Placer Superior Court seeks volunteers for grand jury

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The Superior Court of California, County of Placer is seeking applications from Placer County citizens interested in an opportunity to serve on the 2013-2014 grand jury. The one-year term begins on July 1 and ends on June 30, 2014.

To meet the minimum qualifications for service on the grand jury, applicants must be United States citizens who are 18 years of age or older, and have resided in Placer County for a minimum of one year immediately prior to becoming a grand juror.

Service on the grand jury requires a substantial investment of time, usually between 25 and 30 hours per month.

For more information, the current grand jury will sponsor two meet-and-greet sessions on the following dates to discuss the workings of the Grand Jury:

* April 15 at 6 p.m. at the Placer County Office of Education, Burns Room, 360 Nevada St. in Auburn.

* April 19 at 3 p.m. at the Santucci Justice Center Courthouse, Jury Assembly Room, second floor, 10820 Justice Center Drive in Roseville.

Additional information and applications for grand jury service are available by contacting the Court Executive Office at 408-6186 or by visiting the court’s website at

Application deadline is at 3 p.m. May 17.