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Camden County Reporting Information

Reporting Instructions for jurors summonsed on July 18, 2024

If you are assigned to a trial or are asked to return for continuation of jury selection, you 
MUST follow the Judge's reporting instructions.

PETIT JURORS: No Jurors are required to report on Thursday, July 18, 2024. Your service is complete for 3 
years.
 
GRAND JURORS: Grand Jurors who are sworn are required to report to the Hall of Justice. 

Thank you very much for your willingness to serve as a juror and for helping the 
Judiciary continue to provide this vital function of our justice system during these extraordinary 
times

Message from Assignment Judge Deborah Silverman Katz

As a juror you play a critical role in our justice system by assuring that disputes are resolved fairly and impartially. I understand that jury service often is an inconvenience and appreciate your willingness to serve. I am sure that through your experience as a juror, you will gain valuable insights into the operation of our courts. Thank you for serving.

Voluntary Demographic Information

The juror questionnaire includes three voluntary demographic questions. This information helps the Judiciary understand the diversity and representativeness of jury pools. Your responses to these questions are optional and will not affect your selection. More information can be found at this link.

Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Policy

Advise the Jury Management Office if you require an accommodation in order to serve. You can reach the Jury Management Office by phone at  856-650-9085  or by email at Camjury.Mailbox@njcourts.gov .

Juror Parking Directions

101 South 5th Street
Camden, New Jersey 08103

Parking for Camden County Hall of Justice

Free parking is available for jurors at the juror parking lot, located one block from the Hall of Justice at 100 S. 3rd St. (on the corner of Martin Luther King Blvd. and 3rd St.) Take Martin Luther King Blvd. to 3rd Street and make a right. The parking lot will be on your left. Please have your juror information available to show the attendant upon entering the lot.

Public Transportation to Camden County Hall of Justice

The PATCO Hi-Speedline stops at Broadway and City Hall stations, one block from the Hall of Justice.

NJ Transit stops at Broadway Station or City Hall.

Dress Code

Jurors reporting for service should wear clothing appropriate for an appearance in court. Shorts, t-shirts, uniforms or clothing containing statements or offensive symbols are not permitted. All hats must be removed when in a courtroom. Comfortable clothing is also advisable.

Courtroom Regulations

  • Cell phones, pagers and electronic devices must be turned off in the courtroom.
  • You are not permitted to read newspapers or other materials in the courtroom.
  • You are not permitted to bring food or beverages into the courtroom.

If You Are Selected As A Juror

  • The trial judge will instruct you regarding the trial schedule, reporting times, any recesses, lunch arrangements, etc.
  • The judge's instructions will take precedence over any general instructions given in the assembly area.
  • You must wear your juror badge at all times, including during lunch.

Other Factors Relating To Your Juror Service

  • The daily fee for petit jurors is $5 for the first 3 days and $40 for each day after 3 days.
  • The daily fee for grand jurors is $5 for each day of service.
  • Checks are processed on Friday.
  • Your juror check will generally be received within 3 weeks.
  • Check with your employer or your union representative, or read your employee handbook if you have questions about whether you will be compensated by your employer while serving as a juror.

Employment Protection

Be aware that N.J.S.A. 2B:20-17 protects jurors from employment related retaliation and provides for the possibility of both criminal and civil sanctions.

Term of Service

Please be advised that the term of service for petit jurors is one day or for the duration of one trial if selected. If you are not selected on your date of service and not told by the trial judge to return the following day to complete jury selection, your term of service is completed that day. Once your service is completed, you may request to be excused if summoned again within three years.

Smoking Policy

The courthouse is a non-smoking facility. If you leave the courthouse to smoke, you must inform jury staff so that we are aware of your location at all times.

Failure to Report

Individuals who fail to respond to a jury summons or fail to report when summoned may be subject to penalties including fines. If you have forgotten to appear as scheduled for jury service, please contact the Jury Management Office immediately at  856-650-9085 .