Juvenile Court


Dawn A. Palermo, Judicial Administrator
E-Mail:  dpalermo@jpjc.org
P.O. Box 1900
Harvey, LA 70059
504-367-3500
Fax: 504-227-0707

Timothy Tyler, Deputy Judicial Administrator
E-Mail:  ttyler@jpjc.org
P.O. Box 1900
Harvey, LA 70059
504-367-3500
Fax: 504-263-6363

Courtney Schroeder, Deputy Judicial Administrator
E-Mail: cschroeder@jpjc.org
P.O. Box 1900
Harvey, LA 70059
504-367-3500
Fax: 504-263-6363

Core Values: INTEGRITY, SERVICE, EFFICIENCY

Vision: To be the premier juvenile court in America

Agency Mission: The mission of the Jefferson Parish Juvenile Court is to fairly and impartially decide cases and administer justice through the comprehensive delivery of services to children and families, and the community so children reach their full potential and the community functions in the best interest of children.

DRUG COURT

Courtney Schroeder, Drug Court Coordinator
E-Mail:  cschroeder@jpjc.org
Program Goal: The mission of the Juvenile Drug Court is to increase the sobriety of alcohol- and drug-related offenders thereby decreasing the number of repeat crimes and returning offenders to society as abiding citizens.
Cost: None
Geographic Area Served: East and West Banks of Jefferson Parish
Population Served/Eligibility: Males and females through age 18 eligible for Juvenile Court
Program Entry: Referral by court or probation officer
Assessment: Personal interview, therapeutic assessment, possible psychological/psychiatric evaluation while in treatment

FINS (Families In Need of Services)

Jonathan Winfrey, FINS Director
E-Mail:  jwinfrey@jpjc.org
Cost: None
Geographic Area Served: East and West Banks of Jefferson Parish
Population Served/Eligibility: Males and females to age 17 who are status offenders with misconduct of which only a juvenile can be guilty
Program Entry: Referral by self/family, school, court, mental health professional or agency
Assessment: Personal interview, psychological and psychiatric evaluation if indicated

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday