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Juror Resources

Juror Orientation

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The Jury Orientation Videos (shown below), Juror Orientation and Implicit Bias, are to be watched before reporting for Jury duty. Jurors will receive active juror information via email one week prior to service starting. 

Jurors call the jury line 800-786-3510 every evening after 5:00pm or anytime on Saturdays or Sundays to get the trial schedule for Monday. 

Terms of Service

Petit Jury – One Month
Grand Jury – Two Months

Once a juror has served as instructed by the court, the juror's obligation is complete for a two-year period. We thank those who have spent the time -- and completed the hard work -- of serving on a jury.


​​You are eligible if:

  • You live in [County], are a U.S. citizen, and are at least 18 years of age.
You are NOT eligible if:
  • You have reported for jury duty in a state or federal court in Oregon within the previous 24 months, even if you were not called to a courtroom or selected for jury duty.
  • You have been convicted of a felony and on the day you are to report for jury duty, you are 1) in state prison, or 2) in county jail as a condition of a suspended sentence.
If you are not eligible to be a juror for one of these reasons, you should check the appropriate box in on the Juror Eligibility Form that came with your summons, sign the declaration and mail it back to the court.
Oregon law provides that “the opportunity for jury service shall not be denied or limited on the basis of race, national origin, gender, age, religious belief, income, occupation, or any other factor that discriminates against a cognizable group in this state.” A person who is blind, hearing or speech impaired or physically disabled shall not be ineligible to act as a juror, or be excluded from a juror list because of their impairment. 

​​Jury Duty is a civic duty of each citizen. If someone fails to respond to jury summons, the court may hold the person in contempt. Similarly, a person who fails to complete jury service without first getting permission from the court may be punished for contempt. If you receive a summons but cannot comply with the summons, you must follow the procedures to be excused or deferred by the court. The steps for requesting to be excused from jury service or to defer your jury service is available on our website. Additional information is also available at Juror Handbook on the Oregon State Bar website.

​No.  Oregon law provides that an employer shall not discharge or threaten to discharge, intimidate, or coerce an employee by reason of the employee’s service as a juror. 

See Juror Employment Protections​.​

​Parking is limited around the courthouse. Please do not park behind the building in any numbered spaces or along the south side of the building. These are reserved as employee parking, and you will be towed if parked there. There is a county parking lot across from first street behind the courthouse that you may use with your parking permit. You may park in the front of the courthouse in limited time spots with your postcard. ​

​The Oregon Legislature sets compensation for jury duty. Unless otherwise provided by the terms of an employment agreement, under ORS 10.061(3), a juror must waive the juror fee if the juror's employer pays the juror a wage or salary for the day(s) of jury service. Jurors are entitled to:

  • Days 1 and 2 - $10 per day

  • Day 3 and any subsequent day served - $25 per day

If driving, the rate of travel reimbursement is $.20 per mile for distance traveled between your home and the Tillamook County Courthouse. When filling out your Juror Waiver & Certification form, please account for roundtrip mileage​.​


Security at the Courthouse is provided by Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office. Security equipment in use at the Courthouse includes magnetometers (walk-through metal detectors), x-ray scanners, and hand held metal detectors. If you have a pacemaker, tell the security officer about it before you enter the metal detector. The security screening process can create long lines of people waiting to enter the courthouse during peak hours.
The main objective of Courthouse security is to maintain a safe and secure environment for everyone in the building. Everyone’s cooperation is needed in order to achieve this very important goal. Weapons of any kind are strictly prohibited and may be confiscated. Among items prohibited from court facilities are guns, knives, ammunition, pepper spray, mace, razor blades, illegal drugs and any other type of dangerous or hazardous material or property. A variety of items may be prohibited because they are hazardous or could be used as potential weapons. These include any object that is sharp, pointed or with a cutting blade regardless of length. If you are unsure if an item is allowed or not, the safest option is to not bring it into the courthouse.
Courthouse security will not hold unauthorized items for return later. Any prohibited item that is brought to the courthouse will be taken from you and permanently destroyed.