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Clerk of District Court - Jury Status

Confirm the receipt of a summons - You must confirm the receipt of the jury trial summons within 72 hours of receiving it. To report the receipt of your summons and for general questions, please see the table below and call the contact phone number next to the trial date for which you have been summoned.

Requests to be excused - If you cannot attend jury service on the date/time for which you were summoned to appear you must submit a written request to be excused for the Court’s consideration. Requests may be presented in person or by fax (406) 258-4899. Please include a telephone number where you can be reached.

Parking - Parking is available on the 3rd level of the Central Park parking structure (public parking area only please) located on the corner of Main and Ryman. Bring the parking ticket to the Courthouse for validation. Should there be no parking available in the parking structure, you may park at a metered parking space without depositing coins however, you must place the SUMMONS TO REPORT FOR JURY SERVICE (with the trial date visible) on the dashboard of the driver's side of your vehicle. In the event you receive a parking ticket for nonpayment, please give the ticket to the bailiff or bring the ticket to the Clerk of Court office.

Payment – Checks for jury service will be mailed out approximately two (2) weeks after the conclusion of the trial. You can expect to be paid as follows:

Trial Status - Jury trials are sometimes settled at the last minute. We will make every attempt to notify you if you do not need to appear. In order for us to keep you informed of the final status of the jury trial, we request that prior to departing for the courthouse you check the table below. If the case has not settled it is important that you report to the Missoula County Courthouse at 200 West Broadway no later than the time indicated below. Failure to appear for jury service could constitute contempt of court.

Jury Trial Status
Judge Trial Date Time Status Contact Phone
Robert L.
Deschamps, III
October 7, 2015
8:30 AM Vacated-Do Not Appear 258-3519
Karen S. Townsend Monday,
October 19, 2015
8:15 AM Must Appear 258-3544
Robert L. Deschamps, III Wednesday,
October 21, 2015
8:30 AM Must Appear 258-3251
Robert L. Deschamps, III Wednesday,
October 28, 2015
8:30 AM Must Appear 258-3536
Leslie Halligan Monday,
November 2, 2015
8:45 AM Must Appear 258-3518
Douglas G. Harkin Wednesday
November 4, 2015
8:15 AM Must Appear 258-3512
Robert L. Deschamps, III Wednesday
November 4, 2015
8:30 AM Must Appear 258-3534

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