Do you love CSI and Law and Order? Have you dreamed about a career in criminal justice? If so, then this is the shadow opportunity for you. Shadow a superior court judge who handles cases involving domestic, child or elder abuse. Meet prosecuting and defense attorneys as well as other criminal justice partners. As the subject matter is highly sensitive, do not apply for this shadow opportunity if violence is a trigger issue for you.
Shadow superior court judge
Shadow superior court judge assigned to hear criminal cases involving family violence. If you are allergic to dust, take any allergy medications before you arrive to the courthouse, as the courthouse is old and sometimes very dusty. Bring your own if dietary issues.
Superior Court, State of California, County of Santa Clara
Hall of Justice, 190 W. Hedding St., San Jose, CA
9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Once you enter the Hall of Justice and go through the metal detectors (do not bring any contraband, no pocket knives, no lighters), turn right and head for the elevators/stairs to go to the second floor. Department 44 is on the second floor. Knock on th
Please bring your own snacks. If you have food restrictions or dietary issues, please bring a bag lunch for yourself. Otherwise, I will take you to lunch. Please also bring a jacket or sweater to wear in case the courtroom is cold. If you are allergic to dust, take any allergy medications before you arrive to the courthouse, as the courthouse is old and sometimes very dusty.
Please dress in skirt/slacks/collared shirt for young men; no midriff-bearing shirts or short-short skirts. Dress conservatively. No jeans.