Jury Service

Beginning Monday, November 23, 2020, citizens summoned for Common Pleas Court PETIT jury service should NOT report. By order of the Court, jury service is cancelled until January 29, 2021.

If you have been summonsed to report during this time period, your service has been cancelled and you do NOT need to report or call the jury office at this time.

If your summons lists a report date of February 1, 2021 or AFTER, you are required to report to the courthouse on your specified date for jury duty.

GRAND JURORS – Grand Jury has NOT been cancelled at this time. All Grand Jurors still need to report at their scheduled time.  GRAND Jurors, please visit "eResponse" to confirm your service.

Please click here to enter eResponse        

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Jury Service is an important responsibility of Franklin County citizens.  The Franklin County Common Pleas Court appreciates your commitment to serving.  The Court recognizes this is often an inconvenience and a sacrifice of your time; however, justice cannot function without your service.

If you are a prospective juror, please click the Courthouse eResponse link below to begin the process. You can log in using the credentials found on your Summons. You will need your "Candidate ID Number" which is located in the Reporting Information section in the upper, right corner. Once logged in, you can, when appropriate: 

  • Complete and submit your questionnaire
  • Request an Excusal
  • Request a Deferral (Postponement)
  • Request Disqualification
  • Provide your eMail address to receive eResponse alerts if there are any changes to your scheduled jury service date/time or court closures

Below is an informational video regarding Jury Service produced by the National Center of State Courts. 

  1. Jury Commission


    Physical Address
    345 S High Street
    Suite 1502
    Columbus, OH 43215


    Directions

    Phone: 614.525.3450
    Fax: 614.525.2449