An interactive experience to expose kids in grades four through six to careers in the legal profession.
1. Who is the SCBA?
The 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 four through six because children at this age begin to formulate ideas about who they want to be when they “grow up.”
Pathway to Success
Secondary Education and Academics
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.
For more information, contact: Martha Fenchen
Phone: (916) 546-3780
425 University Avenue, Suite 120
Sacramento, California 95825
Kids Law Day is Designed to:
Engage children in fun learning about careers as an attorney, legal secretary, or paralegal.
Showcase legal professionals as role models.
Reinforce learning and innovation, communication, and collaboration skills.
Presentations will last no more than an hour.