Legal Academies

Bartow Academy of Legal Studies

Bartow High School

Lead Teacher:  Janice Clarke Dempsey
Phone:  (863) 534-7400
Fax:  (863) 534-0077

1270 S Broadway Ave
Bartow, FL  33830

The Bartow Academy of Legal Studies introduces students to duties and procedures specific to the legal environment. Topics of study include court systems, constitutional and criminal law, mock trial events, and use of specialized legal software. Students may earn industry certifications in the Microsoft Office Bundle.

Academy of Legal Studies

George Jenkins High School

Lead Teacher:  Andrea Fugate
Phone:  (863) 648-3566
Fax:  (863) 648-3573

6000 Lakeland Highlands Road
Lakeland, FL  33813

This Academy will provide students with career and college opportunities in the field of law. College-bound students will find numerous higher education opportunities in law, including public administration, political studies, and law school. Through a combination of articulation agreements and dual enrollment, students will be able to earn college credit for most Academy courses.

Criminal Justice, Law and Career Academy

Kathleen High School

Lead Teacher:  Stephen Baggett
Phone:  (863) 499-2655
Fax:  (863) 499-2726

1100 Red Devil Way
Lakeland, FL  33815

The academy assists students in acquiring an understanding the American legal and criminal justice systems. The academy provides an opportunity for student to participate in hands-on training and prepares students to explore the wide range of career opportunities related to criminal justice and law.

Lake Region Academy of Law, Justice & Governance

Lake Region High School

Lead Teacher:  Colleen Robinson
Phone:  (863) 297-3099
Fax:  (863) 297-3097

1995 Thunder Road
Eagle Lake, FL  33839

The Lake Region Academy of Law, Justice & Governance provides a learning community which, in partnership with local businesses and government agencies, fosters in students the development of critical thinking and executive planning skills that will equip them for college or career opportunities in the fields of law, public administration and governance, law enforcement and justice administration.