Jury Service

Welcome to the Jury Commission web page for the Franklin County Common Pleas Court – General Division. This web page provides information for prospective jurors, their employers, and the general public regarding jury service with the court.

IF YOU RECEIVED A SUMMONS
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 have received a summons, please complete all three of the following steps prior to your report day. 

Step 1
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, Deferral (Postponement), or Disqualification
  • Provide your eMail address to receive eResponse alerts if there are any changes to your scheduled jury service date/time or court closures

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Step 2
Watch the juror orientation video below and write down the verification code provided in the video.  Video is approximately 19 minutes long. 

Step 3
Click here to confirm you have viewed the video.

IF YOU ARE AN EMPLOYER
Employers have many obligations with respect to an employee called for jury service. Please seek legal advice to confirm your understanding of these obligations. Upon request, the court will provide the juror with a confirmation of service letter.

  1. Jury Commission


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


    Directions

    Phone: 614.525.3450
    Fax: 614.525.2449