Can I still serve on a jury if I have a DUI? 25 Answers as of May 28, 2013

I got a jury summons in the mail yesterday. Will I still be able to serve if I have a criminal record? It's been 5 years since my DUI.

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Andersen Law PLLC
Andersen Law PLLC | Craig Andersen
Yes you can.
Answer Applies to: Washington
Replied: 3/6/2013
Connell-Savela | Jason Savela
Not a disqualifyer lots of people with DUIs sit on juries.
Answer Applies to: Colorado
Replied: 1/14/2013
Richard B. Jacobson & Associates, LLC | Richard B. Jacobson
If you do not have felony conviction, you can serve on a jury. OWI's are felonies starting with the 5th offense or with the fourth under certain circumstances. Consult an experienced lawyer in your area.
Answer Applies to: Wisconsin
Replied: 1/14/2013
Michael Breczinski
Michael Breczinski | Michael Breczinski
Yes only felonies disbar you from serving.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 1/11/2013
Dunnings Law Firm
Dunnings Law Firm | Steven Dunnings
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 5/28/2013
    Timothy J. Thill P.C.
    Timothy J. Thill P.C. | Timothy J. Thill
    You probably will not be selected for service on a jury, however, you must obey any summons you get, show up, and let the administrator determine if you are eligible. Also, during vior dire of a potential juror, you should inform the parties that you had the DUI.
    Answer Applies to: Illinois
    Replied: 1/11/2013
    Law Office of Jeff Yeh
    Law Office of Jeff Yeh | Jeff Yeh
    Yes you can serve. Practically every group of jurors will have at least 1 person who has a DUI.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 1/11/2013
    Lawrence Lewis
    Lawrence Lewis | Lawrence Lewis, PC
    Yes, because the DUI was a misdemeanor, only felonies exclude you from jury service.
    Answer Applies to: Georgia
    Replied: 1/11/2013
    Edward D. Flint  PLLC
    Edward D. Flint PLLC | Edward D. Flint
    Yes, you need to show up, you are not automatically disqualified unless you have a non-expunged felony on your record. You will need to disclose your DUI conviction and the lawyers and the judge will decide if you stay or go.
    Answer Applies to: Utah
    Replied: 1/11/2013
    The Fleming Law Firm, LLC | Tim W. Fleming
    Yes, unless the DUI was a felony. The lawyers may not pick you, but the information needs to be disclosed if asked.
    Answer Applies to: Alabama
    Replied: 1/11/2013
    Steven Dodge | Steven Dodge
    Yes you can still serve as a juror.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan
    Replied: 1/11/2013
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