Pre-Law

Northern Virginia Minority Pre-Law Conference

Jessica Bowers – February 20th, 2018

Saturday, April 7, 2018
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
George Mason University

The Minority Pre-Law Conference is designed to educate prospective law students about the opportunities in the legal profession, with the ultimate goal of increasing diversity.

Conference topics include:

  • Law School Admissions
  • Studying for the LSAT
  • Pre-Law School Programs
  • Legal Careers
  • Special Guest Speaker: Donald M. Temple

Breakfast and lunch provided.
Questions? Contact novaylc@gmail.com

NGIC Career Fair

Katharine McDonough – February 12th, 2018

On March 29th (10am – 3pm) the National Ground Intelligence Center (in Charlottesville – just past the airport) will be hosting a Career Fair! There over 30 fulltime and internship positions available and NGIC is authorized to make same day offers to qualified candidates.

American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund

Melvin Walker – February 12th, 2018

Overview

 The ABA Scholarship Fund is intended to encourage racial and ethnic minority students to apply to law school and to provide financial assistance to these students. You will be awarded $5,000 of financial assistance annually if you attend or plan to attend an ABA-accredited law school. An award made to an entering first-year student may be renewable for two additional years, resulting in financial assistance totaling $15,000 during his or her time in law school.

 

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North Carolina Bar Association 4th Annual Minority Pre-Law Conference

Melvin Walker – February 12th, 2018

Overview

This conference is designed to reach minority high school and college students who are considering or planning to attend law school. You will have the great opportunity to:

  1. Hear from law school deans

  2. Find out what admissions officers are looking for in an applicant

  3. Participate in a mock law school class

  4. Speak with current law school students and practicing attorneys

Achieving Success in the Law Application Process Program

Jessica Bowers – January 31st, 2018

The Council on Legal Education Opportunity announces the Achieving Success in the Application Process (ASAP) Program for 2018!

Preparing talented, motivated, yet under-represented students to successfully gain admission to and succeed in law school.
The ASAP program curriculum will focus on aspects of the law school application process that are commonly overlooked or undervalued by students when applying to law school.

Miami Law: Entertainment, Arts, & Sports Law Online Chat

Jessica Bowers – January 31st, 2018

Wednesday, February 21
6:30 - 7:30 PM

Miami Law will host a live online chat to disucss and answer questions about their curricular offerings in Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law.

Professors on the Chat

Harold Flegelman, Director of LLM Program in Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law, joined Maiami Law from the L.A. office of Loeb and Loeb LLP where he was a partner and Co-Chair of the Corporate Media and Entertainment Practice Group.

UVA multidisciplinary research journal, The Oculus, accepting submissions

Jessica Bowers – January 30th, 2018

Want to be published? Conducting research you'd like to share with UVA?

Submit your research to The Oculus, UVA's multidisiplinary research journal!

DMP or Majors Theses, Course Papers, Independent Research, and more are all accepted. Research from any field, from Biology to Art History, is accepted.

Submission Deadline Sunday, February 11th

Intellectual Property Law Discussion & Reception for Engineering Students

Jessica Bowers – January 30th, 2018

Meet with lawyers from Knobbe Martens, one of the country's most prominent intellectual property law firms, to learn about their practice, their professionals, and how they offer a rewarding career in Intellectual Property (IP) law.

UVA undergraduates with a technical background and interest in IP law are cordially invited to attend one or both of the following events:

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