What is Journey to JD (J2JD)?
-One-week residential program, June 23-29, 2019, at the University of Colorado Boulder, for 20 rising high school juniors.
-Students will gain a basic understanding of the legal system and empower them to explore the possibilities of a career in the law.
-Students will be supported, mentored, and encouraged to attend college, law school, and pursue legal opportunities in Colorado.
-Starting in February 2019, applications will be welcomed from any student in Colorado interested in the law. Selection committee will identify promising students from a variety of backgrounds, particularly those who are under‐represented in the legal profession.
What will J2JD Provide to Students?
Interactive and engaging learning opportunities:
-Classroom discussion led by law school faculty and law students.
-Field trips which highlight different careers and opportunities in the legal profession.
-Presentations of legal concepts by students.
Mentorship and access to resources to assist students with college preparation upon completion of program.