Salt Lake City Justice Court
PO Box 145499
333 S 200 E
Salt Lake City UT 84114-5499
General Phone: 801-535-6430 (8:30 am to 4:00 pm – Monday through Friday)
Jury Hotline: 801-535-6400
Please be informed that Jury Duty has been suspended through September 1st, 2020. All Jurors on jury duty are released from now through September 1st, 2020. Thank you.
To determine if you have been selected or to complete the Juror Questionnaire. Check our Juror Questionnaire link and enter your juror number and last name. Or you may call the Jury Hotline at 801-535-6400 after 5:00 p.m. and follow the prompts.
If you have lost your Juror Number. Email, email@example.com to have it emailed to you, or you may call the Jury Coordinator at our General Phone number at 801-535-6430 between 8:30 am – 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
If you received a Jury Confirmation card. Please follow the instructions on the card, which will let you know how to stay in contact. It is imperative that you notify your employer(s) or instructor(s) that you are “on-call” for jury service. Do not take time off from work or school until you have actually been instructed to come to the courthouse. If you do not come to the courthouse as instructed, the court could hold you in contempt and impose a fine. If you have an emergency and cannot come to the courthouse, please contact the Jury Coordinator as soon as possible.
If you have been selected. Report to the Salt Lake City Justice Court, at 333 South 200 East (2nd floor-south end) by 8:30 a.m. on the day(s) you have been selected for service. We realize your time is valuable and important, but please plan an entire day for completion of the process (8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.). Some delays are unavoidable and your service may go past 5:00 p.m., so please plan accordingly. Bring a book or a quiet activity for waiting time. Bring non-perishable food, snack, or money. Lunch will not be provided.
The Administrative Office of the Courts has developed short videos titled “Jury Service in Utah” and “The Rights of Criminal Defendants” that will help you to understand the processes and what is expected of you as a juror, when you have been selected. Please take a moment to view.
- “Jury Service in Utah” Juror Video – YouTube Video
- “The Rights of Criminal Defendants” – YouTube Video
ADA Accommodations. Please contact the Jury Coordinator, three business days before the week of service.
Letter for Employer. You may request a letter for your employer on the date you appear for jury duty. This letter will verify the date of service and that you received $18.50 for the first day of jury duty and $49.00 for the second day. If you require any other letters in regard to jury duty, please contact the Jury Coordinator.
Security at the Court
Everyone entering Salt Lake City Justice Court is subject to court security screening, similar to airport security. You will walk through a magnetometer and your bag, briefcase, purse, or backpack will be x-rayed, checked, or searched. Do not bring any items that could be considered weapons to the courthouse. No guns, knives, (including pen or knives) scissors or the like. Illegal weapons will be confiscated. You will be told to store legal weapons in your car. Security will not hold any items.
A person summoned for jury service who fails to appear or to complete jury service as directed shall be in contempt of court and subject to a fine not to exceed $500.00 or by incarceration for five days or both, pursuant to Utah Code Annotated 78B-1-115 and 78B-6-310.
Transportation and Parking
Once the jury questionnaire has been completed, a confirmation card will be mailed. Please take advantage of public transit, as parking is very limited downtown. The Court will pay the cost of a round trip TRAX ride up to $5.00 with proof of TRAX receipt. The closest TRAX station to the Justice Court is the Library stop, located on 400 South. For transit schedules please refer to http://www.rideuta.com/. Juror parking is available below the City Library through the 4th South entrance to the parking garage. In addition, you may choose one of many public parking garages or pay lots involving a daily fee, for which you will be responsible. Please do not park at Dunkin Donuts or Firestone as your vehicle may be subject tow.
Thank you for your time and service. Drive safely.
Map-Salt Lake City Justice Court