PLEASE READ THE IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING COVID-19 AND JURY DUTY. CLICK HERE TO READ NOTICE.
Jury service is scheduled to begin in August of 2020.
Please check this page for important updates to this notice to stay informed of any developments.
The mission of the Jury Administration Office is to survey, determine eligibility, and secure an adequate number of qualified jurors to satisfy the needs of the court system. Jurors are selected at random and sent to courtrooms upon notification from the Judges.
Please click on the following link to complete your online registration and summons process.
Should you prefer to register and complete the summons process by phone, please call (570) 825-1678.
If you are scheduled to report for Jury Duty at the Luzerne County Courthouse, please report to the Jury Assembly Area on the second floor of the courthouse, taking a right as you exit the elevator, at your designated reporting time. Please bring the following items with you:
- A valid form of photo ID. This may include: driver’s license, state issued ID, military ID, or passport
- Your Juror Summons Card
Jurors are allowed to use their personal laptops, tablets, cell phones, and portable gaming consoles in the Juror Assembly waiting area. However, some electronic devices may not be allowed in the courtrooms.
Please note that all members of the public, including jurors, must enter through the public entrance located in the parking lot behind the courthouse. Do not enter through the side entrances as these entrances do not open until 9 a.m.
Attention Jurors - Parking
Free parking for jurors reporting to the Luzerne County Courthouse is available in the Parkade, located at 5 Water Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711, which is adjacent to the Bernard Brominski Building. Please see the Juror Parking Map under Related Documents or the Google Map above for directions.
Please see the Notice Regarding COVID-19 and Jury Duty for additional parking information.
Parking behind the courthouse and parking at the annex building across the street from the courthouse is strictly prohibited. The only exception is for disabled individuals who have a placard and are parked in the designated areas. A fine of $25 or more will be imposed for parking in those areas mentioned above. When you arrive, please walk through the pedestrian tunnel to the rear courthouse entrance.