You asked if you should "appeal" your tickets, but convictions are appealed. Tickets can fought through a not guilty plea and trial. Disorderly conduct is either a minor misdemeanor or a fourth-degree misdemeanor under state law (it could be up to a first-degree misdemeanor under a local ordinance)
Whether it is worth fighting is a personal decision. Usually such a conviction will not cause you to lose a job, but in this economy, who knows? The facts you report sounds like underage consumption instead of disorderly conduct, but it is difficult to know without looking at the charging document.
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Did you plead guilty or were you convicted at trial? If the answer to both of those is no you should not appeal but you should hire an attorney to represent you in the criminal case. If the answer is yes and you have been convicted then the conversation gets a lot more complicated and deadlines important. If you have been convicted because of a guilty plea then appealling or withdrawing your plea are you only options and are much more difficult than winning the case in the first place. I suggest strongly that you consult privately with a criminal defense attorney asap due to potential deadlines. Many offer free initial consultations. Good luck.
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