Find out what it’s really like to be a lawyer. This is your chance to learn about civil, criminal & transactional litigation as well as analyze and argue your case in a moot court simulation. Learn to make your argument, network with judges and attorneys and dive into the law industry to discover if this is the career path for you!
Dates: June 19th-23rd (Non Residential) | July 9th – 14th (Residential)
Eligibility: Rising sophomores, juniors, seniors in high school and incoming college freshmen
Program Length: 1 Week
Program Tuition: $1,450 (Non Residential) | $2,250 (Residential)
Location: Charlotte, NC – Charlotte Campus
Residential or Non Residential: Non Residential and Residential Options Offered
*Courses carry no secondary school or college credit. Upon completion of the program, an official Wake Forest University certificate of achievement will be awarded to all Law Institute participants.
Charlotte Campus (Non-Residential Program) | $1,450
Charlotte Campus (Residential Program) | $2,250
Academic Leader, Law Institute (Charlotte)
Keith Trent recently retired as executive vice president of grid solutions and president of Duke Energy’s Midwest and Florida regions, where he served
as chief executive strategist, general counsel, and engineer. Keith played an instrumental role negotiating and integrating two high-profile mergers. His leadership footprint spans across most Duke Energy business lines including, but not limited to, central engineering; environmental, health and safety; government affairs; federal energy policy; commercial generation; renewables; and Latin America operations. Keith’s early career highlights include serving as a law firm partner, practicing attorney, and reservoir/production engineer.
In addition to a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Southern Methodist University, he holds a juris doctor degree from the University Of Texas College Of Law.Keith serves as member of the board of visitors for Wake Forest University School of Business and is a prominent member of other community boards, research, and business foundations. A native of North Little Rock, Ark., Keith and his wife, Lucy, reside in Charlotte, North Carolina. They have two sons.