Burlington Information Guide

QUESTIONS about the summons can be directed to the Jury Administrator, Kathleen Carter, at P.O. Box 945, Burlington, VT 05402-0945 or by calling 1-800-837-8718 ext. 108. Please be sure to state your correct mailing address and home/work telephone numbers on the questionnaire you return to the court.

ALL REQUESTS TO BE EXCUSED MUST BE IN WRITING and received by the Jury Administrator as soon as possible prior to the summons date. If you claim a medical excuse, you will be required to provide a note from your doctor. A doctor's note can be faxed to 802-951-6282.  You can mail your letter requesting excusal with your completed green questionnaire form in the business reply envelope enclosed.

EXCUSAL FOR VOLUNTEER SAFETY PERSONNEL (persons serving without compensation as firefighters or members of rescue squads or ambulance crews) and FOR PERSONS OVER THE AGE OF 70 will be granted if a request is submitted in writing to the Jury Administrator at the address above. You can mail your letter in the business reply envelope enclosed in your summons package.

PARKING CAN BE OBTAINED at Lakeview Garage located on lower Cherry Street. This garage is within three blocks of the Federal Courthouse Building (see enclosed map). You will be reimbursed $5.00 for a half-day of service and $10.00 for a full day of service.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION reimbursement (except taxi service) is allowed. Should you use this type of transportation, please mention this to the Jury Administrator when you check in for service and provide a receipt if the cost of public transportation is over $5.00.

DIRECTIONS and a map to the Courthouse are included in the summons package.