Jury Commission

Due to the spread of COVID-19, we are rescheduling the in-person jury duty for most individuals scheduled for the upcoming months. All weeks during these months will not be rescheduled. You should receive an email, text message or a letter in the mail that will specify the date you are scheduled to appear.  You can also check your status by logging on to our website and clicking “Current Status”.  

 

If you have documentation for exemptions or disqualifications, any questions or concerns, you may submit by emailing to jurycommission@shelbycountytn.gov. We will be working remotely, with limited phone access and will respond as quickly as possible. We are working diligently to take the necessary steps to reduce the risk of contagion and protect the health of our staff and the citizens of Shelby County. We will continue to monitor this situation and give updates as needed. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we navigate through this crisis.

NOW AVAILABLE:  ON-LINE JURY QUALIFICATION  

IF YOU RECEIVE A SUMMONS IN THE MAIL, YOU MAY QUALIFY AND CHOOSE YOUR DATE FOR JURY SERVICE ON-LINE BY LOGGING IN AT  HTTPS://EJUROR.SHELBYCOUNTYTN.GOV.   

TO AVOID APPEARING FOR JURY QUALIFICATION, YOU HAVE UP TO 5 DAYS BEFORE APPEARANCE DATE TO COMPLETE QUESTIONNAIRE ONLINE. 

Providing Fair & Balanced Justice

 Trial by jury is a fundamental part of the American system of justice and is a right guaranteed under the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Tennessee. Jury service is one of the most important functions a citizen can perform in American society. Jurors serve the litigants by assuring them of fair and impartial justice. 

Summoning Jurors

 The day-to-day operation of the Shelby County jury system is administered through the office of the Jury Commission. This office is responsible for the selection and summoning of prospective jurors and the management of jurors during their term of service. Lists of prospective jurors are derived from a number of sources including, but not limited to: 

  • Driver license records  
  • Telephone books  
  • The county tax list  
  • Vehicle registration
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Department Resources

  1. Tiffany Kimmons

    Jury Coordinator

  2. Rashad Watkins

    Assistant Jury Coordinator

  3. Phyllis Martin

    Administrative Technician
    Phone: 901-222-1654

  4. Andrea Lewis

    Clerical Specialist
    Phone: 901-222-1655

  5. Ernestina Rodriguez

    Clerical Specialist
    Phone: 901-222-1658

  6. Physical Address
    157 Poplar Ave
    Room 136
    Memphis, TN 38103


    Directions

    Phone: (901) 222-1650
    Fax: (901) 222-1651