Volunteering to work for Teen Court is an educational and rewarding opportunity for both teens and adults. Volunteers are welcome to attend Teen Court Sessions and participate if desired. Teen Court is held on selected Monday evenings in the Bi-State Justice Building, Texas Municipal Court-room. Volunteers should arrive no later than 5:15 p.m. Court begins at 5:30 p.m.
Teens, ages 13 - 18 and currently enrolled in a secondary school of education, may serve as:
Those teens wishing to be attorneys must attend a one day training session.
Adult assistance is needed during court sessions and in the Teen Court office. Duties include:
Enrolling defendants and volunteers
Monitoring court sessions
Training teen volunteers
Practicing attorneys are needed to serve as judges and to assist in training teen attorneys.