Information about Jury Service in North Lee County Court
Location of courthouse: 701 Avenue F, Ft. Madison, IA 52627
Courthouse hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Contact Information: Tamarra Washington, Clerk of Court
Phone number: 319-372-3523
Check trial status information: 319-372-3523
Where to park: Juror parking on the street.
Courthouse security information: No weapons of any kind will be allowed in the
Courthouse. For further information, please contact clerks’ office at 319-372-3523.
Contact for ADA accommodations: Jurors with Handicapped permits may park in the
designated handicap parking spaces on north side of building. If you require the
assistance of auxiliary aids or services to participate in Court because of a disability,
immediately call your District ADA Coordinator at 641-684-6502. (If you are hearing
impaired, call Relay Iowa TTY at 1-800-735-2942)
Inside the courthouse – where to report for jury service: Please report to the District
Courtroom located on the 2nd floor.
What to wear to court: Please report for jury service wearing respectable clothes. As a
general rule, business or business casual clothing is acceptable. The following types of
clothing are not suitable for court proceedings: shorts, tube tops, halter tops, clothing that
contains any obscene, suggestive or inflammatory print or images, and clothes that are
overly dirty or ragged.
Absences/Emergencies: Juror with unexcused absences will be subject to contempt of
court sanctions. For further information, please contact Clerk of Court office at 319-
Travel, mileage and other expenses: Mileage will be reimbursed at 35 cents per mile.
For additional questions, please contact the Clerk’s Office at 319-372-3523.
Compensation: Pursuant to state law, you will be paid $30 a day for each day of jury
service up to seven days; $50 a day for eight or more days of service. You may waive the
right to compensation, which will help reduce the state’s cost of operating the court
PLEASE COMPLETE AND RETURN QUESTIONNAIRE TO CLERK OF
COURTS OFFICE WITHIN 7 DAYS OF RECEIPT.