Foreperson and Pro Tem Workshops

California Grand Jurors’ Association
Foreperson and Pro Tem Workshop


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CGJA is offering its 2021 Foreperson and Pro Tem Workshops remotely, conducted in two half-day sessions using Zoom.  The fee is $50 per person.  The following workshops will be presented in July of 2021 for those counties impaneling at that time.


Workshop ID#1           Thursday, July 8 and Friday July 9                                 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm   (registration deadline June 30)

Workshop ID#2            Wednesday, July 14 and Thursday July 15              1:30 pm - 4:30 pm   (registration deadline July 5)

Workshop ID#3            Monday, July 19 and Tuesday, July 20                         1:30 pm - 4:30 pm   (registration deadline July 12)


Download Registration Form                                                                 Online Registration Form

Program Description:

This workshop covers the leadership responsibilities of the foreperson, pro tem, and other officers of the grand jury. Topics include: how to get started; useful techniques for organizing, coordinating, and facilitating the grand jury’s work; team building; California law as it applies to the foreperson’s duties and responsibilities; the administrative and leadership roles of the foreperson and pro tem; dealing with interpersonal issues among jurors; and conflict resolution techniques. Participants take part in group activities to enhance the learning experience through the sharing of ideas.