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Gregory Volz, JD
Youth Courts: Peer Justice Platform for Youth Development
Gregory (Gregg) Volz is a public interest lawyer whose career has focused on legal and economic strategies to help disadvantaged populations. He currently serves as Director of Youth Courts and Instructor for Law & Justice at Harcum College.
Previously, Gregg worked in private law practice, dividing his time between corporate litigation and the development of youth courts in Chester, Pennsylvania. As a Stoneleigh Fellow from 2009-2013, Gregg worked to expand the Chester High School youth court and create mechanisms for its sustainability and replicability. Prior to his Fellowship, he served as Executive Director of Delaware County Legal Assistance, where he integrated the organization’s workforce, economic, and community development efforts and implemented various anti-poverty and youth engagement strategies. Gregg began his career as a Staff Attorney for Legal Services of Indiana and as an Appeals Referee at the Indiana Employment Security Division. During that time, he also became the first President of the Evansville Coalition for the Homeless.
Gregg holds a BA in psychology, an MS in counseling and guidance, and a JD from the University of Indiana-Bloomington.
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