Applicants Needed

Contra Costa County is Now Accepting Applications for the 2024-2025 Civil Grand Jury!

The Deadline to apply for the 2024-2025 term is March 22, 2024

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 14, 2024.

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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