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.
Jury Trial Request Forms
2022 Dates for Jury Rosters & Jury Trials
|Roster Call Date||Pre-Trial Docket Date||Jury Trial Week|
|January 6||January 20||January 24 through 28|
|March 10||March 24||March 28 through April 1|
|June 30||July 14||July 18 through 22|
|August 25||September 8||September 12 through 16|
|October 27||November 10||November 14 through 18|
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.