Legal Advisors' Workshops

California Grand Jurors’ Association
Legal Advisors’ Training and Workshops


The 2019 Legal Advisors' Training and Workshops have been completed. Check back in early 2020 for next year's schedule.

Program and MCLE Credit Description:

The classes presented during the two-day regional seminar are described under Regional Training Seminars. MCLE credit will be given for attendance at the "Grand Jury Law" class (.75 credit hours) and "Legal Topics" class (1.25 credit hours) the first day of the two-day seminar..

The Legal Advisors’ Workshop (8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. the second day of the regional seminar) is a round-table session focusing on the attorney’s role in providing legal services to the grand jury in connection with its civil investigatory functions. Topics will include grand jury jurisdiction; advisors’ conflicts and ethical walls; defamation avoidance; grand juror misconduct and discharge, including due process concerns; and reviewing grand jury reports for legal compliance. Three MCLE credit hours will be given for attendance at the Legal Advisors' Workshop.

Attorneys may choose to attend both days of the seminar, or only the workshop.

Hotel Information

CGJA will reserve a block of rooms at a special rate for those wanting to spend the night. Attendees should contact the hotel directly to make a reservatioon prior to the cutoff date. When making a reservation, be sure to ask for the California Grand Jurors' Association (CGJA) special rate. To insure you get the special rate, do not book through the internet unless otherwise indicated..