Daily Reporting Instructions for Jurors

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 Cowlitz County Clerk’s Office 

Daily Reporting Instructions for Jurors

ALERT: All citizens entering the Hall of Justice will have to go through airport style security screening. Please allow a few minutes extra for the screening process.

Thank you for visiting the Cowlitz County, Daily Reporting Instruction Page. You are on call for any jury trial that may start during this two (2) week term. Occasionally a trial may extend beyond the end of a term. Please check your jury term start dates carefully, as the same group numbers are used in each term.

Cowlitz County Courts and Offices will follow guidance from the Cowlitz County Health Department regarding concerns about the COVID-19 virus.  For additional information please see our press release at https://www.cowlitzsuperiorcourt.us/newsfeed/court-news/entry/for-immediate-release-re-covid-19

This information is for the upcoming Jury term of May 4, 2020 through  May 15, 2020.

Due to the growing health concerns of COVID-19, the courts have suspended all jury trials and jury services beginning Monday, March 16, 2020 through Friday, May 1, 2020.

Jurors schedule to serve for the terms of :

 April 6 through April 17, 2020 
 April 20 through May 1, 2020
 are excused from jury service and those terms are canceled.

Jurors being summoned for the May 4, 2020 through May 15, 2020 term must fill out their summons or register on line and make any requests/concerns at the appropriate place towards the bottom of the summons.   Online registering will return to the HOME page and scroll down to make their requests. 

At this time the Courts are planning to resume trials for May 4, 2020 term with possible trials May 12 - 15, 2020.  However, this is subject to change.

The next expected Jury term is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 4, 2020.  Summons for this term were sent out Monday,  March 30, 2020. The Judges will review any requests to be excused because of the COVID-19 virus risk, on an individual basis.

If you have any questions, please call the Clerk’s Office at (360) 577-3034 between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Thank you for your time and service.