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This program is supported by a grant from The Chicago Community Trust.


Law & Leadership Carbondale

Law & Leadership Carbondale


What:2014  Law & Leadership Institute (LLI) Cohort

Where: The LLI Cohort will operate as part of the Chicago Summer Legal Institute Program

WhenMonday July 21 - August 8, 2014

Cost: The Institute is FREE 

Click here to be redirected to our Chicago SLI page for the application

The Institute combines Just The Beginning’s 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. 

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
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Oral advocacy
  • Leadership

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 students’ own ability to thrive in any setting

Refer to the Chicago SLI page for Law & Leadership Institute-Chicago information.

For additional informat
ion, contact JTB-APO Program Director
Laura Ramsey at (312) 258-4868 or via email at lramsey@jtbf.org

Law & Leadership Institute 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 encourage and bolster student achievement and diversify the legal profession!