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Applications for Contra Costa County Grand Jury Services Sought

Press Release

by ECT
Contra Costa County Seal

The Contra Costa County Superior Court is accepting applications for additional jurors to serve on the Civil Grand Jury for the remaining Fiscal Year 2022-2023 term.

The Civil Grand Jury is made up of 19 members who serve for one year, July through June, to monitor, review and report on city and county governments, special districts and school districts.

Grand jurors must be a United States citizen, 18 years of age or older, who have been a resident of Contra Costa County for at least one year prior to selection. They cannot currently hold any elected position within the county. Applicants should have reliable transportation to Martinez, and must be prepared to devote at least 30 hours per week to Civil Grand Jury services. Applicants should have access to a computer, be familiar with Microsoft Word, and be able to send and receive email. Citizens who work should apply only if they can be released from their jobs to perform the jury duties.

Applicants selected will be fingerprinted and undergo a background check.

Jurors receive a stipend for attending fully jury and committee meetings and are reimbursed 62.5 cents per mile for allowable jury travel.

Persons interested in applying may contact the Office of the Civil Grand Jury at (925) 608-2621, or visit the website www.cc-courts.org/grandjury to receive additional information regarding service on the Civil Grand Jury and to obtain an application.

Application deadline is Monday, October 31, 2022.

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