Legal Advisors' Workshops

California Grand Jurors’ Association
Legal Advisors’ Training and Workshops

The State Bar has approved CGJA as an MCLE provider. CGJA will offer MCLE credit for legal adivsors' training in 2018 in conjunction with two of our two-day regional training seminars:


Tuesday and Wednesday, July 17 and 18 in Sacramento

Tuesday and Wednesday, July 31 and August 1 in Visalia

The seminars will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end by 4:00 p.m. both days.

The separate Legal Advisors' Workshop will be conducted from 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on the second day of each of these two seminars.

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


Attorneys who provide civil legal services to grand juries are invited to attend one of these two-day regional seminars, which will include a separate Legal Advisors' Workshop as a breakout session during the morning of the second day. As an alternative, they may choose to attend only the Legal Advisors' Workshop. The cost is $50 per person either way, and includes the 2018-2019 CGJA Training Manual, the 2018 Legal Advisors' Guide, and the Compendium of California Grand Jury Law.

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


Registration Form


Program and MCLE Credit Description:

The classes presented during the two-day regional seminar are described under Regional Training Seminars. MCLE credit will be given for attendance at the "Grand Jury Law" class (.75 credit hours) and "Legal Topics" class (1.25 credit hours) the first day of the two-day seminar..

The Legal Advisors’ Workshop (8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. the second day of the regional seminar) is a round-table session focusing on the attorney’s role in providing legal services to the grand jury in connection with its civil investigatory functions. Topics will include grand jury jurisdiction; advisors’ conflicts and ethical walls; defamation avoidance; grand juror misconduct and discharge, including due process concerns; and reviewing grand jury reports for legal compliance. Three MCLE credit hours will be given for attendance at the Legal Advisors' Workshop.

Attorneys may choose to attend both days of the seminar, or only the workshop.

Note that there will not be a workshop at the Redding Regional Seminar and no MCLE credit will be offered for the seminar classes at that location.


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 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.


Sacramento, July 17 and 18

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


Visalia, July 31 and August 1

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.