Take Our Kids to Work Day

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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.

Program Schedule

8:15am Registration (Jury Assembly Room, 3d Floor)
8:45am Welcome Address
9:00am 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 | TBD
10:30am Mock Trial, performed by law clerks | Judge Nachmanoff
12:00pm Tour of Mobile Command and Bearcat Vehicle | U.S. Marshals Service
Lunch
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!

United States v. Bruce Wayne     18 U.S.C. § 113(a)(3) assault with a dangerous weapon

United States v. Bruce Wayne
18 U.S.C. § 113(a)(3) assault with a dangerous weapon


Thursday, April 25, 2019

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WHO

Recommended for 2nd-12th graders. K-1st graders may participate only if accompanied by an adult. Other parents may attend if volunteering (see below).

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WHAT

Exciting and informative presentations from judges, lawyers, probation officers, marshals, and courthouse staff. See program schedule for more information.

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WHEN

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.

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WHERE

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.

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COST

The registration fee is $10 per child to help cover the cost of keepsakes. A fee waiver is available upon request (please see below).

FORMS

An Excused Absence Form is available to download. However, please consult with your child’s school to determine their excused-absence policy.


 

Volunteer

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.

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Please indicate which time slot(s) you are available to help. We will email you with your assigned slot a week before the program.
 

Register

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.

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$10 per child

If registering multiple children, please add each child to the cart one at a time (“quantity” should always be “1”).

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