Programs in schools, youth centers and other community-based organizations designed to teach young students about the law
If you are interested in having legal professionals visit with your students, or in bringing your students into the courts, there are many ways to participate in LRE in Massachusetts.
To learn more about the MBA's offerings in this area, follow the links below.
Every year, members of the MBA are needed to serve as coaches
and judges for the Mock Trial Program, in which thousands of high
school students across Massachusetts prepare a hypothetical case
and then test their skills as lawyers and witnesses in a simulated
The Lawyer-Teacher Partnership pairs attorneys with teachers of
high school law-related courses to invigorate the classes,
familiarize students with the civil justice system and expose
them to possible careers in the law.
Conversations on Law and Liberty
The "Conversations" program was developed by the American Bar
Association and adapted by the MBA's Presidential Task Force on the
preservation of rights, liberties and access to justice. The
program engages students in discussions on complex legal and civics
issues and topics related to terrorism and civil liberties.