Schuyler 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 1-607-228-3364.


These instructions are updated as needed after 5:30 PM 


Term Date:   Tues Sept 22nd

 Reporting instructions for Jurors:   NOTICE:     Jurors summoned for Tues. Sept 22nd are to appear at 9:00 am. You will be required to wear a face mask while in the courthouse. Please bring your own mask/face covering with you. Also bring your own pencil/pen.  You may call at anytime with questions of health concerns. If not in the office I will return your call within a few days if you leave your name, phone number and a short message. Please have you summons filled out and with you when you appear.




   The NYS Unified Court System 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.



     >  Regular deep cleaning of court facilities with enhanced cleaning of commonly used areas


     >  Limited people in courthouse


     >  Mandatory use of face masks by court personnel and court visitors


             *PLEASE bring your own mask/face covering

     >  Indicators,  such as tape may be present to ensure social distancing standards

     >  Hand sanitizer for all court visitors



     >  Please bring & wear your own face covering

     >  Bring your own pen/pencil and take it with you when you leave.

     >  Bring your own book/magazine if desired for use during down time.


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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 607-228-3364 after 8:30 am on the day you are to report.

Accessibility: If you have a disability and need accommodation, call 607-228-3364 or 1-800-662-1220 for relay call.

Court Hours: Court normally operates from 9:00 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.

Meals: There is a mid-day lunch break everyday.

Parking/Transportation: The court does not pay for transportation fares, parking fees or parking violations.  Parking is available at the State Park for a fee, on side streets or in the County parking lot.

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

Schuyler County Courthouse

105 9th Street - Unit 42

Watkins Glen NY 14891

Trial Jurors report to Jury Assembly Room

Grand Jurors follow instructions on your summons

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

Commissioner of Jurors

Linda M. Compton

Schuyler County Courthouse

105 9th Street - Unit 42

Watkins Glen NY 14891


Phone: 607-228-3364

Email the Commissioner:

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