1. Who is the SCBA?
SCBA is an association dedicated to increasing public understanding of the rule of law and to enhancing the system of justice.
2. What is the program?
The program will consist of an attorney paired with paralegal or legal secretary who will present information to children about their career.
3. Target audience?
Grades 4 through 6 because children at this age they begin to formulate ideas about who they want to be when they “grow up.”
Kids Law Day is Designed to:
Read, read, read. Use creative and critical thinking skills. Engage in civil discourse, recognize different perspectives, promote your social voice, and become responsible citizens of a democratic society. Get above-average grades and obtain a high school diploma.
Post-Secondary Education and Academics
Obtain a bachelor’s degree or a certificate of completion in a paralegal program. Focus on reading, writing, public speaking, computer literacy, and analytical skills. Get above average grades to become competitive among peers.
Civility and Character Development
Participate in social, academic, and athletic activities that will encourage development of civic life, and positive and meaningful interaction with peers and superiors.
Obtain internships and
on-the- job training. Embark on a career by working for a corporation, government agency, or non-profit organization. Be passionate about succeeding, continually set and accomplish challenging goals.
Lawyers help people, change lives, and even make history. President Barack Obama is a lawyer who made history as the first African American President of the United States. Do you know that three of these people are from California, and two grew up in Sacramento?
Loretta Elizabeth Lynch, 83rd Attorney General of the United States
Associate Justice Goodwin H. Liu, Supreme Court of California
Associtate Justice Leondra Reid Kruger, Supreme Court of California
Associate Justice Anthony McLeod Kennedy, Supreme Court of the United States
Chief Justice Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye, 28th Chief Justice of the State of California
Eric Himpton Holder Jr., 82nd Attorney General of the United States
Associate Justice Sonia Maria Sotomayor, Supreme Court of the United States
Barack Hussein Obama II, 44th President of the United States
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