Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

Pre-Law Events

Each semester, the Liberal Arts Career Services organizes numerous presentations to help UT students learn more about the legal profession. These workshops are designed to help students make informed decisions about pursuing law school.

Events are open to current UT students (of all majors) and alumni, unless otherwise stated. As a professional courtesy, if your plans change and you are unable to attend, please notify us of your cancellation before the event begins as space is limited at these workshops.   

Upcoming Pre-Law Panels, Workshops and Info Sessions

Mar. 27, 2019 from 12:00pm-1:00pm | Law Student Insights Panel | RSVP here

Appointments with our pre-law advisor are available for UT students of all majors. Please call 512-471-7900 to schedule a prelaw advising appointment. COLA students may schedule a prelaw advising appointment online. 

Explore our list of past pre-law events here.

UT Law Fair

2019 UT Law Fair: Thursday, October 3, 2019 | 11am - 2 pm | Texas Union Ballroom

UT's Law Fair is one of the largest school-sponsored law fairs in the nation. The Law Fair provides attendees with the opportunity to interact with 100+ law school admissions professionals from a variety of schools in a centralized setting. Whether your goal is to gather information about prospective law schools or connect with specific law school admissions professionals, UT's Law Fair is your opportunity to gain in-depth information about law schools that you can use to evaluate their programs. Offered only in the Fall, the Law Fair allows applicants to interact with admissions representatives, pick up brochures and applications, collect information about each program's admissions and financial aid process, and learn more about specific law school programs. It is very possible that the admissions representative that you meet at the Law Fair will be the same person who may read your application down the road. 

UT Law Fair is free and open to the public. No RSVP is needed. Plan to bring a pen, notepad and your questions about law schools and their specific programs. Business casual dress is recommended.

AccessLex Institute, which offers financial education programming and resources, will also have a representative available to answer questions about financing your legal education.

Law schools who attended UT's 2018 Law Fair include:

  • Albany Law School, Albany, NY
  • American University, Washington College of Law, Washington DC
  • Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Phoenix, AZ
  • Ave Maria School of Law, Naples, FL
  • Baylor University School of Law, Waco, TX
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, New York, NY
  • Boston College Law School, Newton, MA
  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA
  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, NY
  • California Western School of Law, San Diego, CA
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Cleveland, OH
  • Chapman University, Dale E. Fowler School of Law, Orange, CA
  • City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law, Long Island, NY
  • Columbia University School of Law, New York, NY
  • Cornell Law School, Ithaca, NY
  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, IL
  • Duke University School of Law, Durham, NC
  • Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, GA
  • Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY
  • George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School, Arlington, VA
  • George Washington University Law School, Washington DC
  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, IL
  • Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, New Orleans, LA
  • Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, WI
  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, CA
  • Michigan State University, College of Law, E. Lansing, MI
  • New England Law, Boston, MA
  • New York Law School, New York, NY
  • New York University (NYU) School of Law, New York, NY
  • Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, MA
  • Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Chicago, IL
  • Notre Dame Law School, Notre Dame, IN
  • Oklahoma City University School of Law, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Law, University Park, PA
  • Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, CA
  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, MO
  • Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, CA
  • Seattle University School of Law, Seattle, WA
  • Southern Methodist University (SMU) Dedman School of Law, Dallas, TX
  • South Texas College of Law Houston, Houston, TX
  • Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, CA
  • St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, TX
  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA
  • Syracuse University College of Law, Syracuse, NY
  • Texas A&M University School of Law, Ft. Worth, TX
  • Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX
  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, TX
  • The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington DC
  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Columbus, OH
  • The University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, KS
  • The University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, NM
  • The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, MI
  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, TX
  • The University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, OK
  • Tulane University School of Law, New Orleans, LA
  • UC Hastings, School of Law, San Francisco, CA
  • UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, CA
  • University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, AZ
  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law, Berkeley, CA
  • University of California, Davis School of Law, Davis, CA
  • University of Colorado Law School, Boulder, CO
  • University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, Denver, CO
  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, GA
  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, TX
  • University of Iowa, College of Law, Iowa City, IA
  • University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law, Louisville, KY
  • University of Maryland, Carey School of Law, Baltimore, MD
  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, FL
  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, MN
  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Jackson, MS
  • University of Missouri, School of Law, Columbia, MO
  • University of Nebraska, College of Law, Lincoln, NE
  • University of New Hampshire, School of Law, Concord, NH
  • University of North Carolina, School of Law, Chapel Hill, NC
  • University of North Texas, Dallas College of Law, Dallas, TX
  • University of Oklahoma College of Law, Norman, OK
  • University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, OR
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA
  • University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, CA
  • University of San Franciso School of Law, San Francisco, CA
  • University of Southern California, Gould School of Law, Los Angeles, CA
  • University of South Carolina, School of Law, Columbia, SC
  • University of Utah, SJ Quinney College of Law, Salt Lake City, UT
  • University of Washington, School of Law, Seattle, WA
  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, WI
  • University of Wyoming, College of Law, Laramie, WY 
  • UNLV Boyd School of Law, Las Vegas, NV
  • Vanderbilt University Law School, Nashville, TN
  • Vermont Law School, South Royalton, VT
  • Western State College of Law at Argosy University, Irvine, CA
  • West Virginia University, College of Law, Morgantown, WV 
  • William & Mary Law School, Williamsburg, VA

Past Pre-Law Panels, Workshops and Info Sessions

Feb. 13, 2019 | Financing Your Legal Education with AccessLex
Jan. 29, 2019 | Tour of Texas Law School Admissions Panel
Nov. 8, 2018 | Beyond the Numbers: Personal Statement, Letters of Rec, and Resume with Cornell, GW, and UCLA
Nov. 7, 2018 | Mock Admissions File Review with American Univ. 
Nov. 6, 2018 | From JD to Practice (IP, Immigration and Litigation)
Oct. 22, 2018 | Insider's Guide to Law School Admissions
Oct. 18, 2018 | Law Fair Success Strategies
Oct. 17, 2018 | Harvard Law School Info Session
Oct. 11, 2018 | Top 5 Tips For Your Law School Application
Sep. 18, 2018 | Law School Admissions Panel with SMU, Univ. of Arizona, Univ. of San Diego, Univ. of Tenn. and Wake Forest
Apr. 17, 2018 | Social Justice and Legal Services Panels at UT Non Profit Forum
Mar. 27, 2018 | UT Law Student Panel
Mar. 22, 2018 | Financial Awareness for Prospective Law Students
Feb. 07, 2018 | Law School Admissions Panel - SMU, Univ. of Arizona, Univ. of San Diego, and Wake Forest 
Jan. 11, 2018 | Yale Law School Prospective Student Info Session


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