Law School Funding and Application Webinars

AccessLex is offering two free webinars in the coming weeks. AccessLex is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing aspiring law students with the information they need to make strategic decisions about their educations. RSVP using the links below!

Webinar: Financing Your Legal Education

In this session, we’ll discuss the costs of pursuing a legal education, describe the financial aid application process, review the available financing options and identify ways your students can be financially prepared to achieve their goals.

Webinar: Applying to Law School: A Strategic Approach

Presented by AccessLex’s Director of Diversity Programs, this presentation reviews the essential components of a successful law school application – and offers tips and strategies for applicants.

Marquette University application fee waivers available!

Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI is offering application fee waivers. A limited supply of waivers is available. If you’re interested in receiving a fee waiver, please contact Kris and he’ll get a waiver to you based on availability!

Marquette offers clinics in prosecution and public defense, unemployment compensation and mediation, and law and entrepreneurship.

Marquette offers specializations in areas including:

  • Business and Commercial Law
  • Criminal Preactice
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Environmental Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Health Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Legal Writing and Research
  • Litigation
  • Public Interest Law
  • Public Law
  • Real estate
  • Sports Law
  • Taxation
  • Water Law

Upcoming Prelaw Info Sessions

application_processConsidering a legal education? UO Prelaw Advising will be hosting two information sessions in October to outline the steps to law school and ensure a competitive law school application!

These workshops are free and open to the public.

Considering Law School
Wednesday, Oct 12, 12-1 pm in 195 Anstett Hall
Get a sense of what law schools look for in applicants, how to finance a legal education, and hear from current law students’ experiences.

Applying to Law School
Wednesday, Oct 26 at 12-1 pm in 360 Oregon Hall
Review components of a competitive law school application, including an effective personal statement, and avoid common application pitfalls.

Law School Admissions Webinar Series (FREE)

application_processMSU hosts a series of webinars addressing different aspects of the law school admissions process. Yes, they dedicate a slide or two their own program, but most of the information in these presentations can be very helpful to potential candidates, regardless of the school they hope to attend.

Free — Registration required

Preparing for Success in Law School: Expert Advice for Undergraduates

application_processspartan-helmet-ogWednesday, February 24, 2016
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. PST

This webinar will offer expert advice to undergraduates (and those in the work force) who are in the early phases of considering law school.  MSU Law’s two expert presenters – a highly experienced pre-law advisor from a public flagship university and a veteran dean of law admissions and admission consultant – will address the following topics:

  • Courses, experiences and skills that can provide a strong foundation for success in law school
  • Recommendations for learning about legal careers and suggestions for learning about the costs and returns of a legal education
  • A timeline for preparing for and applying to law school
  • Strategies to position yourself for admission and scholarship opportunities at the law schools of your choice

Register for the event here!

Missed the event? A recording of the webinar will be available here.