UREC Pre-Law Institute for High School Students is Accepting Applications


UREC Opens Applications for 2023 Pre-Law Institute for Baton Rouge Area High School Students

Urban Restoration Enhancement Corporation, in partnership with Southern University Law Center, is accepting applications from Baton Rouge area high school students for the 2023 UREC Academy Pre-Law Institute. The interactive and instructional learning opportunity will introduce youth to the legal system, while providing them with networking and mock trial experience. The Pre-Law Institute will take place March 14 – May 6, 2023 at Southern University Law Center. Sessions will be held Tuesday – Thursday from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Interested applicants can submit an online application HERE.

There is no cost to participate in the Pre-Law Institute, as the program is offered with support from Huey & Angelina Wilson Foundation and Capital Area United Way.

Program Perks

  • Network with law professionals
  • Participate in a mock trial
  • Gain experience with preparing an opening statement, writing a closing argument, introducing evidence, and examining witnesses
  • Develop an understanding of the legal and criminal justice systems 

Pre-Law Institute Dates

  • March 13, 2023, Orientation
  • March 14 – May 6, 2023, Pre-Law Institute
    Tuesday – Thursday, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
    Southern University Law Center


Open to all high school students in the greater Baton Rouge area with a GPA of 2.5 or above

Apply Online

Click HERE to apply for the pre-law institute.


About UREC Academy Trailblazers
UREC Academy Trailblazers provides high school students with after school and summer institutes that provide pathways to Industry-Based Credentials, college and career readiness, ACT preparation, and real-world or simulated professional experiences. UREC Academy Trailblazer Institutes include: the Pre-Law, ACT Prep, Certified Nursing Assistant, Entrepreneurship, and CompTIA. UREC is offering the 2023 Pre-Law Institute through partnerships with Southern University Law Center, Huey and Angelina Wilson Foundation, and Capital Area United Way.