Richmond County Jury Information

Trial jurors should report to court ONLY when instructed by the reporting instructions below.

These instructions are updated daily at 4:30 p.m. (Do not check earlier than 4:30 p.m. as message may change)

If the reporting date is not current, please call 866-915-5879 after 4:30 for a recorded message.














Jurors on standby beginning:    


Trial Jurors - Reporting Instructions for:    


                  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 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. 


Telephone reporting: (718) 675-8990               E-mail reporting:


                                               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 or Emergency: If illness or emergency prevents you from reporting, please call our office at 718-675-8990 after 8:30 am on the day you are to report.

Accessibility: If you have a disability and need accommodation, call 718-675-8990 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. 

Meals: There is a mid-day lunch break usually between 1 and 2p.m. All meals are your responsibility.  Restaurants are in the area.

Parking/Transportation: The court does not pay for fares, parking fees or parking violations. We recommend using mass transit. There is a multi tiered indoor municipal parking lot with an entrance on Central Ave., as well as two private lots, one on Central Ave. and one on Wall St.

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 out facility safe. Doors open at 9:00 am.

Court Locations

Jury Assembly Room

26 Central Ave. (Doors open at 9:00am.)

Richmond County Supreme Court

26 Central Ave.

Trial Jurors report as instructed in this message.


Grand Jurors follow instructions on your summons

Commissioner of Jurors

Hon. Stephen J. Fiala

Richmond Division of Jurors

130 Stuyvesant Place

Staten Island NY 10301

Phone: 718-675-8990

Email the Jury Division: