December 17, 2018

Good Afternoon, 

My name is Rachel Johnson and I am the incoming Court Coordinator for the Eastern Jackson County Youth Court. I will officially be on as of January 1, 2019. However I would like to take this time to say congratulations and happy retirement to Sally Rast...

August 13, 2018

As we send our 2018 seniors off to their colleges all around the area we welcome in our new 2019 Senior Class. These Seniors are now beginning judges training and will be taking on the task throughout the upcoming school year.

Welcome Jesse, Hayden, and Michael. 

August 2, 2018

Our Volunteers came out on Saturday to help the Community Service League fill about 1,000 backpacks! Thank you to all the hard work that you put in on a Saturday to help your community!

June 9, 2018

Our annual Youth Court fundraiser was held on April 25, 2018.  We want to especially thank Dr. Brad Welle and the Grain Valley school district for their help making this year's event another successful one.

 We would also like to thank the above donors for their continu...

January 4, 2018

Our 2017-2018 Youth Court Attorney Graduation was held November 20, 2017 at the Fort Osage Performing Arts Center.

 Some members of the Eastern Jackson County Youth Court Executive Board were in attendance.

The Executive Director, Judge Susan Watkins gave the presentatio...

November 21, 2017

Our third annual fundraiser was held on September 21, 2017, at the Grain Valley Community Center.  This year we tried something a little different and it was a great success. Everyone had fun and we raised the most money yet in our fundraising endeavors.

 Delicious home...

Training for new attorneys will begin September 27, 2017 in Independence. Only two sessions of training will take place in Independence, the rest will take place in Grain Valley in the municipal courtroom chambers.

Packets will be delivered in late August to all the loc...

March 24, 2016

I've known Kyle personally since he was virtually a toddler.  Judge Watkins would bring him to the office and he pretty much made himself at home.

 

From Kyle:

 

Senior 2016 Fort Osage High School

Member of Youth Court since 2009

I enjoy having a positive impact on the juven...

February 3, 2016

In November 2015 new trainee volunteer attorneys were sworn in at a ceremony that took place at the Fort Osage High School Performing Arts Center.  A total of about 41 attorneys from both Eastern Jackson County Youth Court and Independence Youth Court  took the oath fr...

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