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

2020 Dates for Jury Rosters & Jury Trials

View or download the 2021 Jury Trial Schedule (PDF).

Roster Call DatePre-Trial Motions DateJury Trial Week
January 16January 23January 27 through 31
March 5March 12March 16 through 20
May Term (No Trials Scheduled)May Term (No Trials Scheduled)May Term (No Trials Scheduled)
July 9July 16July 20 through 24
September 3September 10September 14 through 18
November 5November 12November 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.

Pre-Trial Motions

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

Jury selection begins on Monday at 9 am to all juries for the week will be selected at that time.