Jury Service - Orientation

The purpose of the Orientation is to inform those summoned of the process of jury service and to qualify them as jurors.

Three times a year the Circuit Clerk and Judges conduct Jury Orientation held in the large courtroom of the main Courthouse. Main courthouse address is 203 East Central Avenue. The main courtroom is room 305 on the third floor.
The Circuit Clerk and Judges will discuss the various aspects of jury service. Qualified jurors will then be sworn in to serve their term of service.
Terms of Service for each year are as follows:
  • Jan. 1st – April 30th
  • May 1st – Aug. 31st
  • Sept. 1st – Dec. 31st
If you have been summoned to Jury Orientation you will need to make sure to bring with you the Jury Summons (Questionnaire).  You will need to have filled out on both sides and signed in black ink.
Please give this to the Deputy Circuit Clerks greeting you at the doors.
This video is from the Arkansas Supreme Court:

To contact the Circuit Clerk regarding your jury service, please call (479) 271-1015 or email at jury@bentoncountyar.gov.