Lake County Teen Court
Tavares, FL 32778
Must be between 12 and 17 years old
Uses the truth to present the defendant in a positive light.
Before court, defense attorneys interview the defendant to learn the circumstances surrounding the case. They also review police incident reports, witness statements, and intake summary sheets to prepare a well organized case that is supported by evidence. They are responsible for preparing opening statements, organizing a line of questioning that will elicit positive responses from the defendant, objecting to opposing counsel's statements when necessary and developing a closing argument that will discourage the jury from giving a harsh sentence. Training will be provided.
The following packet of forms is required. Contact Christina Whyte at 352-742-6510 or email her at email@example.com with any questions.
Teen Court Youth Volunteer Application Packet
Teen Court Youth Volunteer Application Form
Volunteer Position Descriptions
Lake County Volunteer Application Form
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