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Future lawyers participate in a mock trial while learning about the legal profession on Stanford Law School’s campus at Intensive Law & Trial
Virtual Intensive Law & Trial, in collaboration with Stanford Law School

Experience the legal process, from evidence to judgment, with all the comforts of home! At Virtual Intensive Law & Trial, you’ll join other motivated high school students to get one step closer to a possible future legal career. Participants will hear lectures by Stanford Law School faculty, participate in virtual mock trial breakouts with Envision by WorldStrides staff, and showcase everything they’ve learned in a virtual mock trial competition.

Summer Programs for High School Students in collaboration with Stanford University
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About Virtual Intensive Law & Trial

Legal Learning From Home

Virtual Intensive Law & Trial immerses you in the theory and practice of law and can help you develop your roadmap for becoming a lawyer. This program’s exciting curriculum provides critical insights into the legal profession and complements the exposure you’ll receive to the practice of law, legal rhetoric, and ethics from preeminent legal professionals, including Stanford Law School professors. You’ll also develop and practice essential legal skills, such as understanding evidence and its integrity, preparing cases, drafting effective oral arguments, and readying witnesses for cross-examination.

Virtual Trial Experience

Your Virtual Intensive Law & Trial experience culminates with a mock trial simulation—you and your peers arguing a case from start to finish in a virtual courtroom. Here, you’ll put into action the knowledge and skills you’ve gained throughout the program, such as delivering effective oral arguments, the rules of evidence, directly examining and cross-examining witnesses, making appropriate objections, managing a courtroom and more.

2021 Dates & Tuition

Virtual Intensive Law & Trial, in Collaboration with Stanford Law School July 18–30* $2,495
*Lectures and workshops will take place Sunday–Friday the first week of the program and Monday–Thursday the second week. Please see the Sample Schedule for more details.

Program Highlights

Interactive Curriculum
Endorsed by the American Mock Trial Association, the Virtual Intensive Law & Trial curriculum will give you critical insights into the legal profession, including real-world simulations and professional workshops. You’ll work in groups with other high school students like you from across the country virtually, making connections and building self-assurance.
A speaker at Intensive Law & Trial addresses the group
Hear from the Experts
Virtual Intensive Law & Trial features lectures given by distinguished Stanford Law School professors, as well as presentations by legal professionals from around the country.
A program advisor acts as judge during Intensive Law & Trial's mock trial simulation
Mock Trial Simulation
Your experience culminates with you will arguing a case from start to finish. Here, you’ll put into action the knowledge you’ve learned throughout the program such as delivering opening and closing arguments, rules of evidence, objections, legal ethics, witness preparation, and more.
Virtually Explore Law
Enjoy days filled with learning and practice from wherever you’re most comfortable. This program brings the premier Stanford Law School educational experience to you—all you need is an internet connection!

Virtual Intensive Law & Trial, in Collaboration with Stanford Law School FAQs

  • Is Virtual Intensive Law & Trial for me?

    This summer law program is for you if you are a high school student—must be in grades 9-12 during the 2020-2021 school year—interested in preparing for an exciting career as an attorney. Virtual Intensive Law & Trial could be your springboard to success in college and in a future career in law.

  • Are there any system requirements?

    No. If you have an internet connection, you should be able to access the program from anywhere.

Have more questions? Check out the Envision FAQs.