CrRLJ 6.1.1 JURY TERM (e) Criminal cases will be tried before a jury if jail is a possible sentence unless the defendant waives a jury in writing and the court consents to the waiver. A defendant who files a waiver of jury must file a request to withdraw the waiver within 10 days provided by the rules or before the pretrial hearing whichever first occurs. (f) Trial terms are set on the first and third Thursday/Friday of each month for the Municipal Courts; the second and fourth Wednesday, Thursday and Friday for District Court and the fifth Thursday/Friday for civil trials. Cases will be assigned for trial at the Tuesday readiness hearing one week prior to the assigned trial date. When two or more cases are ready they will go to trial in the order assigned by the Court at the Readiness Hearing.
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