Information about Jury Service in Jones
County District Court
Location of courthouse and directions:
500 West Main Street,
Anamosa, Iowa 52205
Courthouse hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Contact information: Geralyn Russ (319) 462-4341
Check trial status information: (319) 462-4342
Where to park: Parking lot on the north side of the
Courthouse security information: No weapons of any type allowed
Contact for ADA accommodations: (319) 398-3920
Inside the courthouse—where to report
for jury service:
1st floor 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
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.
Absences/Emergencies: Jurors who cannot appear as directed
should contact (319) 462-4341. Anyone needing to contact a juror for
emergencies should also call this number
Travel, mileage and other expenses:
Jurors 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.