Middle School Trial Law at Georgetown

Get an in-depth look into the legal profession and parts of the judicial system

Summer Springboard program located on the campus of Georgetown University

Program Highlights

Explore all roles of a challenging case acting as defense attorneys, prosecutors, witnesses, jurors, or judge
Develop your legal skills by researching evidence, crafting arguments, and preparing and examining witnesses
Experience a unique view of the legal profession that is personal and insightful from seasoned lawyers or legal scholars
Gain insight into the wide range of career options in the legal field
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Residential Tuition :

Commuter Tuition:


Session 1:
July 21, 2024 July 26, 2024


Georgetown Neighborhood
Washington, DC


  • What I liked most about Summer Springboard was the opportunity to make lots of new friends while getting a broader overview / strengthening skills in my academic track.”

    Kathryn K.

  • I have to say that the program achieved exactly what I was hoping for. It opened the mind of my child to different professions and fields of study. He's considering participating next year also!

    Anca P.

Course Overview

This program introduces students to vital techniques that are used by trial lawyers throughout the United States. Real world experts will share their knowledge about Trial Law and students will hear the inside scoop on law school and the admissions process.

Excursions at Georgetown – Students will visit the United States Supreme Court. This will be a unique opportunity for students to ask questions and get exposure to a “day in the life” of legal and judicial experts.


Meet your instructor

Courses are taught by accomplished and passionate faculty recruited from many area colleges, universities and professional forums. Each faculty member is selected for their subject area expertise and proven ability to both challenge and captivate students.

Topics you'll explore

Hands on Learning

Students will have the opportunity to engage with entrepreneurial and business veterans. During academic excursions, guest speakers will share their wealth of knowledge and encourage career exploration. Hands-on learning is experienced through visits to local big and small businesses. Outside of course specific studies the students will explore all the Washington D.C. area has to offer! With so much rich history, breathtaking sights, parks and famed landmarks at our fingertips there is something for everyone to discover!

Course Structure

There are five 3-hour class sessions over the one-week course. During the week, students have class from 9am-12pm, Monday - Friday (program check-out is on Friday afternoon). Wednesday afternoon will be dedicated to additional academic time with possible excursions and/or guest speakers.

The Middle School programs operate separately from Summer Springboard high school programs with separate staff, accommodations, classes, and a more structured environment. For students completing grades 6-8.

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