Information about Jury Service in Marion
County District Court
Location of courthouse and directions: Located at 214
East Main Street in downtown Knoxville, Iowa
Courthouse hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through
Contact information: Jan Keller
641-828-2207 ext 6
Check trial status information: 641-828-2207 ext 1
Where to park:
Park one block off the square to avoid a parking ticket. Public parking
lots are one block north of the square by Wells Fargo Drive Up Bank and one
block south across from the Library. Handicap parking spaces are on the east,
south and west sides of the Courthouse. The handicap elevator is inside the
south door of the Courthouse.
Courthouse security information: Please call the Marion County Sheriff's
Office with any questions at 641-828-2220
Contact for ADA accommodations: Please call 641-828-2207 ext 6
Inside the courthouse—where to report
for jury service:
of Court Office on 3rd Floor
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.
notify Jan Keller at 641-828-2207 ext. 6
with any additional absences not included on the returned Summons or
Travel, mileage and other expenses:
are reimbursed for travel to and from residence to the courthouse at a rate
approved by the supreme court.
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 court system.
CELL PHONES: Please leave your cell phone in your car. We do not allow
cell phones in the Courtroom.