Summer Academy Camps
Mock Trial Academy
Summer Academy registration is ongoing, and spots are filling up!
Immerse yourself in the Mock Trial Academy, a week-long residential camp run by the acclaimed UGA Undergraduate Mock Trial team. Gain hands-on experience in trial procedures, build creative arguments, and debate in a real courtroom setting. Guided by practicing attorneys, law professors, and seasoned mock trial competitors, this program offers an exclusive residential experience, providing a competitive edge for aspiring legal minds. Discover the thrill of a two-day competition, trying a case against your peers, and explore the world of law through immersive learning. If you’re passionate about the legal field, this is your opportunity to shape your future career. If you would like to participate as a day camper, we encourage you to check out UGA’s Legal Camp.
July 7 – 14, 2024
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9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel
Residential Only Camp – $1,300
The University of Georgia Undergraduate Mock Trial Program strives to create a national championship environment, highlighted by the Program’s six National Championship appearances in the past 13 years. Members of the University of Georgia Mock Trial Program have gone on to numerous competitive law schools and beyond. With three top 5 division finishes at Nationals, six All-Americans, and a 2022 run that ended in a ranking of fifth in the nation and the Spirit of AMTA award, the University of Georgia Mock Trial Program prepares, educates, and trains its members in legal principles, courtroom procedure, public speaking, and other professional skills to further the development of the competitors.
Advising the Mock Trial Program is Shannon Shipley Hinson, the associate director of admissions at the University of Georgia School of Law. She oversees the admissions process for Juris Doctor and M.S.L. programs, recruitment and marketing for prospective and admitted students, and the Graduate Assistant program. Prior to joining the School of Law, she worked as a litigator in Atlanta for over eight years, specializing in insurance defense and the defense of physicians in malpractice actions.