Tulsa County Court Clerk Don Newberry

Jury Service

Who Can Be a Juror?

According to Oklahoma law you may be called for jury service in Tulsa County if you are:

  • At least 18 Years old and,
  • A resident of Tulsa County.
  • Tulsa County Military Police
  • Tulsa County Capitol Patrol
  • Department of Wildlife tickets issued in Tulsa County

Persons who are 70 years of age or older or those who have served on a jury within the past 5 years cannot be compelled to serve. If that is your situation or you believe you have a medical or some other SIGNIFICANT reason why you cannot serve, you must call the Jury Clerk at 918-596-5529. (Note: Stay at home parenting or self-employment typically are not sufficient reason to excuse jury service).

Who Cannot Serve As a Juror?

  • Jailers or law enforcement officers, both state or federal, are eligible for civil trials only
  • Judges of any appellate or district court
  • Legislators during session or otherwise involved in state business
  • Licensed attorneys engaged in the practice of law
  • Persons convicted of any felony or who have served a term of imprisonment in any penitentiary, state or federal unless they have been fully restored to their civil rights.
  • Sheriff or deputy sheriffs

Appropriate Attire
Jurors should dress comfortably and in good taste, as you would going to a business meeting. Shorts, tank tops and flip-flop sandals are NOT acceptable.

How Are Jurors Selected
Names are drawn randomly from a pool of persons holding a state issued identification card including driver’s licenses.

More Information
For further information please see the jury section of the Tulsa County District Court Administrators website.
http://www.tulsacountydistrictcourt.org/jurors.html