Legal Mentor Application Form

Volunteering with Discovering Justice
Legal Mentor Commitments and Responsibilities
  • Lead and teach eleven 90-minute sessions, once a week, and support students at the final culminating courthouse Mock Appeal event.

  • Ensure consistent weekly attendance with your team of legal partners.

  • Build relationships with students on your team.

  • Communicate regularly with your Teacher Coordinator and Discovering Justice staff to solve any issues that may arise.

  • Keep track of and report the number of hours spent preparing for sessions and working with students.

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Specific Program Information

The next section consists of a few short-answer questions to assess your interest in being a legal mentor volunteer. Please keep your answers brief and limited to less than 350 words or 5 sentences.


Because you will be working directly with minors as part of your volunteering, Discovering Justice requires you to fill out this CORI form.

Discovering Justice is requesting all the available criminal offender record information (CORI) on the following individual from the Criminal History Systems Board pursuant to Chapter 6, § 172H which mandates organizations primarily engaged in providing activities or programs to children 18 years of age or less that accept volunteers, to obtain all CORI regarding volunteers prior to accepting any person as a volunteer.

Please note that this information will be held securely by Discovering Justice and deleted after use.  If you prefer to mail your CORI form, please notify your DJ program coordinator, print out this document, and mail it to:

Discovering Justice
Moakley U.S. Courthouse
One Courthouse Way, Suite 1400
Boston, MA 02210

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