The SBA emphasizes practical training to expand your educational experience. The Alternative Dispute Resolution Society, >>UPDATE LINK American Association of Justice,>>UPDATE LINK and International Law Society>>UPDATE LINK provide opportunities to apply skills learned in the classroom through legal competitions. Visiting legal professionals judge these contests and share valuable feedback and constructive critiques.
The SBA supports initiatives that get you involved in the community while you practice your legal skills. The Living Wills program, for example, offers free information about estate and trust planning, while the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program>>UPDATE LINK provides free income tax help. Other student organizations sponsor an AIDS Walk, the Adopt-a-Family program, and the MS Walk. [Client must verify accuracy of copy and advise substitution of Wills for Heroes in place of Living Wills if that is correct.]
A strong understanding of diversity is an important asset in the professional world. Each spring, the SBA hosts Diversity Week, a series of lectures, debates, and panels that examine how race, culture, religion, and sexual orientation interact with the law. Delaware Law is also a welcoming environment for first generation law students.