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


Washington, D.C. SLI

Washington, D.C. SLI

What:  2015 D.C.-Maryland-Virginia (DMV) Summer Legal Institute
Where: Howard University School of Law
When:  Monday, July 13 - Friday, July 17, 2015
Cost: FREE with travel stipends available for students with need

CLICK BELOW to access the 2015 D.C.-Maryland-Virginia

Summer Legal Institute Application in Word or PDF

The application deadline is rolling until all student slots are filled; we encourage students to submit their applications at the earliest possible opportunity. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. 


At the Summer Legal Institute, DMV-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 negotiations skills
  • Attend workshops on college readiness and business networking
  • Present oral arguments for competition, and
  • HAVE FUN!!! 


Contact Laura Ramsey, JTBF Program Director, with questions about the Summer Legal Institute: lramsey@jtb.org, or 312-258-4868.

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

The 2015 DMV Summer Legal Institute is made possible through the generous support of:


The Spencer Williams Foundation for Judicial Independence




















The United States District Court for the District of Columbia, The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, and the World Bank