Regional Grand Jury Training Seminars

California Grand Jurors’ Association
Regional Training Seminars


CGJA will offer three regional training seminars in 2019.

Tuesday and Wednesday, July 16-17 in Sacramento

Monday and Tuesday, July 22-23 in Redding

Tuesday and Wednesday, July 30-31 in Visalia

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

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

The cost is $100 per person for the seminar 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 two-day seminar provides grand jurors and alternates the knowledge and skills required to perform their basic civil oversight functions as grand jurors. Topics include grand jury law; local government structure and governance; legal topics such as how to avoid defamation, the grand jury’s legal advisors, and the transparency and ethics laws that apply to all local governments; how to conduct grand jury investigations and interviews; the basic principles of writing grand jury reports; and a workshop on grand jury collegiality.


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 curoff date. When making a reservation, be sure to ask for the California Grand Jurors' Association (CGJA) special rate. To insure you receive the special rate, do not book through the internet unless otherwise indicated.


Sacramento, July 16 and 17
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 reservations for Crowne Plaza


Redding, July 22 and 23
Holiday Inn and Convention Center
1900 Hilltop Drive, Redding, CA (530) 221-7500.
Special room rate $95 per might plus tax and fees
cutoff date July 12, 2019.
When calling the hotel make sure you tell them you are with CGJA.


Visalia, July 30 and 31
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.