Pre-Law Advising Center

Contacting Pre-Law Advising Center

The Pre-Law Advising Center Office is located at UT Dallas in Founders 2.202 (Founders Building, 2nd floor). The UT Dallas Visitors page has maps and directions to campus. Business operating hours are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, however the advisor's schedule is unpredictable due to classes, meetings and travel. Book an appointment here.

The Pre-Law Advising Center mailing address is:

UT Dallas Pre-Law Advising Center
800 W. Campbell Road, FO 53
Richardson, Texas 75080

Pre-Law Advising Center Personnel

Dr. Barbara Kirby, JD

Director and Pre-Law Advisor
FO 2.202B

Dr. Kirby joined the Pre-Law Advising Center in February 2018. Dr. Kirby received her undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Texas at Dallas, and a Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University. She practiced law for over 20 years, primarily as in-house counsel for the finance division of Xerox Corporation. After leaving the practice of law, Dr. Kirby obtained her PhD in Political Science from the University of Texas at Dallas, and spent two and a half years as Lecturer and Pre-Law Advisor at the University of North Texas. Dr. Kirby was the Director of Paralegal Studies at Texas Wesleyan University for eight years, where she taught a variety of courses and advised pre-law students through the M.D. Anderson Pre-Professional Program. Dr. Kirby has coached Mediation and Moot Court teams, and was the founder of the UTD Mock Trial team. She is currently the Treasurer of the Southwest Association of Pre-Law Advisors, and has access to a broad network of advisors and law school admissions personnel.

Dr. Kirby's mission as Pre-Law Advisor is to assist students throughout the law school admissions process, from early consideration of law as a career to the student's final decision about law school matriculation.

Tony A. Seagroves, Esq.

FO 2.202C

Attorney Tony A. Seagroves coaches the Mock Trial and Mediation teams at UT Dallas. He is a graduate from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law and an alumni of The University of Texas at Dallas. He is licensed to practice law in both Federal and Texas state courts.