New Grand Jury Applicant

The following are some of the statutory qualifications for service as a Kern County Grand Juror. You must be a citizen of the United States; you must have resided in the County of Kern for the past year; you must be 18 years of age or older; you must have sufficient knowledge of the English language; you must not have served as a Grand Juror in any other county in California within the past year; you must not have been convicted of malfeasance in office or of any felony crime; and you may not be currently serving as an elected public official.

Basic Information

Personal Information
Pursuant to CA Penal Code § 893, please answer the following questions:

Demographic Data

Required pursuant to California rules of court, rule 10.625

What is your education background?

(you may select more than one category)

Professional Data

Community Service

Background Information

Service Commitment


Please assist the Court in evaluating its grand jury recuritment strategies by indicating all of the sources from which you learned about service on the Kern County Grand Jury.

Final Agreements
Pursuant to penal code section 903.2. I understand an investigation that will include a criminal record check will be conducted to help determine my eligibilty to serve as a grand juror.
I understand that I will be required to attend a mandatory Grand Jury Information Overview meeting on April 2, 2020 and a two-day training on July 6, and July 7, 2020 (Unless otherwise notified by superior court)
If I am seated as a Grand Juror, I will be available 4 days per week (Mon - Thur, approx. 8:00am - 2:00pm) for Grand Jury work for one fiscal year from July 2020 through June 2021.
I further understand if my name is drawn as an alternate, I will remain available for one year to serve as a member of the Grand Jury if called upon.