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Press release from the Humboldt County Superior Court:


The Superior Court has received some applications since April, but we are still short! WE NEED MORE MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC WILLING TO SERVE ON THE 2024/2025 HUMBOLDT COUNTY CIVIL GRAND JURY. PLEASE APPLY AND HELP SERVE YOUR LOCAL COMMUNITY’S INTERESTS! Your public service is needed and will be greatly appreciated!!

The Humboldt Superior Court empanels 19 citizens to act as an independent body of the judicial system each fiscal year (term: July 1-June 30). The Court also encourages citizens to apply and be considered to serve as alternates if and when vacancies occur during the term of service. The Court accepts applications from citizens representing a broad cross-section of the Humboldt County community. The Civil Grand Jury is currently meeting in-person one day a week and via Zoom one day a week (their weekly meeting schedule and time commitment may vary from 10-30 hours).

The primary work of the civil grand jury is to investigate and review citizen complaints concerning the operations of city and county government as well as other tax supported and non-profit agencies and districts. Based on these reviews, the grand jury publishes its findings and reports recommending constructive actions to improve the quality and effectiveness of our local government. The civil grand jury does not review or consider criminal indictments.

For more information and the application process, please visit the Court’s web site at:

(this link)

or, contact Administration at 269-1245 with any questions you may have.

You may also download, complete, and email a Civil Grand Jury Questionnaire to: or we can email you an application. Thank you for your interest in serving your local community!