Foreperson and Pro Tem Workshops

California Grand Jurors’ Association
Foreperson and Pro Tem Workshop


CGJA will offer four foreperson and pro tem workshops in 2019.


Saturday, July 13, in San Mateo (Foster City)

Monday, July 15, in Sacramento

Saturday, July 20, in Redding

Monday, July 29, 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 4:30 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.


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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 13
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, July 15
Crown Plaza Hotel
5321 Date Avenue, Sacramento, CA (916) 338-5800 or (877) 507-0054
Special room rate $119 per night plus tax and fees
cutoff date June 30, 2019.
Online registration for Crowne Plaza


Redding, July 20
Holiday Inn and Convention Center
1900 Hilltop Drive, Redding, CA (530) 221-7500
Special room rate $95 per night plus tax and fees
cutoff date July 12, 2019
When calling the hotel make sure you tell them you are with CGJA.


Visalia, July 29
Wyndham Hotel Visalia
9000 W. Airport Drive, Visalia, CA (559) 651-5000
Special room rate $84 per night plus tax and fees
cutoff date July 21, 2019
Call the hotel directly or register online here.