Stephanie Tubbs Jones Summer Legal Academy

This program is coordinated by a collaboration including the CMBA, Norman S. Minor Bar Association, Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. Minority high school students from schools throughout Cuyahoga County are provided the opportunity to participate in this summer program, combining academic and work experiences.

At the Academy, area high school students participate in a two-week, full-day intensive law institute.  The Academy presents a case and takes students through the discovery, interview process, and development of both the prosecution and defense sides of the case, and culminates in a Mock Trial experience, under the supervision of lawyers and judges. Additionally, students have the opportunity to earn a one month part-time internship and a small stipend. The top student in the program is rewarded with a scholarship.

The 2016 Academy marks the 12th year of the program, which will take place weekdays from Monday, June 13 through Friday, June 24. Click here for a brochure or click here for a poster of the 2016 Academy. Applications for the 2016 program will be accepted until April 8, 2016. To download a 2016 application, see the "Forms" tab at the top of this page.

For more information on the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Summer Legal Academy, please contact Mary Groth, (216) 696-3525 x 5004.

For more information on the program, click here to view the brochureClick here for a poster of the 2016 Academy.

Applications deadline: April 15, 2016 

Download the 2016 application and sample résumé