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.

2014 DATES FOR JURY ROSTERS AND JURY TRIALS
ROSTER CALL PRE-TRIAL MOTIONS JURY TRIAL WEEK
January 16 January 23 January 27-31
March 6 March 13 March 17-21
April 24 May 1 May 5-9
July 10 July 17 July 21-25
September 4 September 11 September 15-19
November 6 November 13 November 17-21

All attorneys are required to attend roster call at 9:00 a.m. unless your cases have been resolved in writing prior to roster call.  Any plea offer not accepted in writing will expire at 5:00 p.m. on the Thursday before jury selection.  All pro se defendants are required to attend roster call at 10:00 a.m.
 
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 9:00 a.m.
 
Jury selection begins on Monday at 9:00 a.m. - all juries for the week will be selected at that time.