Jury Trial Information
The defendant also has the right to request a trial by jury which would occur at a date later than originally scheduled bench trial. Jury trials are scheduled six times per year, usually every other month. The jury consists of 6 people who must agree unanimously on the verdict.
Jury Trial Request Forms
- Forma de Ensayo del Jurado de la Petición
- Jury Trial Request Form (Attorneys Only)
- Jury Trial Request Form
2020 Dates for Jury Rosters & Jury Trials
View or download the 2021 Jury Trial Schedule (PDF).
|Roster Call Date||Pre-Trial Motions Date||Jury Trial Week|
|January 16||January 23||January 27 through 31|
|March 5||March 12||March 16 through 20|
|May Term (No Trials Scheduled)||May Term (No Trials Scheduled)||May Term (No Trials Scheduled)|
|July 9||July 16||July 20 through 24|
|September 3||September 10||September 14 through 18|
|November 5||November 12||November 16 through 20|
All attorneys are required to attend roster call at 9 am unless your cases have been resolved in writing prior to roster call. Any plea offer not accepted in writing will expire at 5 pm on the Thursday before jury selection. All pro se defendants are required to attend roster call at 10 am.
All pre-trial motions must be in writing and filed with the Court by the Thursday prior to roster call, with a copy delivered to the prosecutor. Motions will be heard either after roster call or on the pre-trial motion day as listed above, beginning at 9 am.
Jury selection begins on Monday at 9 am to all juries for the week will be selected at that time.