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Pre-Law Events

Appointments with our Law School Admissions Coach/ pre-law advisor are available for currently enrolled UT students of all majors. Please note that during the fall semester, prioritization of appointments is provided to students applying in the current admissions cycle. All other students may stop by pre-law drop-ins or email their inquiries. 

To stay updated on all things pre-law, including workshops and internship opportunities, subscribe to our pre-law listserv. The listserv is available to UT students of all majors. 

Upcoming Pre-Law Panels, Workshops and Info Sessions

Designed to help students make informed decisions about pursuing law school, pre-law events are open to UT students of all majors and alumni, unless otherwise stated, interested in learning more about the admissions process, law school and the legal profession. 

During 2020-21, all pre-law events listed below are taking place virtually. Events will be updated throughout the semester and on the pre-law listserv. Times listed below are CDT. 

  1. Advanced registration is required as space may be limited. All events are free.
  2. If you RSVP, add the event to your calendar and plan to attend as organizers keep track of attendance. No showing is unprofessional and strongly discouraged. If you are unable to attend, please cancel with the event organizer. 

January 2021
Jan 20 at 1pm | Miami Law - Admissions 101 Session | RSVP here
Jan 21 at 3:30pm | Intro to Law School Admissions | RSVP here
Jan 22 at 2pm | First-Generation Law Student Experiences - Mentor in Law | RSVP here
Jan 26 at 11am | The Road to Zero: A Strategic Approach to Student Loan Repayment | RSVP here
Jan 26 at 2pm | Paying for Law School | RSVP here
Jan 27 at 7pm | Your Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PLSF) Plan | RSVP here
Jan 28 at 3pm | Columbia Law Info Session | RSVP here
Jan 28 at 6pm | Building Your Law School Budget | RSVP here

February 2021
Feb 3 at 4pm | Georgetown Law Info Session | RSVP here
Feb 5 at 11am | Wisconsin Pre-Law Diversity Conference and Law Fair | RSVP here
Feb 5 at 2pm | Office Hours with Current Yale Law Students | RSVP here
Feb 6 at 10am | Univ. of Houston Law Center Online Info Session | RSVP here
Feb 10 at 10am | The Road to Zero: A Strategic Approach to Student Loan Repayment | RSVP here
Feb 10 at 2pm | Building Your Law School Budget | RSVP here
Feb 11 at 11am | Your Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PLSF) Plan | RSVP here
Feb 19 at 12pm | Georgetown Law Info Session | RSVP here
Feb 23 at 5pm | Paying for Law School | RSVP here
Feb 24 at 4pm | The Road to Zero: A Strategic Approach to Student Loan Repayment | RSVP here
Feb 24 at 6pm | Building Your Law School Budget | RSVP here
Feb 25 at 4pm | SAPLA Diversity Law Symposium | RSVP here
Feb 25 at 5pm | Your Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PLSF) Plan | RSVP here

Currently enrolled students may schedule a law school admissions coaching appointment via Handshake.
UT alumni may schedule a law school admissions coaching appointment here.

UT Law Fair

UT Austin is not hosting an in-person Law School Fair during Fall 2020.

Additional Resources

To research law schools and figure out which law school(s) fit well with your professional aspirations, visit Xplore JD. With XploreJD, applicants can:

  • Xplore categories that may factor into your law school decision – like location, cost, enrollment, diversity, curriculum, and outcomes.
  • Review and weight your selected priorities, giving greatest weight to your highest priorities.
See profiles of ABA-approved law schools that are right for you, including published tuition and fees, first-time bar passage rates, total 1L enrollment and much more!

For information on how to make a sound financial decision when it comes to law school, please visit these free resources:

AccessLex Institute is a nonprofit that offers free financial education programming and resources. Potential law school applicants can connect with them to discuss financial aid, financial plans and other options as they prepare for attending law school.


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