The Mental Health Court Newsletter

The Martin County Mental Health Court Newsletter

March, 2022 Edition

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Introduction - Letter from the Judge

The Nineteenth Judicial Circuit is in the process of implementing a new problem-solving court in Okeechobee County called Early Childhood Court. The goal of Early Childhood Court is to improve child safety and well-being, heal trauma and repair the parent/child relationship while promoting timely permanency and helping to prevent the…

Judge White at mock trial

Mrs. Gagliano and South Elementary School's 5th-grade gifted students have been working on a unit on the legal system. Their culminating project - a mock trial, took place at the Okeechobee County Courthouse, courtroom B. Public Defender, Keandrea Davis assisted the defense team, and Assistant State Attorney Ashley Albright assisted…

Your Courts Up Close 2022 finalized on March 8th with appearances by Judges Levin, Stone, Isenhower, and McNicholas. Judge Levin spoke about the importance and benefits of Drug Court to our circuit and its constituents. Freshman Judge, Robyn Stone was introduced, and briefly spoke about her experience with judicial college and the…

Dogs for Life

On March 1, 2022, the Indian River County Veterans Treatment Court team visited Dogs for Life, Inc. in Vero Beach. Dogs for Life, Inc. was established to improve the quality of life for veterans and other individuals with disabilities through training hearing and service dogs. The specially trained dogs help to enrich the lives of…

Chief Judge Charles Schwab

March 1, 2022 was the second evening's session of Your Courts Up Close 2022. Presenters included Chief Judge Charles Schwab, Circuit Judge Rebecca White, and Magistrate Leatha Mullins as Judge Daryl Isenhower facilitated the session for all attendees. Judge White discussed Early Childhood Court, which is a new specialty court that she…


The opening session of Your Courts Up Close 2022 was held virtually on February 22nd, with two more sessions scheduled for March 1st and March 8th. Judge Isenhower commenced with the opening remarks, followed by Judge Alonzo explaining the Judicial selection process and the different methods used. Participants asked many good…

Your Court Up Close 2022

Established in 2017, Your Courts Up Close gives participants a behind-the-scenes look at the court system.

St. Lucie County Judge Daryl Isenhower, the program’s creator, facilitates the presentations made by local judges on a variety of topics.

This year, three sessions will be held in the evening of February 22nd,…

The Mental Health Court Newsletter

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Judges Steele and Waters talking

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