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Teen Court Defense Attorney
Lake County Teen Court

Location
Tavares, FL 32778

Minimum Qualifications
Must be between 12 and 17 years old
Job Summary

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.


Contact

The following packet of forms is required. Contact Stephanie Glass at (352) 742-6511 or email her at sglass@lakecountyfl.gov with any questions.

Teen Court Youth Volunteer Application Packet
Packet includes:
Teen Court Youth Volunteer Application Form
Volunteer Position Descriptions
Lake County Volunteer Application Form

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