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 may be limited at these workshops.   

UPCOMING PRE-LAW EVENTS (Panels, Workshops and Info Sessions) 

Oct. 22, 2018 from 2:00pm to 3:30pm - The Insider's Guide to Law School Admissions (Texas, UC Berkeley, USC, Northwestern and NYU) - RSVP is full; all these reps will also be at the UT Law Fair 
Oct. 23, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm - UT Law Fair in the TX Union Ballroom - no RSVP needed 
Oct. 30, 2018 from 5:00pm to 6:00pm - Univ. of Chicago Law Admissions webinar - Register here

Nov. 5, 2018 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm - Financing Your Law School Education 
Nov. 6, 2018 from 4:00pm to 5:00pm - From JD to Practice (Intellectual Property, Immigration and Litigation)
Nov. 7, 2018 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm - Mock Admissions File Review (American Univ. )
Nov. 8, 2018 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm - Personal Statement Workshop (Cornell, George Washington, UCLA)

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. 

UT LAW FAIR | OCT. 23, 2018 from 10:00 am to 2:00pm

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.

Download the 2018 UT Law Fair map and index here to explore the location of participating law schools.

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

Law schools who will be at 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
  • Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, FL
  • Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY
  • George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School, Arlington, VA
  • George Washington University Law School, Washington DC
  • Hofstra University, Maurice A. Deane School of Law, Hempstead, NY
  • Howard University School of Law, Washington DC
  • Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, OR
  • Liberty University School of Law, Lynchburg, VA
  • 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
  • Mercer University School of Law, Macon, GA
  • 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 Florida, Levin College of Law, Gainesville, FL
  • 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 Events (Panels, Workshops and Info Sessions)
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, 2017 | Yale Law School Prospective Student Info Session
Dec. 06, 2017 | UC Berkeley JD Applicant Info Session
Nov. 15, 2017 | UVA Law School Info Session
Oct. 27, 2017 | Harvard Law School Info Session
Oct. 27, 2017 | Beyond the Numbers
Oct. 26, 2017 | Financing Your Legal Education
Oct. 25, 2017 | Insider's Guide to Law School Admissions
Oct. 24, 2017 | From JD to Practice
Oct. 23, 2017 | Strategies for Researching Law Schools
Oct. 16, 2017 | SMU Law Info Session
Apr. 18, 2017 | Immigration Law Panel
Mar. 21, 2017 | Law Student Perspectives Panel
Mar. 09, 2017 | Financial Awareness for Prospective Law Students
Mar. 02, 2017 | Law School Admissions Panel with SMU, UH, Univ. of Arizona, Univ. of San Diego, and Wake Forest 
Feb. 15, 2017 | Corporate/ Transactional Law Panel
Jan. 31, 2017 | Human Rights and Civil Rights Law Panel

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