Waukegan high school students visit Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard offices, take part in mock trial
CHICAGO (November 11, 2019) – On Monday, November 11, 2019, a group of ten students from the Waukegan 2 College program visited Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard’s Chicago office to learn more about the legal industry as the students prepare to apply to college.
During the visit, the students went on a tour of the firm’s Chicago office and heard presentations from the firm’s COO, Marketing Director, and a paralegal. At the end of the visit, Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard associate attorneys Michael J. Schostok and Elizabeth R. Olszewski guided the students through a mock trial.
Waukegan 2 College is a non-profit organization focused on providing assistance to students who have some type of limited abilities in navigating the college application process, such as language or financial barriers. The program accepts students as early as 5th grade and continues to follow these students and provide them with the knowledge and assistance they need both to apply, become accepted, and receive financial aid for college. Participants not only receive general information but are also paired with a mentor who can answer more specific questions and provide them with a more personal experience.
Salvi Law attorney Elizabeth Olszewski has been mentoring a Waukegan High School Senior named Aliyah through the program. Aliyah part of Monday’s firm visit and played the role of the judge during the mock trial.
For more information, please contact Marcie Mangan at (312) 372-1227 or firstname.lastname@example.org.