City Court Academy

Court Academy

The City Court Academy provides high school students with the opportunity to work closely with professionals at Surprise City Court. Students shadow judges, attorneys, and other key court staff, perform essential tasks, participate in mock trials, and observe cases heard by the Arizona Supreme Court. This exclusive access helps inspire and prepare students for a career in law, while also serving to educate them on the local justice system.

Eligibility: Students in 9th – 12th grades.

Recruitment opens in November. Academy runs from January – May.

Schedule: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays from 3:30-5 p.m.