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October 2018

Supreme Court Day 2018

October 25, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

Supreme Court Day is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for approximately 40 high school students. Students are invited to attend the Supreme Court for a private lecture with a Supreme Court Docent and will have the opportunity to meet a Supreme Court Justice! Prior to our arrival at the Supreme Court, students will have lunch with attorneys at a host law firm and have a discussion on the judicial justice system. The event will take place on October 25, 2018 at approximately 9:30 am - 2:00 pm. (These times are subject to change.) Selected students will receive a full itinerary as the…

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November 2018

Judicial Jumpstart 2018

November 14, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Judicial Jumpstart is a program that JTB-APO will be hosting for Middle School Students on November 14, 2018. Middle School Students in the Chicago area are invited to join us for a day at the Federal Court where students will have the opportunity to view a live court proceeding, interact with Federal Judges during a Judge's Panel, and learn about the duties of a U.S. Marshal! Selected students will receive a more detailed itinerary as the date approaches. All Students must apply using the website link below. We hope to see you all there!

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December 2018

JTB-APO’s 2018 Light the Spark Celebration is one week away

December 6, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kirkland & Ellis LLP, 300 North Lasalle
Chicago, IL United States
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We are truly excited to gather our supporters on Thursday, December 6 and highlight JTB-APO's amazing programming while recognizing legal professionals committed to diversity and social justice in the legal field. We have several honorees we will be recognizing, including Cook County State's Attorney Kimberly Foxx and Illinois State Senator (soon-to-be Illinois Attorney General), Kwame Raoul who will both receive our Social Justice Award! Purchase Tickets Here! (We have a limited number of complimentary tickets available. Please reach out to Director of Engagement, Aprill Hawkins at ahawkins@jtb.org, for more information)   

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April 2019

iLead Law & Leadership Conference

April 5, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Indiana University Robert H. Mckinney School of Law Indianapolis, + Google Map

The iLead Law and Leadership Conference (iLLC) is a fun, educational and interactive program hosted by Just The Beginning-A Pipeline Organization. iLLC is a one-day program designed to teach students the importance of leadership in their schools, communities, professional careers and to enhance those skills through interactive exercises. Students will participate in three leadership workshops and attend a fun interactive discussion on politics. The program is offered at no cost to students. Students will receive program materials and all meals for free. Just The Beginning is hosting iLead Law and Leadership conference on April 5th at Indiana University Robert H.…

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Share the Wealth Judicial Clerkship Program

April 25, 2019 - July 5, 2019

Federal District Court Clerkship Interview Opportunities (2020–2021 Term)  The Share the Wealth Judicial Law Clerk Program is a referral program run by judges. Participating judges screen qualified law student applicants, conduct panel interviews with twelve students, and consider them for full-time clerkship positions. At the conclusion of this initial process, students who are not extended an offer by one of the judges may have their application packages shared with additional judges who have requested information on applicants through JTBF.    Eight federal judges will be conducting a round of interviews in connection with Just the Beginning–A Pipeline Organization’s Share the Wealth…

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September 2019

Associate Board Karaoke Night

September 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Brando’s Speakeasy, 343 S. Dearborn St.
Chicago, IL 60604 United States
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October 2019

JTB-APO’s 2019 Light the Spark Celebration

October 10, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kirkland & Ellis LLP, 300 North Lasalle
Chicago, IL United States
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2019 Supreme Court Day

October 24, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Registration for Supreme Court Day has now closed. Sign up for our newsletter and follow us on social media to learn about future programs!

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November 2019

Judicial Jumpstart

November 8, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Nashville iLead Law & Leadership Conference

November 8, 2019 @ 8:45 am - 4:30 pm
Vanderbilt Law School, 131 21st Ave, South
Nashville, TN 37203 United States

Applications for this program have now closed. Please sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date on future programs.  

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