We do not pay for or provide childcare.
Dress comfortably for court. Jeans are permitted; however, maintaining the dignity of the court is suggested and appreciated. Shorts, tank tops, hats (except for religious purposes) and extremes of dress are not permitted; casual attire is permitted. Due to allergies, please refrain from wearing any strongly scented perfume or cologne.
No. The law requires your employer to give you time off for jury duty, but does not require the employer to pay you while you serve on jury duty. Check with your employer to see what the pay policy is while you serve. If your employer does not pay for time off and that creates a financial hardship, you need to obtain a letter from your employer stating the pay policy and submit that along with your signed questionnaire requesting to be excused.
Superior Court and Everett Division
Parking is available at the Snohomish County Parking Garage located at 3000 Rockefeller Avenue. Entrances to the garage are located off of Pacific Avenue and Oakes Avenue. Upon entry into the garage take a parking ticket from the ticket dispenser and park on levels C, D, E, F, or G. Take the elevator to the Plaza level and follow the signs to the courthouse; elevators are located on the south side of the garage. Bring your parking ticket with you to the courthouse for validation in the juror's lounge which is located on the first floor of the courthouse.
Disabled parking is available on every level next to the elevators on the South side of the garage. A disabled parking permit issued by the State of Washington must visibly be displayed in the vehicle.
Please do not park on the streets surrounding the courthouse. The city will be ticketing for overtime parking without exception. The court cannot assume financial responsibility for parking tickets issued to jurors.
Cascade Division (Arlington)
Free parking is available in the parking lots at the courthouse or along Burke Avenue.
Evergreen Division (Monroe)
Free parking is available in the parking lots at the courthouse.
South Division (Lynnwood)
Free parking is available on the north side of the courthouse.
Pursuant to RCW 2.36.170, a person summoned for jury service who intentionally fails to appear as directed shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. It is in the individual court's discretion as to whether or not to pursue a juror not showing up for jury duty.
Your name has been randomly selected by computer to serve as a juror in Snohomish County. Potential jurors are selected randomly from the combined Voter Registration list and the Department of Licensing drivers' and identification card holders' list. The law requires a fair cross-section of each county's qualified residents.
Please remember to bring your juror badge, and the jury summons. You may also bring items such as books and magazines, as there may be some waiting periods.
Yes; however, you will not be permitted to utilize these items in court or during deliberations. The jury coordinator cannot be responsible for any items not allowed in the courtroom.
Normal court hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. or 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. A mid-morning break will be taken around 10:30 a.m. and lunch will be from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. A mid-afternoon break will be taken around 3:00 p.m.
Jurors are paid $10.00 per day plus round trip mileage from your residence to the court in which you serve. Note your mileage on the first day of service.
A juror lounge is located on the 1st floor of the courthouse If you need to buy lunch, please contact the Jury Coordinator for local restaurants in the area. Snack and pop machines are located on the 1st floor of the Mission Building.