Law & Leadership Carbondale
What:2013 ISBA/JTBF Law & Leadership Institute (LLI)
Where: Southern Illinois University School of Law
When: Sunday, June 23 - Saturday, June 29, 2013
Cost: The Institute is FREE but travel to and from the Institute is to be covered by student/families
Click here for the 2013 Law & Leadership Institute at SIU Application
This program is a statewide initiative to assist students from backgrounds currently underrepresented in the legal profession achieve academic success and aspire to a career in the law.
The Institute combines Just The Beginning Foundationís Summer Legal Institute (SLI) and the Illinois Law and Leadership Institute (ILLI) promoting legal education and leadership and inspiring interest in the legal profession amongst high school students.
Students work with judges, lawyers and law students on legal reasoning, case analysis, writing, negotiation, and oral argument exercises and above all - HAVE FUN!
To see photos and more from the 2012 Law & Leadership Institute, please see our yearbook!
The Law & Leadership Institute will help increase academic achievements in:
- Critical thinking skills
- Oral advocacy
The Law & Leadership Institute will help increase personal achievements by:
- Developing effective study habits to be carried on and expanded throughout their academic careers (and beyond)
- Helping students to build social skills amongst peers and adults
- Nurturing leadership skills
- Promoting a sense of belonging in the legal profession and the community in general
- Promoting a strong sense of confidence in the studentsí own ability to thrive in any setting
Refer to the Chicago SLI page for Law & Leadership Institute-Chicago information.
For additional information, contact JTBF Program Director
Laura Ramsey at (312) 258-4868 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Law & Leadership Institute Program Sponsorship
JTBF and the ISBA are 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 JTBF Executive Director, Paula Lucas, at email@example.com or 312-258-5930. Thank you for supporting this program and JTBF's mission to encourage and bolster student achievement and diversify the legal profession!