Law and Leadership Institute, LLC
The Law and Leadership Institute, LLC (“LLI”) is a statewide initiative in collaboration with the legal community that inspires and prepares students from underserved communities for post-secondary and professional success through a comprehensive four-year academic program in law, leadership, analytical thinking, problem solving, writing skills and professionalism. LLI conducts programming in the Ohio cities of Akron, Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, Dayton and Toledo.LLI provides year-round academic instruction on the campuses of eight Ohio law schoola to nearly 300 high school students in six curricular components: Personal Leadership; External Leadership; College Planning; Law and Literature; Core Academic Skills and Legal. LLI conducts a five week summer institute for ninth grade students and four week summer institute for upperclassmen. Student activiites include: 9th grade mock trial, 10th grade internships at Akron legal offices, 11th and 12th grade college tours and Kaplan ACT Advantage prepatory course. Students return to the law schools during the academic year for additonal academic enrichment for approximately 50 hours of instruction over 6 Saturdays that concludes with a moot court competition for 9th and 10th grade students and a Leadership Showcase for 11th and 12th grade students.