Foreperson and Pro Tem Workshops

California Grand Jurors’ Association
Foreperson and Pro Tem Workshop


CGJA will offer four Foreperson and Pro Tem Workshops in 2020.


Saturday, July 11, in San Mateo (Foster City)

Wednesday, July 15, in Sacramento

Saturday, July 18, in Redding

Wednesday, July 22, in Bakersfield

(See below for information on each location and hotel room rates)

The workshops will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end by 4:00 p.m.

The cost is $70 per person for the workshop and training materials.

Coffee and light snacks will be provided in the morning only. Lunch is not included, but
will be available in the hotel or at nearby restaurants.


Registration opens in May 2020


Program Description:

This one-day 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.


Hotel Information:

CGJA has reserved a block of rooms at a special rate for those wanting to spend the night. Attendees should contact the hotel directly to make reservations prior to the cutoff date. When making a reservation, be sure to ask for the California Grand Jurors' Association (CGJA) special rate. To insure the special rate, do not book through the internet unless otherwise indicated.


San Mateo (Foster City), July 11
Hilton Garden Inn
2000 Bridgepoint Circle, San Mateo, CA
Special room rate $139 per night king, or $159 two queens, plus tax and fees
Call Maribel DelaCruz at (650) 356-6109 or email: to reserve.


Sacramento (Natomas), July 15
Four Points by Sheraton
4900 Duckhorn Dr., Sacramento, CA
Special room rate $179 per night plus tax and fees; includes hot breakfast and
free airport shuttle;
cutoff date July 5, 2020.
Call the hotel directly at (916) 263-9000


Redding, July 18
Holiday Inn and Convention Center
1900 Hilltop Drive, Redding, CA
Special room rate $95 per night plus tax and fees; cutoff date July 10, 2020.
Call hotel directly at (530) 221-7500 or
for online reservations go to Holiday Inn. Use group code GJA.


Bakersfield, July 22
Four Points by Sheraton
501 California Ave., Bakersfield, CA
Special room rate $90 per night plus tax and fees; cutoff date July 15, 2020.
Call the hotel directly at (661) 862-7425