Marion County Indiana Jury Pool
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Jury Video - Click on this link to watch a video on serving as a Juror in Marion County, Indiana

Jury duty touches the lives of thousands of Marion County and City of Indianapolis residents each year. Many people serve annually and each one has family, friends, employers and co-workers who are affected by their jury service.
Marion County summoned 119,626 people in 2004 to serve as jurors in 686 civil and criminal trials. More than 20,000 people started service and over 5,000 were scheduled. Marion County pays jurors who appear for Jury Duty $15.00 a day plus mileage based on your zip code. For actually serving on a jury, jurors are paid $40.00 a day plus mileage. Checks are mailed approximately 3 to 4 weeks after serving. Parking is the juror's responsibility.

After receiving a jury notice, everyone has questions. "Why must I serve?" "How long must I serve?" " Can I get a postponement?" Who pays the jury fee?" "What should I tell my employer?" "What should I do if my employer tells me not to go?" "What are my obligations as an employer of a juror?" Some simply ask: "Why me?"

We know from personal experience that a summons for jury duty raises many concerns about how you will be able to fit the civic obligation of jury duty into your busy life.

We want to thank you again for serving our community and want to re-iterate that:

  • It is an honor to serve as a Marion County Juror. 
  • Jury service is a privilege of citizenship.

This site is designed to answer many of these concerns and give you an introduction into your upcoming jury service.

Here is a list of items that cannot be brought into the City-County building. 

Please browse through the site and feel free to contact us or send us an E-mail at juryduty@indy.gov to ask questions or tell us what you think about your Marion County jury system.

The Courts start new juries each Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Trials usually last one or two days. You will be advised of the length of the trial by the judge when you are sent to court for jury selection.

To find out if your Group Number is called to report for Jury Duty, please call (317) 327-4929 beginning Sunday evening after 5:00 p.m., the week you are scheduled.

A recording will announce what groups are required to report to the Public Assembly Room by 8:00 a.m. the next morning.

If your group number is not called to report for Monday, call Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings to see if your Group Number is called for another day that week.