Betsy Fordyce of the Children's Law Center teaches a unique, year-long course to train upper-level University of Denver Sturm College of Law students to effectively advocate for children. With attorney supervision, students represent children in court and get hands-on experience handling fact investigation, home visits, court appearances, opening statements and closing arguments, and report and motion drafting. In addition to direct courtroom experience, law students participate in a mock trial with actual judges from the community. The students attend class to learn about a variety of child advocacy topics:
For more information, contact Ann Vessels at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303.871.6238.