St. Lucie County Judge Daryl Isenhower from the Nineteenth Circuit is pictured with a group of graduates in 2019
Established in 2017, Your Courts Up Close is a free four week class that gives participants a behind-the-scenes look at the court system.
St. Lucie County Judge Daryl Isenhower, the program’s creator, facilitates the presentations made by local judges on a variety of topics.
Dates for Your Court Up Close 2020 are TBD. If you would like to pre-register, complete this:
Typically, Your Courts Up Close is held once a week for four consecutive weeks in February and March from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the Jury Assembly Room, located in St. Lucie County Courthouse at 218 South Second Street, Ft. Pierce, FL 34950.
Participants who complete at least 3 of the 4 sessions will receive a certificate of attendance.
The program content varies from year to year. Even past participants should learn something new.
Free parking on the street or in the public parking lot.
Please follow the signs and enter the building through the main entrance located near the parking garage. All attendees will be required to go through a security scan upon entering the building, so please do not bring pocket knives, nail files, scissors, or other items that could potentially be used as weapons.
The program begins promptly at 6:30 pm and ends at 8:30 pm. If you are unable to attend on the final evening but attend at least 3 nights, you can contact Court Administration at 772-807-4370 to arrange for certificate delivery to your home address upon conclusion of the program.
Coffee and water is available. Vending machines offer a variety of snacks.
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