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This Page Last Updated: November 20, 2020 at 3:20 PM.

 

All Jury Trials in the Lorain County Court of Common Pleas have been suspended until 2021.

In response to the precipitous rise in COVID cases in Lorain County, the Court of Common Pleas Judges voted on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 to suspend jury trials. The Judges will continue to monitor the infection rates in the community and re-evaluate periodically to determine when Jury Trials will resume in 2021.

 

IF YOU HAVE RECEIVED A SUMMONS FOR JURY SERVICE FOR THE LORAIN COUNTY COURT OF COMMON PLEAS FOR NOVEMBER OR DECEMBER, YOUR JURY SERVICE IS COMPLETE AS ALL JURY TRIALS HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED.   YOU DO NOT NEED TO COMPLETE OR MAIL YOUR QUESTIONNAIRE. 

 

Health and Safety During Jury Service 

Click the link below on the Courts processes 

Safety a top priority - Lorain County Common Pleas Court General Division

Safe social distancing practices will be followed.  

 

PETIT JURY GUIDE INSTRUCTIONS

JURY QUESTIONNAIRE

 

 Jury Panels

  

JURY PANELS: 1791 - 1792 - 1793 - 1794 (Serving: 11/9/20  - 11/20/20)

YOUR JURY SERVICE IS COMPLETE AS OF 11/20/20.  THE COURT AND THE CITIZENS OF LORAIN COUNTY THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE.

 

JURY PANELS: 1795 - 1796 - 1797 - 1798 (Serving: 11/23/20 - 12/4/20) (JURY DUTY CANCELED)

 

JURY PANELS: 1799 - 1800 - 1801 - 1802 (Serving: 12/07/20 - 12/18/20) (JURY DUTY CANCELED)

  

Please read your Summons and both sides of the Jury Guide before phoning the Jury Commissioners office with questions, only between the hours of 10 am - 12 pm Noon, and, 1 pm - 2 pm.  You may also FAX your juror questionnaire to the Jury Commissioners at 440-328-2242. 

*NOTE: YOUR FIRST CHECK-IN IS ON ,  AFTER 4:00 PM, OR ANYTIME OVER THE WEEKEND:  You may also log on to www.loraincounty.us/jury for your instructions.  Be advised that we receive a high volume of phone calls, so your patience is appreciated. Thank you for your cooperation.

If the jury website is not available, always telephone 440-328-2240 or 328-2241, daily AFTER 4:00 pm, for your updated jury instructions.  We receive a high volume of calls, so if you reach this recording during normal business hours, please try again. 

PARKING:  Free parking is provided in the City of Elyria Public Parking Lot on Washington Avenue. This parking lot is serviced by the Lorain County Transit Downtown Elyria Loop Service between 7:28 am and 4:40 pm.  This is a free service. Please see the link for the map and schedule.  Downtown Elyria Loop Map & Schedule.

WEATHER UPDATES:  If the Justice Center is closed due to severe weather conditions, this information will be broadcast through local Radio or TV communications. You can also call the Jury Commissioner's office for weather updates. 

          **As a result of the Pandemic, The Judges of Lorain County Common Pleas Court are assessing the needs of the court on a day-to-day basis.**

Contact the Jury Commissioners

10 am - 12 pm Noon / 1 pm - 2 pm -- Phone: (440 328-2240 or 328-2241 / FAX: 440 328-2242).  Please call for questions only (not Jury Instructions).  When sending a fax message, email, or leaving a voicemail, please include your Jury Panel number, your name and the correct spelling, and phone number.