Applicants Needed

The Application Period for the Contra Costa County Civil Grand Jury for 2023-2024 is Now Closed

The next recruitment for Civil Grand Jurors will be held in January 2024 for the 2024-2025 jury term

Contra Costa County residents are encouraged to apply for Grand Jury service.  Applications are screened for eligibility.  Judges interview potential jurors and select 30 qualified candidates.  A random drawing will be held to select the final 19 jurors and alternates at the impanelment ceremony on June 16, 2023.

Desirable Attributes of a Grand Juror

Grand Jury service is a volunteer position with modest monthly compensation for meetings and mileage.  Members receive a wealth of experience and provide a vital service to their community.  Desirable attributes include:

  • Good health
  • An open mind
  • Knowledge of and interest in local government and community affairs
  • Skill in working productively with others in a group setting where respect and patience are essential
  • Skill and experience in fact-finding, investigative techniques, and report writing 


To be considered for nomination to be a grand juror, you must meet the following legal requirements:

  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be a resident of Contra Costa County for at least one year immediately prior to the beginning go your service;
  • Possess intelligence, sound judgment, and a good character;
  • Have sufficient knowledge of the English Language to communicate orally and in writing.
You Cannot Be Considered:
  • If you are serving as a trial juror in any court in California
  • If you have been convicted of malfeasance in office or any other high crime;
  • if you are serving as an elected public officer.
Interested? Contact Court Administration at the Superior Court at 925-608-2621 or visit the website:  https://www.cc-courts.org/civil/grand-jury.aspx.,or Grand Jury Application

How to refer an issue for investigation: Call 925-608-2621 or submit an online form.

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