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Chicago SLI

Chicago SLI

What:  2014 Chicago Summer Legal Institute 
Where:  The John Marshall Law School
When:  Monday, July 21 - Saturday, August 2, 2014
CostFREE with travel stipends available to students with need



What: 2014 Advanced Summer Legal Institute
(for scholars who have attended the Summer Legal Institute either in 2013 or in a past year)
Where: The John Marshall Law School
When:  Monday, August 4 - Friday, August 8, 2014
CostFREE with travel stipends available to students with need 


Click here for the application in Word or PDF format. 

 

 At the Summer Legal Institute, Chicago-area high school students students will...

  • Meet with volunteer attorneys and members of the judiciary
  • Visit the courts
  • Participate in a mock trial
  • Learn and apply high level negotiation skills
  • Attend workshops on college readiness and business networking 
  • Present oral arguments for competitions, and
  • HAVE FUN!!! 

 

Students who have a strong interest in developing leadership skils are encouraged to apply to the Law & Leadership Cohort.  The Cohort will...

  • Focus on interactive games 
  • Engage students in high level group and individual legal projects and activities 
  • Develop leadership skills, qualities, and abilities 


To complete the leadership training, the Cohort may have an extended schedule on some days of the program. Students are required to attend the SLI and Advanced SLI (the full three weeks) as a prerequisite to this program.  To apply, check the appropriate box on the SLI Application above.
 

Contact Laura Ramsey, JTB-APO Program Director, with questions about any of these programs: 
lramsey@jtbf.org, or 312-258-4868.
 

For photos from past Chicago Summer Legal Institutes, please see our Facebook and Flickr pages!



SLI Program Sponsorship

JTB-APO is able to offer this program free to our students because of the generous contributions of our program sponsors.  To learn more information about how to support the Chicago SLI program, please contact JTB-APO Executive Director, Paula Lucas, at plucas@jtbf.org or 312-258-5930.  Thank you for supporting this program and JTB-APO's mission to diversify the legal profession!

The 2014 Chicago Summer Legal Institute is made possible through the generous support of:

    The Spencer Williams Foundation for Judicial Independence      
         
           
           
           
           
           
   

The Circuit Court of Cook County, Dominican University, Hoogendoorn and Talbot LLP, Laner Muchin, and the Office of the City Clerk for the City of Chicago