Information about Jury Service in Dubuque
County District Court
Location of courthouse:
Dubuque County Courthouse
720 Central Avenue
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
To check trial status:
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.
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
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:
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:
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 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.
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.