University of Pittsburgh
November 10, 2010

“Future Lawyers Day” Set for Nov. 11

Cosponsored by Pitt and Duquesne University’s Schools of Law, the event features a panel discussion and breakout sessions for interested high school students
Contact:  412-624-4147

PITTSBURGH—Students in the University of Pittsburgh and Duquesne University Schools of Law will cohost a free symposium for local high school students interested in the field of law. Titled “Future Lawyers Day,” the event will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 11 on Pitt and Duquesne’s campuses. 

Scheduled events are designed to inform high school students about careers in law. Activities include “The Game of Law,” in which teams of students complete a series of competitive, law-related tasks. About 80 high school students are scheduled to participate. 

The symposium will commence at 9 a.m. in Duquesne’s Hanley Hall, 900 Locust St., Pittsburgh; breakfast will be provided. The symposium will continue in the afternoon in Pitt’s Barco Law Building, 3900 Forbes Ave., Oakland, where lunch will be served. 

Transportation between schools will be provided. For more information, contact Pitt law student Kim Carson at 412-648-1418 or Duquesne law student Donna Schneider at 412-396-5835. 

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