Steuben 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 607-622-8217.

 

These instructions are updated daily at 6:00 PM 

 

Term Date:   MONDAY, MARCH 16

Grand and Trial Jurors - Reporting Instructions:

 

Please read notice from Commissioner of Jurors re: Coronavirus and Flu below

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 607-622-8216 after 8:30 am on the day you are to report.

Accessibility: If you have a disability and need accommodation, call 607-622-8216 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 Office Building.

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

Parking/Transportation: The court does not pay for transportation fares, parking fees or parking violations.

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.

ALL GRAND JURORS SCHEDULED TO REPORT ON APRIL 1, 2020, DO NOT REPORT.  YOUR SERVICE HAS BEEN SUSPENDED AT THIS TIME AND YOU WILL HEAR FROM US IN THE FUTURE WITH ANOTHER DATE FOR SERVICE.

In light of public health concerns arising over the coronavirus, please note the following:

If you have been summoned for Grand Jury, continue to check this webpage for reporting instructions.

If you have been summoned for Trial  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. 

607-622-8216 or email steubenjury@nycourts.gov 

Court Locations

Steuben County Courthouse

3 East Pulteney Square

Bath NY 14810

Trial Jurors report to Jury Assembly Room

Grand Jurors report to Jury Assembly Room

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

Commissioner of Jurors

Jodi L. Wood

Karen Bovee - Court Assistant

Steuben County Courthouse

3 East Pulteney Square

Bath NY 14810

 

Phone: 607-622-8216
Fax: 607-622-8244

Email the Commissioner:

steubenjury@nycourts.gov