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Washington, D.C. SLI

Washington, D.C. SLI

What:  2014 D.C.-Maryland-Virginia (DMV) Summer Legal Institute
Where: Law School To Be Announced
When:  Monday, July 7 - Friday, July 11, 2014
Cost: FREE with travel stipends available for students with need

 Please click here for the 2014 DMV Summer Legal Institute App
lication in Word or PDF


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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@jtbf.org, or 312-258-4868.

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

SLI Program Sponsorship

JTBF 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 DMV SLI program, please contact JTBF Executive Director, Paula Lucas, at plucas@jtbf.org or 312-258-5930.  Thank you for supporting this program and JTBF's mission to diversify the legal profession.

The 2013 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