Legal Immersion Program

The Legal Immersion Program offers an experience where students will gain exposure to various aspects of the legal system and potential career paths. This program, created by University of Dayton student Havana Glover in association with University of Dayton School of Law and the Dayton Public Schools aims to provide students from underrepresented backgrounds with valuable insights into the legal field.

By participating in this program, students will have the chance to:

  • Learn about the legal system: Gain a foundational understanding of basic legal concepts through interactive sessions and engaging workshops.
  • Attend law school classes: Experience a taste of law school by attending select University of Dayton law classes.
  • Engage with legal professionals: Interact with local judges, magistrates, and attorneys, who will share their experiences and insights.
  • Participate in mock jury selection: Get hands-on experience in the jury selection process, offering a unique glimpse into trial procedures.
  • Receive guidance and mentorship: Benefit from a mentorship program, where students will be paired with a University of Dayton School of Law student mentor and a local attorney mentor for guidance and support.
  • Explore University of Dayton scholarships: Learn about available scholarships and the application process for aspiring law students.

Program Details

  • Participants: Local High School Students
  • Program Location: University of Dayton’s Human Rights Center (Keller Hall)
  • Program Dates: June 3, 2024, to June 14, 2024
  • Program Cost: Free of charge
  • Duration: 2 weeks

We are proud to offer this program at no cost to participants, thanks to the generous support from our law firm sponsors. By removing financial barriers, we aim to ensure equal access to this valuable opportunity for all interested high school students.

Apply online here.

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact Havana Glover, the program coordinator, via email Havana.Glover@DaytonOhio.Gov 

Thanks to our sponsors!

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