Information about Jury Service in Linn County
Location of courthouse and directions: 50 Third Avenue Bridge
Courthouse hours: 8:00am- 4:30pm
Contact information: Jury Department 319-398-3411 ext 1241
Check trial status information: 319-398-3411 during weekend hours when
the office is closed
park: Jurors with a juror number 1 to 120 should park in City Lot 3
between 2nd and 3rd Avenue SW and between L Street and 3rd Street.. Jurors with
a juror number greater than 120 should park in City Lot 44 on 8th Avenue SE
between the Cedar River and 2nd Street. Must display proper color parking pass
which was included in the information received when summoned for jury duty.
Persons with disabilities may park in the lot on the East side of the
Courthouse located at 50 3rd Ave on Mays Island.
Courthouse security information: Enter through the Main entrance to the
Courthouse. Person with disabilities may enter on East side of Courthouse. All
persons must pass through metal detector.
Contact for ADA accommodations: 319-398-3920 ext 1100
Inside the courthouse—where to report
for jury service:
Jury window on the main level of the Courthouse.
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
the jury department 319-398-3411 ext. 1241.
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.