyday.  Dining and shopping facilities are located within close proximity of the Courts in both the City of Troy and the City of Rensselaer.

Parking/Transportation: The court does not reimburse for transportation fares, parking fees or parking violations.  There are no designated parking lots available for juror parking in downtown Troy.  On-street parking within the City of Troy's business district is either metered or has 2 hour restrictions.  It is recommended to park south of Ferry Street; pay attention to sign restrictions.  Jurors are encouraged to park at this location or if available, CDTA bus transportation.  For further CDTA information, please contact CDTA at 518-482-8822 or visit www.cdta.org

Please note: Any parking violations you receive from the City of Troy should be addressed at Troy City Hall, Treasurer's Office, 433 River Street, Suite 5001, Troy NY.  This information is available on the face of the ticket or by visiting their website www.troyny.gov.

On-street parking is available within close proximity of the Court in the City of Rensselaer.

Security: NYS Court Officers are present at the entrance and throughout the Court facilities.  You are required to pass through a magnetometer.  Please allow sufficient time for this process.  Weapons and other dangerous instruments are prohibited in court facilities.  Your cooperation is appreciated in this effort to keep out facilities safe.

Verification of Attendance: If an employer requires proof of service, verification of attendance is available in the Commissioner of Jurors office (Mezzanine Level).

Court Locations

Trial Jurors 

Rensselaer County Courthouse

80 Second Street

Troy, NY 12180

 

Troy City Court

51 State Street

Troy NY 12180

 

Rensselaer City Courts

62 Washington Street

Rensselaer NY 12144

Grand Jurors

Rensselaer County Courthouse

80 Second Street

Troy, NY 12180

Town/Village Jurors

check your summons for instructions and reporting address

Commissioner of Jurors

Jenét Marra

Rensselaer County Commissioner of Jurors

80 Second Street

Troy NY 12180

Phone: 518-285-6123

Fax: 518-285-4548

Office Hours:

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Monday - Friday

Email the Commissioner:

rensselaerjury@nycourts.gov

                                                   

Reporting Instructions for the Trial Term Commencing:

December 16, 2019

Reporting Day Instructions for Trial Jurors:

Monday, December 16, 2019