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This Page Last Updated: March 5, 2021 at 3:42 PM.

 

     In response to the precipitous rise in COVID cases in Lorain County, the Court of Common Pleas Judges will continue to monitor the infection rates in the community and re-evaluate periodically to determine when Jury Trials will be held in 2021.  In the event that a case must proceed to trial, such decision is left to the sound discretion of the Judge assigned to the case.

 

Jury Panels

1812 - 1813 - 1814 - 1815 

(Serving March 1, 2021, through, March 12, 2021)

Panels are required to follow the directions below concerning Jury service:

 

CHECK-IN STARTING: DAILY, AFTER 4:00 PM, FEBRUARY 26, 2021, OR ANYTIME OVER THE WEEKEND, EITHER PHONE: 440-328-2240 / 328-2241 OR LOG-ON:  www.loraincounty.us/jury  

QUESTIONNAIRE DUE: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2021;  *NOTE: Due to the US Post Office Mail delivery issues; If possible, FAX: 440-328-2242 OR EMAIL:  www.jury@loraincounty.us  (Refer to Jury Guide)

 

Also, 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 OR EMAIL your juror questionnaire to the Jury Commissioners.  *NOTE: YOUR FIRST CHECK-IN IS ON FEBRUARY 26, 2021, AFTER 4:00 PM, OR ANYTIME OVER THE WEEKEND OF FEBRUARY 27-28.

 

    

 

1.)  JURY PANEL:  1812  --  JURY PANEL, 1812, IS CURRENTLY REQUIRED TO REPORT FOR JURY DUTY ON MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2021, AT 11:00 AM. HOWEVER, PLEASE CHECK BACK ON MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2021, AT 10:00 AM, TO SEE IF YOU ARE STILL REQUIRED TO REPORT AT 11:00 AM.  THE JURY PHONE MESSSAGE AND WEBSITE WILL BE UPDATED AS WELL.  LOG ON  www.loraincounty.us/jury

 

2.)  REMAINDER OF JURY PANELS -- 1813 - 1814 - 1815:  THESE PANELS "DO NOT" HAVE TO REPORT FOR JURY DUTY ON MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2021. HOWEVER, THESE JURY PANELS MUST CONTINUE TO CHECK BACK ON MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2021, AFTER 4:00 PM, FOR YOUR UPDATED JURY INSTRUCTIONS.

  

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 

WASHINGTON AVENUE PARKING

Due to the recent fire at 100 Washington Avenue, commonly known as the Washington Towers, Uncle Vic’s and/or Mardi Gras Building, walking access  from the Washington Ave. parking lot is prohibited at this time.   If your panel is required to report you should access the Washington Ave. parking lot from Gulf Rd and Ohio Street.  The Transit Bus will continue bring jurors to the Justice Center.

*NOTE: YOUR FIRST CHECK-IN IS ON February 26, 2021AFTER 4:00 PM, OR ANYTIME OVER THE WEEKEND (February 27-28):  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.