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.

2020 DATES FOR JURY ROSTERS AND JURY TRIALS  
ROSTER CALL PRE-TRIAL MOTIONS JURY TRIAL WEEK
January 16 January 23 January 27-31
March 5 March 12 March 16-20
NO TRIALS SCHEDULED FOR MAY TERM
July 9 July 16 July 20-24
September 3 September 10 September 14-18
November 5 November 12 November 16-20

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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.