United States District Court - Northern District Court of California

Claudia Wilken, Chief Judge

Richard W. Wieking, Clerk of Court


Serving as a juror is both a privilege and a duty of citizens of the United States. Juries composed of citizens representing a fair cross-section of the community safeguard important constitutional rights in civil and criminal judicial proceedings. The links on this page provide information about jury service for the public as well as current and prospective jurors.

Warning Against Phone Calls About Jury Service

The court sends summoned jurors a courtesy reminder telephone call about their upcoming service shortly before that service begin. However, the court does not contact citizens by telephone asking for personal information. In various parts of the United States, citizens are being targeted by phone calls and threatened with prosecution for failing to comply with jury service in federal or state courts. Read More (www.uscourts.gov ...)