Advanced Law and Trial Internship

A unique opportunity for immersion in the U.S. legal system

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Gain real experience working on a court case

Learn what it takes to be an attorney in the 21st century

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Study with leading experts of U.S. Law.

Study with top professors and practitioners of U.S. Law in the nation's capital

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Start your law education and receive three letters of recommendation

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Ride along with police officers

Get a front row seat in understanding all aspects of the criminal justice system

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Meet with law school admission experts

Become an ideal candidate for acceptance into the country's top Law Schools.

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Explore the nation's capital and have fun with peers from all over the U.S.

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Advanced Law & Trial Internship Summit

The Advanced Law and Trial Internship Summit is a first-of-its-kind program that pairs motivated high school students with public defendants and clients for hands-on experience with real cases. In this accelerated internship, students will spend 7 days preparing a defense for a current court case to be tried in the Fall of 2018. Students will sift through arrest documents, look at the evidence, and speak with the defendant.

Throughout the internship, students will connect with top law professors and leading attorneys about their case. They will prepare opening and closing statements, as well as strategies for the trial. On the final day, students will present their evidence and reasoning of strategies to the public defender, client, and a trial judge. Successful teams will get their ideas implemented during the case and names placed in court documents as a member of the research team.

Grades: 9-12
Duration: 7 days
Summit Dates:
June 24th-June 30th
July 15th-21st
Location: Washington, DC

An Unparalleled Educational Experience

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2018 Advanced Law and Trial Internship Summit

All Inclusive Tuition Cost-$3250

*Our generous sponsors will provide a $500 scholarship for the first 75 participants to register for this program.

Advanced Law and Trial Internship SummitJune 24th-June 30thGeorgetown University, Washington, D.C.Registration Still Available
Advanced Law and Trial Internship SummitJuly 15th-July 21stGeorgetown University, Washington, D.C.Registration Still Available
Day 1

Advanced Law and Trial Internship Summit Day 1

  • Arrive On Campus Meet Student Partners From Around The World.
  • Meet With Law Program Partners And Team Leads.
  • Work With On-Site Legal Experts To Understand Your Client's Case.
  • Work Directly With DC Police And DC Attorneys To Review The Laws Of Your Case.
Day 2

Advanced Law and Trial Internship Summit Day 2

  • Meet Your Real-Life Client And The Defense Attorney You Will Be Partnered With For The Program.
  • Start Working With College Admissions Experts and Meet With SAT/ACT Training Experts.
  • Partake in College Admissions panel with experts from: Dartmouth, Georgetown, Harvard, University of Virginia, American University, UCLA, Stanford And More.
  • Meet With Actual Law Students To Learn About What The First Year Of Law School Is Really Like.
  • *Team-Building Event-Sumo Wrestling.
Day 3

Advanced Law and Trial Internship Summit Day 3

  • Specialized Tours Of The U.S. Supreme Court, FBI And The Department Of Corrections.
  • Capitol Lunch Event On The Capitol Steps.
  • Exclusive Tour Of The FBI Or Pentagon Legal Department.
  • Smithsonian Tours Of The Air and Space Museum, Natural History Museum, American History Museum And Natural History Museum.
  • Learn How To Examine A Witness From Real Prosecutors And Defense Attorneys.
  • Learn How To Create A Compelling Opening Statement From Dr. Jacob Arndt.
Day 4

Advanced Law and Trial Internship Summit Day 4

  • Mentor Sessions With Top DC Prosecutors And Defense Attorneys.
  • Learn Case Strategies & Legal Ethics with Georgetown’s Top Law Professors
  • Practice Your Team's Legal Strategies Against Georgetown  Law Professors
  • Courtroom Objections Lesson And Competition.
  • Second Meeting With Client And Attorney To Examine Your Case.
Day 5

Advanced Law and Trial Internship Summit Day 5

  • Tour Of The Department of Forensic Science.
  • Eat Lunch At The Most Famous Restaurant in Georgetown: The Tombs.
  • Review Case strategy With A Real Prosecutor.
  • Practice Legal Presentation In Front Of Professional Legal And Communication Experts.
  • Participate In A Mock Trial With A Real Judge and Prosecutor.
Day 6

Advanced Law and Trial Internship Summit Day 6

  • Final Presentation For Your Defense Case In Front Of Your Client, Their Attorney And A Judge.
  • Georgetown Walking Tour.
  • Pizza Party From DC's Famous Alberto's Pizzaria.
  • Final Night Party With Karaoke, Tarot Card Reading, Water Sports And More.
Day 7

Advanced Law and Trial Internship Summit Day 7

  • Program Award Ceremonies.
  • Learn About International Business Alliance Program And How To Start Your Own Team.
  • College Application Seminar.
  • Sumo Wrestling Tournament.
  • Closing Ceremony With Your New Friends.

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