PROGRAMS

Middle School Law Camp

Middle School Law Camp 2020 will take place from July 15-17, 2020. The application is available here.

The Middle School Law Camp is a fun, educational, and interactive program that allows students to spend THREE DAYS involved in legal experiences that will bring them to a law school, law firms, and local courts in the city of Chicago!
The program is FREE to all students, with public transportation passes available to students who express a need.* Housing is NOT provided.
Students who participate in the MSLC will:
  • Study the legal system and how it works alongside attorney and judge volunteers;
  • Build leadership and teamwork skills;
  • Analyze selected cases, debate legal issues and participate in both a mock trial and an oral argument;
  • Gain an understanding of the real-life aspects of practicing law at a law firm or corporation;
  • Develop contacts with legal professionals and organizations that provide scholarships, internships and mentors; and
  • Receive guidance about the college admissions process and financial aid resources.