Upcoming Events


2021 Events


NOVEMBER EVENTS

 

November 9 | Tuesday, 5 p.m. (CT)

Virtual U of I Law School Panel: Chicagoland + Highlights!

 DePaul University School of Law

  • Loyola Law School
  • Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • University of Illinois Chicago School of Law
  • Northern Illinois University College of Law

Link to details for this event and registration. Registration open until 11:59pm on November 8th.

 

November 11 | Thursday, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. (CT)

Virtual UIS Pre-Law Workshop with

Indiana University-Maurer School of Law & SLU LAW 

Speakers:  Josie Brush, Associate Director of Admissions – IU-Maurer School of Law

Aly Ricci, Assistant Director of Admissions – Saint Louis University School of Law

Details:   Seasoned Admissions Professionals from Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Saint Louis University School of Law will address a range of application process topics, from application timelines to personal statements; from required tests to letters of recommendation. What about character and fitness questions on the application? Should a student submit an addendum? The discussion will also give attendees a glimpse into the academic environment, community, and support resources of each of the schools.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://slu.zoom.us/j/91674618355

Meeting ID: 916 7461 8355

 

November 16 | Tuesday, 10 a.m. – Noon (CT)

Midwest Law School Virtual Fair

Registration should be completed in advance and is free.

Details:  Meet with representatives from over 30 Midwest Law Schools. This is an opportunity to gain information about programs of interest and connect with admissions professionals.

 

November 18 | Thursday, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. (CT)

Pre-Law Virtual Resume Workshop

Details:   Resume overview and question answering session the UIS Career Development Center.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://uis.zoom.us/j/81256330804?pwd=SktpZkhTdnMwODYyZGhEcTVCNmZTUT09

Meeting ID: 812 5633 0804

Password: 824580

 



VIRTUAL LAW SCHOOL PANELS

HOSTED BY UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS URBANA-CHAMPAIGN

Admissions representatives will be on hand to provide an overview of their school and answer questions directly from students and alumni. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect directly with some of the top schools!

Law School Panel: Big 10 Highlights! October 5, 2021 at 5:00 pm

  • University of Illinois College of Law
  • Indiana University – Maurer School of Law
  • University of Iowa College of Law
  • University of Minnesota Law School
  • University of Wisconsin Law School

Link to details for this event and registration. Registration open until 11:59pm on October 4th.

Law School Panel: Midwest Highlights! October 25, 2021 at 5:00 pm

  • University of Chicago Law School
  • University of Michigan Law School
  • Notre Dame Law School
  • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
  • Vanderbilt Law School
  • Washington University School of Law

Link to details for this event and registration. Registration open until 11:59pm on October 24th.

Law School Panel: Chicagoland + Highlights! November 9, 2021 at 5:00 pm

  • Depaul University School of Law
  • Loyola Law School
  • Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • University of Illinois Chicago School of Law
  • Northern Illinois University College of Law

Link to details for this event and registration. Registration open until 11:59pm on November 8th.


LAW CHAT with Prof. Deborah Anthony, J.D. – Sept. 30th

Applying to Law School:
How to get Started Preparing a Strong Application Strategies for Success
Thursday, September 30, 2021
Zoom Event – Noon to 1:00pm

 


SEPTEMBER 2021 LAW FAIR EVENTS

September 10 | LSAC Digital Law Forum

Registration Deadline September 8

  • Meet with law school reps from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. CT
  • Attend live workshops starting at 1 p.m. CT
  • Gain access to on-demand workshops, only available to forum registrants

 

September 17 | National HBCU Virtual Law Expo

Register online for free in advance

  • Virtual Law Expo, featuring law schools from across the country
  • Workshops, Panel Discussions, and Mater Classes
  • Keynote, Special Guest and Guest Speakers
  • HBCU Law School Deans Showcase from 6 HBCU Law Schools

 

September 25 | LSAC Forum – Chicago (in-person)

Registration Deadline: September 23 (Register online early to select a time-slot!)

JD candidates:

  • Meet with law school reps from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT (Choose a time slot during registration)
  • Attend a live workshop one hour prior to your entry time
  • Gain access to on-demand workshops, only available to forum registrants

LLM, master’s, and certificate program candidates:

  • Meet with law school reps from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. CT
  • Gain access to on-demand workshops, only available to forum registrants

 

September 28 | MAPLA Caravan Day 1: Virtual Law Fair for Illinois Students!

  • Meet virtually with admission representatives from law schools throughout the region.

 

September 29 | MAPLA Caravan Day 2: University of Iowa (in-person)

  • Meet with admission representatives from law schools throughout the region.

September 30 | MAPLA Caravan Day 3: University of Minnesota (in-person)

  • Meet with admission representatives from law schools throughout the region.

 

Email UIS Pre-Law Center at UISPLC@UIS.EDU for registration information!

 



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2020 Events


 

Click here for the Zoom information.

 

 


Topic: Pre-Law Advising Event

Time: Oct 15, 2020 02:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://uis.zoom.us/j/84262470131?pwd=djF1azBQLzZwdXd5L1ZyTENTSGVhZz09

Meeting ID: 842 6247 0131

Password: 936518

 

 


Monday May 25, 2020 from 3-4 p.m.
Link: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/91878347815

 


 

Bridge across the Midway:

Law School and the Law School Admissions Process

Join the Earl B. Dickerson Chapter of the Black Law Students Association and the University of Chicago Law School Admissions Team to learn more about law school and the law school admissions process in our first ever virtual event.

  Saturday, May 23, 2020

10:00am – 12:30pm cdt

Register Here

The University of Chicago Law School is located across the Midway Plaisance from the undergraduate campus. Students considering law school often talk about going “across the Midway” to the Law School. As you start to consider your future your plans, whether you are across the Midway or across the country from UChicago Law, we’d like to introduce you to law school and the law school admissions process. Join us on Zoom to hear from law school admissions and financial aid professionals, law school professors and current law students. Although we cannot be together in person, we are excited to answer your questions!

10:00 a.m. – Law School Admissions Process – Learn about the law school admissions process and the first year of law school from Professor Jonathan Masur and our Admissions and Financial Aid team.

11:00 a.m. – Current Law Student Panel – Learn about pursuing law school, the application process and the law school experience from members of the UChicago Law Black Law Students Association.

Questions? Please contact Meg Bingle (mbingle@uchicago.edu)

 



Past Events


2019  Events


2018 Panel Event

UIS Pre-Law Panel FlyerEat FREE pizza and engage in discussion with former students, faculty and legal professionals on how to choose the right law school and how to prepare for success!

Date: Monday, October 29

Time: 5:00 – 6:00pm

Location: Public Affairs Center (PAC) Conference Room E (Lower level)

RSVP by October 26 to uisplc@uis.edu!

 

 

 

 

 

 


UIUC 2018 Law School Fair

Considering law school? Do you want to get a head start on the law school admissions process?

Fall 2018 UIUC Law School FairIf so, join the Pre-Law Center for a FREE trip to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) for their annual law school fair on September 26 from 10AM to 2PM! You will have the opportunity to meet with admissions representatives from over 100 law schools!

The UIS Pre-Law Center will be offering FREE transportation to and from the fair to all interested students!

*E-mail uisplc@uis.edu by Friday, September 21 to secure your spot!