Information about Jury Service in Black
Hawk County District Court
Location of courthouse:
316 E. 5th Street
Waterloo, IA 50703
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
To check trial status: 319-833-3333
Contact for ADA accommodations:
require the assistance of auxiliary aids or services to participate in court
because of a disability, immediately call your District ADA Coordinator at 319-833-3332. If you are hearing impaired, call Relay Iowa
TTY at 1-800-735-2942.
weapons of any kind are allowed into the courthouse. All members of the public (including jurors)
are subject to security screening including metal detection and x-ray.
Where to park:
parking is available near the courthouse. Jurors are reimbursed $2 per day
during jury selection only. If selected
to serve on a jury, free parking is provided for the duration of the trial.
Inside the courthouse - where to report
for jury service:
of Court Office - 1st Floor
What to wear to court:
report for jury service wearing respectable clothes. As a general rule, business or business
casual clothing is acceptable. The
following are not suitable for court
proceedings: shorts, tube tops, halter
tops, clothing that contains obscene, suggestive or inflammatory print or
images, and clothes that are overly dirty or ragged.
case of absence or emergency, contact the jury manager at 319-833-3333 after 10:00 a.m. on the day you are scheduled
Travel, mileage and other expenses:
are reimbursed for travel to and from the courthouse at a rate approved by the
supreme court, and $2.00 per day for parking during jury selection.
to state law, you will be paid $30 a day for each day of jury service up to
seven days; $50 a day for eight or more days of service. You may waive your right to compensation,
which will help reduce the state's cost of operating the court system.