Information about Jury Service in Dickinson County District Court
Location of courthouse and directions: Highway 9 and Hill Ave.
Spirit Lake, Iowa.
08:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Contact information: Marcia Eckerman or
Office phone number is 712-336-1138
E-Mail to Marcia.Eckerman@iowacourts.gov or Kathy.Rimmer@iowacourts.gov
Check trial status information: Jury line is 336-1728
Where to park : Parking is available on the West side of the
Courthouse security information: Cameras are in the building and parking lots. Doors are locked before and after
hours. The Judges have a secured
hallway. No weapons or cameras are
allowed in the court room from the public (Includes cell phones with cameras)
Contact for ADA accommodations: 712-279-6035
Inside the courthouse—where to report for jury service:
Please report to the Clerk's office on 2nd floor,
there will be signs posted, unless there are different instructions on the jury
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 types of clothing are not suitable for court
proceedings: shorts, tube tops, halter
tops, clothing that contains any obscene, suggestive or inflammatory print or
images, and clothes that are overly dirty or ragged.
You will need to contact the Clerk's office at 712-336-1138 as you are
unable to leave a message on the jury line.
Travel, mileage and other expenses: When filling out the questionnaire, it is
important to put the mileage down -roundtrip.
You will receive .40 cents per mile-roundtrip.
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 the
right to compensation, which will help reduce the state's cost of operating the