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Application Form


SSan Mateo County residents interested in being considered for Grand Jury duty can download the application form here and submit the completed form to the address on the application.

John C. Fitton
Jury Commissioner
Superior Court
400 County Center, 2nd Floor
Redwood City, Ca, 94063-1655

Dates for Application
and Notification of Selected Jurors

  1. San Mateo County citizens interested in applying for grand jury duty must submit the county grand jury application by MARCH 28th.
  2. You will be notified by mail if you are not selected.
  3. If you are selected, you will be scheduled for an interview. The number of applicants finally selected for random drawing is about 30 candidates
  4. In June, selected applicants are summoned to court where the random selection process is conducted. The 30 names are placed in a hopper and randomly drawn to determine the final 19 grand jurors. Normally an additional five are selected as alternatives who may be called to serve if one of the original 19 grand jurors cannot continue to serve.
  5. San Mateo Civil Grand Jurors serve from July 1 - June 31.