Indiana University McKinney School of Law Summer Law and Leadership Academy

Career Administrator

The Robert H. McKinney School of Law Summer Law and Leadership Academy is a one-week experience designed to introduce undergraduate students from historically underrepresented backgrounds to law school and various careers that they may pursue with a law degree. If you are selected for the Law and Leadership Academy, you will learn about hot topics in the law and strengthen your academic skills.

The Summer Law and Leadership Academy will include:

  • Introduction to the Criminal Process
  • Legal Skills & Writing
  • Hot Topics in the Legal Field
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Guest Speakers & Field Trips
  • Career Options in the Law
  • Mock Trial and more!

Click here to apply now! The application deadline is April 17, 2017

Attending law school is a big investment. But if you are passionate and willing to work hard, law school may serve as the gateway to a rewarding legal career. The purpose of this one week academy is to expose you to “life in law school" and leadership concepts and law related career fields. In addition, you will have the opportunity to interact with current law students, law professors, and lawyers to discuss potential career paths.

For more information, go to: and for questions contact Assistant Dean for Professional Development Chasity Thompson at (317) 278- 3001 or email