Foreperson and Pro Tem Workshops

California Grand Jurors’ Association
Foreperson and Pro Tem Workshop

CGJA will offer four foreperson and pro tem workshops in 2018:

Saturday, July 14, in San Mateo

Monday, July 16, in Sacramento

Saturday, July 21, in Redding

Monday, July 30, in Visalia

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

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

The cost is $65 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 Form


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 anyone wanting to spend the night. Attendees should contact the hotel directly to make a reservation prior to the cutoff date. When making a reservation, be sure to ask for the California Grand Jurors’ Association (CGJA) special rate. Do not book through the Internet unless indicated.


San Mateo, Saturday, July 14

Hilton Garden Inn San Mateo

2000 Bridgepointe Circle, San Mateo, Ca 94404 (650) 356-6109

Book here:

Special room rate of $139 per night king, or $159 two queens, plus tax and fees, if booked by July 10, 2018; Rate includes a buffet breakfast.


Sacramento, Monday, July 16

Crowne Plaza Sacramento

5321 Date Avenue, Sacramento, Ca 95815 (916) 338-5800

Special room rate $119 per night plus tax and fees, if booked by July 1, 2018


Redding, Saturday, July 21

Holiday Inn and Convention Center

1900 Hilltop Drive, Redding, Ca 96002 (530) 221-7500

Special room rate $93 per night plus tax and fees, if booked by July 13, 2018, group code GUR


Visalia, Monday, July 30

Wyndham Hotel Visalia

9000 West Airport Drive, Visalia, ca 93277 (559) 651-5000

Special room rate $84 per night plus tax and fees, if booked by July 22, 2018, ask for the Grand Jurors rate.