500 Mulberry Street - Room 411, Des Moines, IA 50309
Des Moines County
Phone Number: 515-286-3198
Judge or Clerk: Chief Judge, Arthur E. Gamble; District 5 Court Administrator
Additional: Adair, Adams, Clarke, Dallas, Decatur, Guthrie, Jasper, Lucas, Madison, Marion, Polk, Ringgold, Taylor, Union, Warren, Wayne
- *Not location specific. Call, or visit the court's website if listed above.
- How was I chosen? - Jurors are picked at random from lists of registered voters, people with driver's licenses, or those with state issued ID cards.
- What are the exemptions? Depending on local laws and specific court policies, exemptions MAY include persons over age 70, and those having recently served on a jury (usually within 1-3 years depending on county policy). In the state of Iowa, there are no automatic professional or government employee exemptions. If any of these apply to you, contact the court to verify they observe the exemption.
- Go to our Jury Duty FAQ page for more on exceptions, requirements, pay, dress code, and other questions you might have.
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Polk County District Courthouse
500 Mulberry Street
0.0 mile away
1111 East Court
0.4 mile away
Iowa Court of Appeals
Judicial Branch Building; 1111 East Court Avenue
0.8 mile away