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, Commissioner of Jurors
Schenectady County Courthouse
612 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12305
Tape message for reporting:(518)285-8700
Phone: (518) 285-8516
Fax: (518) 451-8726
Daily Call-In Message
DAILY MESSAGE FOR SCHENECTADY COUNTY JURORS. THIS MESSAGE IS FOR ALL JURORS WHOSE TERM BEGINS ON FEBRUARY 24, 2014. THIS IS A ONE PART MESSAGE.
PART 1 - ALL JURORS SUMMONED FOR THE TERM OF FEBRUARY 24, 2014 - PLEASE CALL 285-8700
ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2014 AFTER 5:00 PM FOR A TAPED MESSAGE OF INSTRUCTION
REGARDING MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2014.
THE SCHENECTADY COUNTY COURTHOUSE IS LOCATED AT
612 STATE STREET
SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK 12305
ALL JURORS MUST PASS THROUGH SECURITY CHECKPOINTS, SO PLEASE NOTE ITEMS SUCH AS POCKET KNIVES AND KNITTING NEEDLES ARE NOT ALLOWED IN THE COURT FACILITIES. THE COMMISSIONER HOPE SPLITTGERBER AND HER STAFF THANK ALL JURORS FOR THEIR TIME, COOPERATION, AND CONTRIBUTION TO OUR SYSTEM OF JUSTICE.
PARKING: THE BROADWAY PARKING GARAGE AT 220 BROADWAY SCHENECTADY, NY. 12305 OFFERS DISCOUNTED JURORS PARKING AT THE RATE OF $3.00 FOR THE DAY. PLEASE BRING YOUR TICKET FOR VALIDATION WHEN REPORTING FOR SERVICE. ON-STREET PARKING IS METERED , BUT ON-STREET PARKING IS NOT RECOMMENDED. THERE IS NO REIMBURSEMENT FOR TRANSPORTATION FARES,PARKING LOT FEES OR PARKING TICKETS..
All trial jurors are on standby and report to the Schenectady County courthouse when instructed to do so by means of a recorded message. The recorded message will refer to you by juror number. Please report promptly at the time indicated in the message. The telephone call-in number is 285-8700
There is a municipal parking garage located on 220 Broadway on the corner of Broadway and Hamilton Street.
There is also parking near the courthouse meters.
If an illness or emergency prevents you from reporting, please call our office at 285-8503
Court normally operates from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with a lunch hour and breaks throughout the day. Court sessions do not often continue beyond 5:00 p.m., except when juries are deliberating.
The main street entrance and the main entrance on 612 State Street open at 9:00 a.m. Magnetometers are in place in the courthouse, and jurors are not exempted from the screening process. Weapons or dangerous instruments of any kind are prohibited in court buildings. Your cooperation and patience is appreciated in this effort to keep our facility safe.
Lunch and dinner is no longer furnished to deliberating jurors as of April 11, 2011. All meals are your own responsibility. There are also restaurants and fast food establishments within a mile of the courthouse. You are free to bring your own lunch. No food or drink will be allowed in the courtrooms.
Verification of Attendance:
Jurors are required to complete the sign-in sheet located at the jury room entrance. An attendance verification form is available to all jurors and is required by most employers for payroll records.
Dress Code:Please dress in a manner respectful of the court. NO shorts,cut-offs, halters, tank top, etc.
Jury Pay: The Jury office staff will determine your eligibility for payment based on the info you provide in accordance with the New York State Judiciary Law. If you are eligible for payment the jury pay is $40.00 per day.