Skagit County District Court schedules tenth annual "Mock Trial" May 1
April 28, 2006
SKAGIT COUNTY PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release:
Dan Berentson, Communications Director, 360-419-3461, 360-770-1881 cell.
SKAGITCOUNTY – Judge David Svaren announces that Skagit County District Court will conduct the tenth annual “Mock Trial” in conjunction with Law Day on May 1, 2006. The "mock trial" will be held in Skagit County Superior Court Rm. #2 and begin at 9:00 am. Washington State Chief Justice Gerry Alexander will be on hand to observe the trial and will be the key note speaker at the annual Law Day Luncheon scheduled at at McIntyre Hall in Mount Vernon.
Fourteen students from the 5th 6th -7th grade classes and their principle Ms. Woodmansee and teacher Ms. Vanderkooy at Mount VernonViewcrestChristianSchool will be participating in the “Mock Trial.” Judge Skelton, Ms. Deblynne Whittlesey and Ms. Marcella Sheridan of Skagit County District Court, Ms. Toni Guzzo, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney and Mr. Corbin Volluz, a local attorney are currently involved in working with the class to help them prepare the trial.
For further information, contact Pam Springer at 360-336-9319