Trial Law at Yale
Get an in-depth look into the legal profession and parts of the judicial system
Summer Springboard program located on the campus of Yale University
Residential Tuition :
Extended Commuter Tuition:
June 18, 2023 June 30, 2023
July 2, 2023 July 14, 2023
July 16, 2023 July 28, 2023
New Haven, CT
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 Yale – students will visit the New Haven Superior Courthouse. 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
George Muksian, Wesleyan University
Law Wesleyan University
George Muksian combines a lifetime of courtroom experience with teaching experience at some of the nation's top universitiesLearn more
Topics you'll explore
Master courtroom processes as you defend a challenging case from start to finish. Research the evidence, craft and deliver your opening statement, prepare and cross-examine witnesses, craft your arguments, and have a strong closing statement to impress and win over the judge and jury.
We will discuss the wide variety of professions within the field of law, such as lawyer, paralegal, mediator, litigator, judge and more. You'll get a deeper sense of your unique motivations and aptitudes and how that aligns with potential academic and career choices. This helps students make better informed decisions about some of life’s most important choices.