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Eastern District of Texas

Honorable Rodney Gilstrap, Chief Judge
David A. O'Toole, Clerk of Court

Jury Service

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Welcome to the United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas. One vital element of this court is jury service. As a juror, you play a significant role in ensuring that justice is carried out fairly and impartially.

>>Respond to Your Summons Online


If you received a SUMMONS and wish to respond online, please select the "Respond to your Summons Online" link above or call  1-800-998-9056. Have your Nine Digit (Participant) Number ready when visiting the website or calling the number.  (The division link to the right provides a map and contact information.  You will also find parking and driving directions in the tabs below the map.)

>>Respond to Your Juror Qualification Questionnaire Online


If you received a letter instructing you to complete a juror QUESTIONNAIRE and need assistance, please read the notice carefully.


The national eJuror application may only be used with Mozilla Firefox (10.x and before) or Internet Explorer (11.x and before) web browsers. We apologize to our users for any inconvenience this causes.


Texas voter records and licensed drivers lists are the sources of information for our eJuror system, and these records may not have not been updated to reflect your current address, or the information may be wrong for a variety of other reasons. Incorrect data might prevent you from logging into the online system without assistance from the clerk's office. ‎Please understand that we will work with you to adjust any response deadlines that cannot be met because of technical difficulties or because of delays in mailing a paper questionnaire to you.

Jury Duty Scam Alert

Security Policy

When coming to the courthouse, photo ID is required to pass through security. Cell Phones, Cameras, Laptops, or Gaming Devices are not permitted.


Each courthouse is wheelchair accessible and has ramps and elevators for wheelchair access. If you require other assistance please contact the jury administrator. For directions and more information on a specific courthouse, please select a Courthouse from our directory.

Jury Service