(501) 975-3755

Judge Paula Juels Jones-NLR District Court , NLR Teen Court Founder.  Judge Jones has been an attorney for 119 years and has been a judge for 2 years.  She handles criminal and civil cases.  She helps train teen court volunteers and presides over teen court cases.  Her community involvement includes serving on the boards of Central Arkansas Boys and Girls Clubs, Argenta Community Theater, Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame, The NLRHS Wildcat Foundation and Ace for the Cure.

Christina Yielding– Case Manager NLR City Attorney’s Office and NLR Teen Court.  Christina has been at the NLR City Attorney’s Office for 19 years.  Her duties for NLR Teen Court include organizing court days, budget expenditures and various paperwork to participants.  Outside of Teen Court she volunteers for NLR Pal Program. Phone (501)975-3755, cyielding@nlr.ar.gov

Teacher Sponsors: Our teacher sponsors are responsible for recruiting students for the program and they also host meetings of NLR Teen Court. The teachers are a point of contact on a daily basis for the participant students.  They also attend and help organize the court sessions.

Kim Stanley, NLRHS, stanleyk@nlrsd.org

Autumn Thomas, NLRHS, thomasa@nlrsd.org

Volunteer Attorneys and Judges: 

  • Will Jones, Assistant Attorney General, Ark. Attorney General’s Office
  • Nicole Paladino, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Pulaski County
  • Tjuana Byrd, Assistant City Attorney

If you would like to volunteer with NLR Teen Court please contact Christina Yielding at 501-975-3755 or at cyielding@nlr.ar.gov.