Take Our Kids to Work Day 2019
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
Organized by volunteers from Chambers, the Clerk’s Office, U.S. Probation Office, and U.S. Marshals Service, and co-sponsored by FBA-NOVA, this event is designed to give children a glimpse into their parents’ working world and an understanding of the many facets of a federal courthouse.
|8:15am||Registration (Jury Assembly Room, 3d Floor)
|8:30am||Welcome Address by Judge Trenga|
Explosives Detection K9 "Wanda" Presentation | Arron Rhodenizer, Deputy U.S. Marshal
Interactions with Law Enforcement | Greg Sokolewicz and Charles Bradley, Deputy U.S. Marshals
Probation Tools and Technology Demonstration | Paul Arnett, Supervising U.S. Probation Officer
Cyber Crimes Investigations and Digital Safety | Jillian Eltzroth, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
|10:30am||Mock Trial, performed by law clerks | Judge Nachmanoff|
|12:00pm||Tour of Mobile Command and Bearcat Vehicle | U.S. Marshals Service
|2:00pm|| Observation of Actual Courtroom Proceedings | Judge Buchanan
Q&A Session | Judge Buchanan, Geremy Kamens (Federal Public Defender), Zachary Terwilliger (U.S. Attorney)
|3:00pm||Closing Ceremony (Jury Assembly Room, 3d Floor)|
Please see below for registration information. Space is limited, so register early!
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Recommended for 2nd-12th graders. K-1st graders may participate only if accompanied by an adult. Other parents may attend if volunteering (see below).
Exciting and informative presentations from judges, lawyers, probation officers, marshals, and courthouse staff. See program schedule for more information.
The program will run from 8:15am to 3:15pm. Parents are asked to arrive on time to expedite registration check-in and return by 3:00pm to facilitate pick-up.
Registration check-in and the closing ceremony will both take place in the Jury Assembly Room on the third floor of the Albert V. Bryan Federal Courthouse.
The registration fee is $10 per child to help cover the cost of keepsakes. A fee waiver is available upon request (please see below).
Due to space limitations, we are unable to accommodate all parents who wish to observe the programming.
If you would like to remain with your child(ren) during some or all of the program, we ask that you sign up as a parent volunteer using the form below.
Registration fees are nonrefundable. If you would like to request a fee waiver, or have any questions about the program, please contact the Program Co-Chair.
$10 per child
If registering multiple children, please add each child to the cart one at a time (“quantity” should always be “1”).