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Information about Jury Service in Dubuque County District Court 

  

Location of courthouse:            

Dubuque County Courthouse 

720 Central Avenue 

Dubuque, IA, 52004-1220  

                                                  

Courthouse hours:  8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

  

Contact Information:                 

Clerk of Court                                         

563-589-4419 

  

To check trial status:                 

Local:      563-589-4419 

Toll-free:  866-282-5816 

  

Contact for ADA accommodations: 

  

If you 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. 

  

Where to park:  

  

Free parking for jurors is provided when jurors use the non-reserved, Level 1 areas of the Iowa Street Parking Ramp.  The entrance to the ramp is located at the corner of 7th Avenue and Iowa Street.  Please bring time-in ticket to court staff for validation. 

  

Courthouse Security 

 

No 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.  Please enter the building through the Central Avenue entrance and allow additional time for screening.  

 

Inside the courthouse - where to report for jury service:  

  

Please refer to the directions on your Jury Summons.  If you have questions, please report to the Clerk of Court Office. 

  

What to wear to court:    

  

Please 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. 

  

Absences/Emergencies:    

  

In case of absence or emergency, contact the jury manager at 563-589-4419 

  

Travel, mileage and other expenses:  

 

You are entitled to reimbursement for travel to and from the courthouse at a rate approved by the supreme court and for parking expenses. 

  

Compensation: 

  

Pursuant 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. 

  

  

  

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