Legal Camp

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Learn about the many roles lawyers play, from being courtroom advocates to policy-makers, in this fascinating legal camp hosted at the University of Georgia School of Law. You will have a chance to interact with local attorneys, current law students, and legal scholars as you explore the inner workings of the legal profession. Hone your critical thinking and public speaking skills as you prepare opening statements, questions, and closing arguments for a mock trial. Then, on the final day of camp, show your newfound skills to your families and friends!


Date:Monday, June 12, 2023 to Friday, June 16, 2023
Cost:Day Camp - $440
Residential Camp - $1090
Optional Lunch Voucher (Day campers only) - $60

Shannon Shipley HinsonShannon Shipley Hinson joined the University of Georgia School of Law in the fall of 2014 as the school's associate director of admissions. In her post, she assists in overseeing all phases of the admissions process for the Juris Doctor and M.S.L. programs, including application review, decision making, notification and the awarding of academic scholarships. She helps in the development and execution of the admissions office's recruitment and marketing plan for prospective and admitted students. Additionally, Hinson coordinates the Graduate Assistant program for the law school. Hinson also serves as the law school's director of dual degree programs, working with partner schools across campus to recruit and advise students.

Prior to joining the School of Law, Hinson served as a litigator in Atlanta for over eight years. She began her career as an associate with Owen, Gleaton, Egan, Jones & Sweeney and later moved to Swift Currie McGhee & Heirs, specializing in various areas of insurance defense, with a major emphasis on the defense of physicians in malpractice actions.