The defendant also has the right to request a trial by jury which would occur at a date later than originally scheduled bench trial. Jury trials are scheduled five (5) times per year, usually every other month. The jury consists of 6 people who must agree unanimously on the verdict.
All attorneys are required to attend roster call at 9 am unless your cases have been resolved in writing prior to roster call. Any plea offer not accepted in writing will expire at 5 pm on the Thursday before jury selection. All pro se defendants are required to attend roster call at 11 am.
Pre-Trial Docket (Public Defender cases only)
If the Public Defender has been appointed to your case, you must contact their office as soon as possible. Their office will schedule your appearance dates.
Jury selection begins on Monday at 9 am to all juries for the week will be selected at that time.