'If there wasn't a lawyer at school, things probably wouldn't have turned out as they have. I probably wouldn't have reached out and wouldn't know where to go.' - Madison, client
Facing her first criminal charges at just 17, Madison was at a crossroads.
A criminal conviction could hang over her head and negatively impact her for the rest of her life, while early intervention and a second chance could provide her with the right support to engage with her future and avoid re-offending.
Learn more about Madison's story
and how IMCL's Youth Outreach Lawyer program
at her school intervened early to help her avoid a criminal conviction.