Judge Charles Van Orden and the new CASA volunteers Barbara Warden, Keva Weir, and Michael LubawskiCourt Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for the Highland Lakes Area Announces Graduation of New CASA Class and Spring Volunteer Training

Judge Charles Van Orden, the associate judge assigned to the Texas Child Protection Court of the Hill Country, conducted a swearing-in of three new CASA for the Highland Lakes Advocates on February 7, 2104, in Burnet.  CASA for the Highland Lakes Area serves Llano, Lampasas, Burnet, Blanco and San Saba counties.  The new CASA advocates are Barbara Warden, Keva Weir, and Michael Lubawski, pictured with Judge Van Orden.

All of the new CASAs have accepted cases and are advocating on behalf of abused and neglected children in the five counties we serve. 

In 2013, CASA for the Highland Lakes Area advocated on behalf of, and facilitated therapeutic and legal resolution for over 200 children.  Since January 2014, we have received many new children into care.

CASA volunteers provided a voice for abused and neglected children in the five counties of Blanco, Burnet, Lampasas, Llano and San Saba.  Our small victims need big voices.  Won’t you speak up for a child in crisis?

Volunteer Training will begin the week of March 3, 2014.  The training is offered at the CASA office in Kingsland

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