Jury Administration Office

About the Jury Administration Office

The Jury Administration Office is responsible for providing the pool of qualified jurors for the Circuit Court. The office's duties include:

  • mailing jury summonses;
  • assessing requests to be excused, transferred to another courthouse, or postponed to a later date;
  • providing orientation and answering juror questions; and
  • paying jurors for their service.

In addition to scheduling juror service, the Office of Jury Administration acquaints prospective jurors with their responsibilities through the use of a juror orientation video.

Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Closed on legal court holidays 


Contact Information

50 W. Washington Street, Suite 1000
Richard J. Daley Center
Chicago, IL 60602

Donald W. Russell
Acting Jury Administrator
Phone: (312) 603-JURY (5879)
Fax: (312) 603-5460