We welcome you to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. By serving jury duty, you are participating in the administration of justice, and fulfilling one of the most basic principles in a democratic society. The protection of rights and liberties in federal courts largely is achieved through the teamwork of judge and jury. You do not need any knowledge of the legal system to be a juror. We hope that you find your jury service a worthwhile and interesting experience.
A Message From Judge Cecilia M. Altonaga Regarding Juror Safety
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Telephone Number: (800) 865-1775 or (305) 523-5190
Why is Jury Service so Important? (5 minute video)
Federal judges explain the value of jury service.