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Jury Service

Juror Qualification Questionnaire Letter

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If you received a Juror Qualification Questionnaire Letter from the U.S. District Court, you are being considered for jury service. 

Pursuant to federal law, you are required to complete a Juror Qualification Questionnaire online within ten (10) days of receipt of this letter. Please use eJuror to access the questionnaire online and fill out the required information within that time frame.

If you require a paper questionnaire to be mailed to you, please call (206) 736-1392 to make your request. A paper questionnaire will then be mailed to you within 10 days. Please complete and return to the court in the provided envelope. 

The questionnaire is used to obtain information about you so that we can objectively determine whether you are qualified to serve as a juror in the court.   You must complete the questionnaire online using eJuror within 10 days of receipt, or request that a paper version be mailed to you for completion. This is not a summons for jury service and you are not being called to serve at this time.

Have a question about this form? The jury staff has provided a list of frequently asked questions available here.

Summons for Jury Service

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If you received a summons for jury service via email, you must go online to complete your juror information using eJuror within 5 days. If you received via US Mail, you may either go online, or complete the paper form (at the bottom of your summons) and mail it back to the court within 5 days of receipt. 

Have a question about this form? The jury staff has provided a list of frequently asked questions available here.
 

Important Reporting Instructions

You can find out if you need to report for jury service by logging in to eJuror.  You'll need your 9-digit Juror Participant Number located on your Summons for Jury Service.  Once you have logged in, choose Current Status on the left side of the web page.

You can also call the Jury Information Line at (800) 488-3350.  Select the first option on the menu and follow the voice prompts.

The Jury Assembly Room typically opens between 7:00 and 7:30 AM on jury selection days.

Juror Resources

Please contact the court's jury staff if you have any questions about jury service.

Learn more from the US Courts regarding potential juror scams targeting you.

Did you receive a form for Grand Jury Service?

Jurors are paid for their time and expenses. Those living more than 60 miles from the courthouse may also be eligible to stay in a local hotel.

Those called to jury service have certain rights under the Employment Protection Statute.

Learn more about being a juror and the federal courts or how jurors are randomly selected (PDF).

Courthouse information including directions and parking: Seattle | Tacoma

Arrest Warrant Scam Hits Washington State

If you are called by someone who says there is a warrant for your arrest related to missed federal jury duty, do not make any payments to them. Neither the U.S. Marshals Service, nor the U.S. District Court, will ever call to request payment of fines over the phone for failure to appear for jury duty.

These phone calls are fraudulent and typically instruct the caller to wire "settlement" money to avoid arrest. The caller will generally claim they are a federal law enforcement officer or an attorney for the U.S. government, but a valid warrant would be served in person by a U.S. Marshal or other law enforcement officer, not conducted over the phone. The caller may also mention a judge, an unspecified “United States District Court,” a case number, and other, various charges.

These fake arrest warrants were reported here in the Seattle area. Anyone demanding or obtaining money or anything of value while impersonating an officer or employee of the United States may be fined and/or imprisoned up to three years.

KOMO News has provided additional coverage regarding this scam.

Please also see the Joint News Release, dated 4/1/2016.