Journey To Attorney: Pre-Law Summer Camp for High School Students

Group of high school students posing for the camera.

Explore unique legal landmarks around Birmingham and beyond, re-imagine the trial of the Scottsboro Nine and participate in a mock trial. Join us this summer as we ‘time travel’ in history and:

  • work one-on-one with practicing attorneys, professors, and trial experts
  • learn what you need to know to prepare for pre-law studies and law school
  • improve your writing, reasoning, and presentation skills for college admission
  • further develop competencies in critical thinking, and writing to be understood, and improve your scholarship opportunities
  • experience UAB campus life, and meet other students interested in the law

DATE: July 15-18, 2019 Four days and three nights

TIME: Day time and evening activities. Please note: this camp is designed for students to reside in one of our campus residence halls as there will be numerous activities in the evening that will require collaboration.

AGES: Rising 11th-12th grade high school students

COST: $395 per student + $100 non-refundable registration fee. Payments must be made online. The cost of the camp includes lodging, meals, and snacks each day.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: May 31, 2019. Registration is limited to the first 20 participants. Registration, forms, instructions, etc., can be found online

LOCATION: Mock Trial Courtroom and various locations at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Day trip to the City of Scottsboro to meet with a Circuit Court Judge and visit the actual courtroom of the Scottsboro trial.


For more information:

Brandon L. Blankenship
(205) 912-8248
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