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Judicial District:
Chief Judge:
Kellyann Lekar

Clerk of Court

111 High Street NE
Suite 203
Elkader, IA  52043
Phone: 563-245-2204
Fax: 563-245-1175

Case Scheduling


Pay Fines Online

Use our convenient, online payment service to pay fines, surcharges and fees with a major credit card 24/7.

Pay Fines Online

District Court Administrator

Lena Heit

Juvenile Court Office

350 W 6th St.
Ste 215
Dubuque, IA  52001
Phone: 563-589-7831

Juror Information

Contact Information:

563-245-2204, [email protected]


Did you get a Summons to Jury Service in the mail?  Do you need to

  • update personal information,
  • check when you need to report for jury service,
  • submit a request for an excuse or deferral, or
  • select an alternate time to serve?

Click the Go to eJuror button to begin.

Go to eJuror

What to Wear to Court

Please report for jury service wearing business or business casual clothing.  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.

Where to Park

Park in courthouse lot or on residential streets nearby.

Jury Check-in Information

Report to clerk's office on 2nd floor.

Absences / Emergencies

In case of absence or emergency, contact the jury manager.

Travel, Mileage, and Other Expenses

Jurors are reimbursed for travel to and from residence to the courthouse at a rate of .50 per mile as 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.    

ADA Coordinator

Ashley Boquist



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