Lorain County Jury Duty

Lorain County Justice Center
225 Court Street, First Floor
Elyria, Ohio 44035
Phone: (440) 328-2240/2241
Fax: (440) 328-2242


Below are links to a short videos on jury service. 

Please note: Lorain County is not a one trial, one day court system.


Answering the call for jury service


You as a Juror in Ohio's Judicial System


Grand Jury Duty in Ohio


Guidelines for Jury Duty
Please read this entire guide before calling with any questions. Jury Commissioners are available to answer questions between the hours of 9 AM – 3 PM. Be advised that we receive a high volume of calls, so your patience is appreciated.


What should I do if I have been summoned for jury duty?

What should I bring with me?

Where should I park?

What will my jury service involve?

Do I get paid for my jury service?

What should I wear?

Can I postpone my jury service to a later time?

Are there any exemptions from jury service?