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High Schoolers Will Preview the Legal Profession at ‘Future Lawyers Day’

Several area high school students will participate in a special hands-on event that will enable them to see what lawyers do and how they do it at Future Lawyers Day: A Look at the Legal Profession.

Hosted by the Duquesne University School of Law, Future Lawyers Day will provide the students the opportunity to tackle legal issues themselves using a problem based on cyberbullying.

The event is designed to engage participants in activities that will encourage their ideas and questions about applying to college and consideration of a legal career.

Participants include students from the Fund for Advancement of Minorities Through Education; Propel Braddock Hills High School; Propel Andrew Street High School; and Imani Christian Academy.

The Pennsylvania Bar Foundation and Pennsylvania Bar Association's Minority Bar Committee are assisting with Future Lawyers Day

Friday, April 10, from 9 a.m. to noon

Room 303, School of Law, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Media are invited to attend, but are asked to contact Rose Ravasio at 412.396.6051/cell 412.818.0234 to arrange parking.

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. Duquesne, a campus of nearly 9,500 graduate and undergraduate students, has been nationally recognized for its academic programs, community service and commitment to sustainability. Follow Duquesne University on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.