Youth Court Students


Youth Court Speaker Bios

David Keller Trevaskis, Esquire
Pro Bono Coordinator Pennsylvania Bar Association

David Keller Trevaskis, Esquire, is an attorney and former third grade teacher with a Master’s Degree in Education. Trevaskis is the Pro Bono Coordinator for Legal Services for the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA), responsible for helping local bar associations, legal aid programs and other groups who offer legal services across the Commonwealth improve the access to justice for the neediest among us. He also promotes civic education through such organizations as the PBA, the Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies (PCSS) and Law, Education and PEACE for Kids (LEAP-Kids). Read David's Full Bio

Katrina Charland
Director, Bethlehem Youth Court

Mrs. Charland is currently the Executive Director of Bethlehem Youth Court, a non-profit diversion program for youth who have committed first time, low-level offenses in the community. Her experience in the field of juvenile justice advocacy spans over a decade. She has been involved with Youth Courts for the past thirteen years, primarily as the Director of Bethlehem Youth Court. During that time she has served as both the Secretary and Co-President for the Association of New York State Youth Courts (ANYSYC). Read Mrs. Charland's Full Bio

Gregory L. Volvz

Trained 130 DLS students- placing them in school-based youth courts. Coordinated judicial/public interest externships and oversaw Directed Research course resulting in youth court and systems change white papers. Member of Trauma Informed Education Coalition. Authored 3 youth court training manuals for teachers, students, and volunteers. Read Gregory's Full Bio


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Youth Court Seminar Resources

A Tale of Two Schools (.jpg)

Liz Kuh Youth Court Presentation (.pptx) (Thank you to Bruce Perry, MD, PhD and The Neurosequential Network)
Katrina Charland Presentation (.pptx)
Noah Bein DC Bar215 session (.pptx)
Lancaster County DA TIC Powerpoint (PDF)

Clearinghouse (PDF)
NCTSN Resource for Prosecutors (PDF)

Youth Court Seminar Itinerary (.doc)
Youth Court Law Review Articles (.doc)

PCSS 9/11 Twentieth Anniversary Project

Youth Court Evaluations

Webinar CLE Verification Evaluation (PDF)
Evaluation Form (.doc)