Daily Reporting Instructions for Jurors

Monday, March 23, 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

There is no current Jury Term at this time.  Next projected term will begin on May 4, 2020 – May 15, 2020.  (Subject to change)

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 March 23 through April 3, 2020; April 6 through April 17, 2020 and April 20 through May 1, 2020, are excused from jury service.

The next expected Jury term is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 4, 2020. (subject to change) Summons for this term will be 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 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Thank you for your time and service.