Pre-Law Advising Center

Pre-Law Event Calendar

March Events

Date/Time Event
3/25/2021:
5:30pm – 6:30pm
Prelaw Encounter: LSAT Preparation Tips Session
Michael M. Gunning, JD will be discussing the ins and outs of the LSAT as well as providing some study tips. Mr. Gunnin scored a 48/48 on the LSAT in 1991 and a 1580/1600 on the GRE in 2006. He has twenty years of experience as an educator and tutor.
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November Events

Date/Time Event
11/4/2020:
2pm-6pm
LSAC Virtual Forum: MUST REGISTER BY NOV. 1
If you’re thinking about law school, we encourage you to attend one — or all four! — of these engaging live events. From the comfort of your own home, you’ll have the opportunity to meet law school admission professionals from 200+ law schools, ask questions about financial aid, and learn about the LSAT directly from our test developers. Candidates interested in JD and LLM programs, as well as those who are considering law-related master’s degrees and certificate programs, are encouraged to attend.
Click here to register: LSAC Virtual Forum Registration
11/5/2020:
3pm-4pm
Pre-Law Encounter: Getting Through the Current Admissions Cycle
Dr. Kirby will be discussing the ins and outs of the current admissions cycles. She will cover personal statements, making an impression in the virtual world, and much more.
Click here to join the meeting
11/11/2020
1:30pm-2:30pm
Admissions: OU College of Law
A representative from OU will be present to discuss admissions at OU College of Law and answer questions from students.
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Meeting ID: 947 6971 8042 Passcode: 54198539
11/12/2020
4:30pm-7:30pm
University of Texas Law Day
The agenda will consist of an admissions overview with Q&A, a mock class and then a student panel.
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TXLawVirtualLawDay
11/12/2020
6pm-7pm
Admissions: A&M School of Law
A representative from OU will be present to discuss admissions at OU College of Law and answer questions from students.
Join Zoom Meeting
11/16/2020
4:30pm-5:30pm
Admissions: SMU School of Law
A representative from OU will be present to discuss admissions at OU College of Law and answer questions from students.
Join Zoom Meeting
11/18/2020
4:30pm-6:30pm
Admissions: UT Law
A representative from UT will be present to discuss admissions at OU College of Law and answer questions from students. MUST have Zoom account to attend. Basic Zoom accounts are free.
Join Zoom Meeting

October Events

Date/Time Event

10/6/2020
4pm-6pm

Law School Panel: Meet the North/Central Texas Law Schools
Baylor, SMU, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, & UNT: Admissions professionals from participating law schools will share their expertise and insight on the law school admissions process. Panelists will focus on the pandemic’s impact on law school, diversity and inclusion initiatives, and general advice on preparation for a successful law school application.
Click here to register: North/Central Texas

10/8/2020
4pm-6pm

Law School Panel: Meet the Louisiana Law Schools
Loyola, LSU, Southern University, & Tulane: Admissions professionals from participating law schools will share their expertise and insight on the law school admissions process. Panelists will focus on the pandemic’s impact on law school, diversity and inclusion initiatives, and general advice on preparation for a successful law school application.
Click here to register: Louisiana

10/9/2020
3pm-4pm

Friday Pre-Law Encounter: John Ramsey, Ramsey Law Group, Houston Texas
"Staying Centered in the Peaks and Valleys — Achieving Long-Term Success in the Legal Profession"
Click here to join

10/13/2020
2pm-6pm

LSAC Virtual Forum
**Must register by Oct. 10**
If you’re thinking about law school, we encourage you to attend one — or all four! — of these engaging live events. From the comfort of your own home, you’ll have the opportunity to meet law school admission professionals from 200+ law schools, ask questions about financial aid, and learn about the LSAT directly from our test developers. Candidates interested in JD and LLM programs, as well as those who are considering law-related master’s degrees and certificate programs, are encouraged to attend.
Click here to register: https://www.lsac.org/lawschoolforums

10/15/2020
4pm-6pm

Law School Panel: Meet the South/Central Texas Law Schools
South Texas, St. Mary’s, Thurgood Marshall, University of Houston, & UT Austin: Admissions professionals from participating law schools will share their expertise and insight on the law school admissions process. Panelists will focus on the pandemic’s impact on law school, diversity and inclusion initiatives, and general advice on preparation for a successful law school application.
Click here to register: South/Central Texas

10/20/2020
4pm-6pm

Law School Panel: Meet the Arkansas and Oklahoma Law Schools
University of Arkansas, University of Arkansas Little Rock, Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma University, & University of Tulsa: Admissions professionals from participating law schools will share their expertise and insight on the law school admissions process. Panelists will focus on the pandemic’s impact on law school, diversity and inclusion initiatives, and general advice on preparation for a successful law school application.
Click here to register: Arkansas and Oklahoma

10/23/2020
1:30pm-2:30pm

Insider Insights: Tanvi Shah, Associate Attorney, Duane Morris LLP, San Diego, CA
"Getting To and Through Law School"
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September Events

Date/Time Event

9-4-2020
4pm-6pm

John Marshall Pre-Law Society: First General Meeting
During this meeting, we will be sharing our goals for the semester and getting to know our JMPLS community. This is a great opportunity to ask any questions you might have, meet your fellow JMPLS members, and win a fun prize during a special challenge!

9-11-2020
1:30pm-2:30pm

Personal Statement Workshop
Join Dr. Kirby as she goes over one of the biggest parts of the law school application process, personal statements. Dr. Kirby will cover how to get started with brainstorming for your personal statement, what law school admissions people want to see, some examples of good and bad personal statements, and even a little bit about grammar!
Click here to join Personal Statement workshop

9-17-2020
11am-2pm

Constitution Day 2020
This year’s theme is Your Right to VOTE! What could be more important?? The program will include speakers, panels, student organizations, and much more.
Click here to join Constitution Day 2020

9-18-2020
1:30pm-2:30pm

Friday Pre-Law Encounter: Considering a Gap Before Law School
Join us for a panel featuring UTD Alumni who decided, for various reasons, to take a gap before starting law school, and explore the considerations for making your own decision.
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9-25-2020
1:30pm-2:30pm

Friday Pre-Law Encounter: Getting the Most out of LSAC Forums
Join Dr. Kirby as she discusses the upcoming virtual LSAC Law forums, and how you should prepare for this unique experience. LSAC forums are extremely beneficial to students who are interested in attending law school.
Click here to join

9-30-2020
3pm-4:30pm

Freshman/Sophomore Pre-Law Seminar
Join us for a seminar geared specifically towards freshman and sophomores who are interested in law school! Dr. Kirby will discuss the ins and outs of navigating your first years at UTD and how to construct your timeline for the law school admissions process.
Click here to join Freshman/Sophomore Seminar