Welcome to Jury Service
"Providing distinguished service to the citizens of Baltimore City with employees equipped and motivated to serve."
The Jury Commissioner’s Office will provide qualified prospective jurors for cases presented for trial and cases presented to be heard by a grand jury.
In carrying out its mission, the primary responsibilities of the Office of the Jury Commissioner are:
-Establish and maintain a pool of qualified prospective jurors under the guidance of the jury --plan and pursuant to statutory requirements;
-Manage juror information as required by statute;
-Assign prospective jurors to courtrooms;
-Deliver appropriate compensation to jurors who complete service;
-Provide courteous and effective assistance to prospective jurors;
-Establish and maintain liaison with other entities in order to coordinate the delivery of services and programs for jurors.
There are primarily three goals directing work in the Jury Commissioner’s Office:-Improve the jury service experience
-Increase the number of jurors serving for the first time
-Reduce the number of prospective jurors who fail to appear for jury service