Virtual trials are conducted remotely through ZoomGov. Jurors are not required to report in person.
- What do I need to do prior to reporting for service?
You will need a computer or tablet with a speaker or headphones, a microphone, and a camera. If you do not have the Zoom app already installed on your computer, you will need to download the free app in advance of reporting for service.
You will need a valid email address in order to receive a Zoom invitation for jury selection.
- What do I need to do on my reporting date?
You will need to log in 15 minutes early to give yourself time to check your connection, video, and audio settings to ensure there are no technical issues.
The court expects all participants to treat video hearings as though they were in a courtroom with proper attire and professional conduct.
- If I am selected, when will the trial start?
Generally, the trial begins the same day as jury selection or the following day.
- What are the hours of trial?
Generally, trial hours are 9:00AM - 5:00PM. However, individual trials are scheduled by the presiding judge.
- Will there be breaks?
Yes, there will be short breaks throughout the day and a lunch hour, as determined by the presiding judge.
- Will I be paid for jury duty?
All jurors receive $50.00 per day.