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Identity Theft Scam

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Jury Coordinator: 503.655.8397


Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays, from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm


Ralph M. Holman Law Center
Jury Assembly Room (2nd Floor)
821 Main Street
Oregon City, Oregon 97045

Note: the Jury Assembly Room is not located in the Courthouse.

Jury-Related Scam ALERT May 5, 2023

Important update about a scam targeting citizens across Oregon: Jury Duty Scams Reported in Oregon

Jury-Related Scams

Identity theft continues to be a growing problem across the country, with new scams reported regularly. Some common scams include scammers calling, texting or emailing people, pretending to be from a local or federal court or police agency. They will often make threats of arrest or other sanctions for missing jury service unless they provide personal information such as bank account or credit card number, Social Security number, birth date, etc.

Learn more about protecting yourself: 

  • Our court will never contact jurors who have missed jury duty or contact you to ask for personal information over the phone or by email. 
  • If you receive one of these calls, do not provide any of your personal information and hang up.
  • If you receive an email or text message, do not click on any links or open any attachments.

How Courts Contact Jurors

  • The Circuit Court staff may call you to:
    • update your address if your summons was returned due to incorrect address.
    • return a phone call you have placed one to the jury room requesting information. 
    • inform you of a schedule change if you are serving on a trial.
  • Beyond those purposes, there is no reason for you to be contacted by telephone or email in relationship to your service as a juror.
  • The court does not collect social security or other sensitive personal information from potential jurors over the phone or by mail. If you have received a request for sensitive personal information over the telephone or by mail, you may be a victim of identity theft. Contact the jury coordinator (see contact information above) and local law enforcement to report it.