Grand Jury applications now being accepted

Press release

By on Mon, February 23, 2009

Applications are now being accepted for membership in the county’s Civil Grand Jury for year beginning in July. The deadline is April 17.

Any resident of San Mateo County for more than one year who is a citizen of the United States, 18 years of age or older, of ordinary intelligence, sound judgment and good character, with sufficient knowledge of the English language is eligible. Elected public officials are not eligible.

The Court encourages all interested individuals to apply.  The Court strives to obtain a cross section of the county population.  After the completion of an interview process by Judge Cretan, jurors will be selected through a random draw.

Application forms can be obtained by writing Grand Jury Clerk, Court Executive Office, 400 County Center, Redwood City, CA   94063 or telephoning (650) 599-1711.