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Join us Virtually

The 2021 Virtual NCLA will offer a series of engaging online conversations between small groups of high school students and lawyers and leaders in government from across the country. We are excited to provide opportunities for diverse and talented students to learn about government, the law, and legal careers.

Teachers looking to nominate students

Do you know a student interested in law or government but without access to lawyers or legal professionals? Do you know a student with an interest in law or government, potential for leadership, or a commitment to social causes? If so, NCLA may be the perfect opportunity to help them see their future careers. *Nomination has closed!

Students FAQs

Students examine public policy issues from diverse perspectives, develop citizenship and leadership skills, and meet peers from throughout the nation. This program has been offered at no-cost to the students. All NCLA 2021 students will be nominated by his/her teacher at their school.

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Legal professionals looking to volunteer as speakers

Legal professionals play an essential role in NCLA as speakers to help students understand their work—and also the law and the role it plays in society. The volunteer time commitment would not be heavy (in most cases, just a few hours in conversation with students)

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Law students looking to volunteer as mentors

Law students like you can help provide a special—often life-changing—educational opportunity and help to engage and inspire students to become the next generation of leaders and lawyers.

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