Jury Duty

Your Jury Duty

As a petit juror, you will be on call for a period of 2 weeks. For those individuals needing disability accommodations, please call 330-740-2216 to report the type of assistance you will need during your term of service.

You will receive your jury summons/questionnaire in the mail approximately 3 weeks prior to your term of service.

To determine when you need to report, you must call the Recorded Jury Message number on your instruction sheet. The Recorded Message is available after 4:15 p.m.


Compensation varies between counties and is set by the Board of County Commissioners. In Mahoning County, jurors receive $10 per day for appearing for up to 10 days. You should receive your payment in the mail 2 or 3 weeks after your appearance. Your employer is required to give you time off from work to serve jury duty. Check with your Personnel Department to find what your company policy is regarding Jury Duty Pay. Failure to appear as ordered may subject you to contempt of Court (ORC 2313.29 and 2313.30).


Please use good judgment and report for jury duty properly dressed. Shorts, mini-skirts, tee shirts and tank tops are inappropriate attire.