IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

IN AND FOR PINELLAS COUNTY, FLORIDA

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. PI-CIR-02-57

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RE:†††† JURY SELECTION - PINELLAS COUNTY

††††††††††† In accordance with Chapter 40, Florida Statutes; and

 

††††††††††† In order to provide an adequate number of jurors for service in the courts of Pinellas County, it is necessary to obtain from the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle database the names of prospective jurors to be selected therefrom at random, it is therefore,

 

††††††††††† ORDERED:

 

††††††††††† Karleen F. DeBlaker, Clerk of the Circuit Court for Pinellas County shall:

 

††††††††††† 1.†††††††† Cause the approved jury selection system to be used each quarter for the random

selection of the names of persons from the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle

database to serve as jurors in the courts of Pinellas County.The database shall be the source

from which the names of persons for jury service are to be drawn as required for the Courts in

Pinellas County.

 

††††††††††† 2.†††††††† Add to the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle database the names

and addresses of eligible persons who complete an Application for Jury Service and, permanently retain such names in the database until no longer eligible for jury service.

 

††††††††††† 3.†††††††† Submit information monthly about prospective jurors to the Florida Department

of Law Enforcement.

 

††††††††††† 4.†††††††† Request prospective jurors selected for the specified service to complete

questionnaires as attached in order to aid and shorten the voir dire examination in the trial cases before the courts.

 

††††††††††† 5.†††††††† Summon jurors for service at the Judicial Building, 545-1st Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL and the 501 County Building, St. Petersburg, FL, from the Southern Jury District.

 

††††††††††† 6.†††††††† Summon jurors for service at the Clearwater Courthouse at 315 Court Street,

Clearwater, FL and the Old Historic Courthouse, 324 S. Ft. Harrison Avenue, Clearwater, FL,

from the Northern Jury District.

 

††††††††††† 7.†††††††† Summon jurors for service at the Pinellas County Criminal Justice Center located

at 14250 49th Street North, Clearwater, FL, from the combined North and South Districts.

 

††††††††††† 8.†††††††† Include in the jury summons and questionnaire mailing information relative to

statutory disqualifications in accordance with Section 40.013, Florida Statutes, and provide persons an opportunity to request such statutory disqualification or excuse in writing.

 

††††††††††† 9.†††††††† Provide in the jury selection process for the mailing of a summons to those

persons whose jury service has been postponed to a later date by the court.

 

††††††††††† Administrative Order PI-CIR-01-59 is hereby rescinded.

 

††††††††††† DONE AND ORDERED in Chambers at St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida,

this 16th day of October, 2002.

 

 

_/______________________________

David A. Demers, Chief Judge


JUROR VOIR DIRE QUESTIONNAIRE

 

 

 

My Juror Number Is:††††† ___________________††††††††††††††††††††† PLEASE PRESS FIRMLY

 

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† date: ______________________________

 

NAME:

_____________________________________________________________________________________________

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† LAST†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† FIRST†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† MIDDLE

 

††††††††††† AGE††††††† ___________††††††††††††††††††††† MARITAL STATUS†††††††††† _________________

 

have you ever reported to serve as a juror anywhere before?†† yes _____no _____

 

††††††††††† if so:civil____________________ criminal††††††††††† _____________________

 

if yes, were you selected to serve on a trial?†† yes††††††††††† ________ no __________

 

have you or any member of your immediate family or any close friend:

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† yes†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† no

 

 

††††††††††† 1.†††††††† been in law enforcement work?††††††††††††† _____††††††††††††††††††††††††† _____

 

††††††††††† 2.†††††††† been a witness to a crime?†††††††††††††††††††††††††† _____††††††††††††††††††††††††† _____

 

††††††††††† 3.†††††††† been the victim of a crime?††††††††††††††††††††††††† _____††††††††††††††††††††††††† _____

 

††††††††††† 4.†††††††† been accused of a crime?††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† _____††††††††††††††††††††††††† _____

 

 

occupation††††††††† __________________________________________________________________

 

employer†† __________________________________________________________________

 

spouseís occupation†† ______________________________________________________

 

spouseís employer††††††††††††††††††† ______________________________________________________

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ____________________________________

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† JUROR signature


CIRCUIT COURT, PINELLAS COUNTY, FLORIDA

CIVIL DIVISION

JUROR VOIR DIRE QUESTIONNAIRE

 

My Juror Number:††††††† _____________††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† PLEASE PRESS FIRMLY

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† DATE:†† ______________________________

name

______________________________________________________________________________

††††††††††††††††††††††† last†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† first††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† middle

 

home address††††† ____________________________________________________________

 

years of residence in florida:†††††† _____________

 

former residence††††††††† ____________________________________________________________

 

marital status: (married, single, divorced, widow or widower)†††††††† __________________

 

your occupation and employer:________________________________________________

 

if you are not now employed, give your last occupation and employer:††††††††††† ____________

 

______________________________________________________________________________

 

if married, name and occupation of husband or wife:†††† ______________________________

 

______________________________________________________________________________

 

have you served as a juror before?††††††† __________________________________________

 

have you or any member of your immediate family been a party to any lawsuit?††††††††††† ______

 

______________________________________________________________________________

 

if so, when and in what court?†††† ________________________________________________

 

are you either a close friend of or related to any law enforcement officer?††††††††††† ______

 

has a claim for personal injuries ever been made against you or any member of your

family?††††††† __________________________________________________________________

 

have you or any member of your family ever made any claim for personal injuries?___

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† __________________________________________

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jurorís signature