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PHONE:  (540) 375-3040 or (540) 389-0978|HOURS:  M-F 8am-4:30pm |EMAIL:
JUROR LINE: (540) 224-8502|LOCATION:  2 East Calhoun Street, Salem, VA 24153

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PHONE:  (540) 375-3040 or (540) 389-0978|HOURS:  M-F 8am-4:30pm |EMAIL:
JUROR LINE: (540) 224-8502|LOCATION:  2 East Calhoun Street, Salem, VA 24153

Juror Notification

*September 2021Term:   Welcome to all of our new jurors for the September Term of Court. The first scheduled jury trial is set for Wednesday, November 3rd. All jurors need to call the juror phone line or check this website on Monday, November 1st after 5:00pm for further instructions.    **The courthouse will be closed on Tuesday, November 2nd for Election Day**


**If the information above has not been updated, please use the juror phone line 540-224-8502 for your instructions.



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General Information

The term listed on your jury summons will indicate the length of your service. 

February-90 days;  May-60 days;  July-60 days;  September-90 days;  and December-60 days

When your juror number (found on your summons) is listed in the notification box above or listed on the juror phone line (540) 224-8502, please report to the courthouse at the designated time at 2 East Calhoun Street in the City of Salem.  We are located one block over from Main St., behind the Public Library and beside the Salem Police Department.  We ask that you park in the Broad Street parking lot across from the west end of the courthouse.  Please refrain from parking in the Library parking lot as it is only two hour parking.

Please report through the main entrance on Calhoun Street leaving behind any electronics (cell phones, i-pods, cameras etc.) and items that may be considered weapons.  Please view our restricted items listed on our court security page for more information.

Once you have passed through the security checkpoint, you will be directed to a courtroom where all jurors will be assembled for juror orientation.  During this time, you will watch a video describing your duties as a juror and what to expect.  Should you have any questions prior to your arrival, please review the jury handbook.

Proper dress is required for jurors.  Please wear comfortable but appropriate attire.  Do not wear shorts or tank tops.  For your comfort, be prepared for temperature fluctuations inside the courtrooms, and jury rooms.  

Code of Virginia exemptions from jury service upon request.

If you have any questions/concerns or you need to speak with a Deputy, please contact the Sheriff's Office at (540) 389-0978 or (540) 375-3040.  If you need your juror instructions please phone the juror phone line at (540) 224-8502.