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2016 PCIG Recipient Jaymee Copenhaver

Jaymee Copenhaver – July 5th, 2016

When you take the yellow line metro into the city from Virginia at  8 a.m. on a weekday, as I have for the past week, there is a lot to see. There are rushing commuters dressed in business formal and carrying briefcases and coffee, families visiting the city ready for a day of sightseeing, and huge, fast trains. However, my favorite sight on these mornings comes between the Pentagon and L’Enfant Plaza metro stations when I finally cross the Potomac River into the city. From my spot at the window of the metro I can see across the river and over to the magnificence of the nation’s capital. I see tall buildings and great memorials, merging the city’s vibrant present with its momentous history. It’s beautiful, and I feel so lucky to be here.

Explore Legal Careers with I Am The Law Podcasts

Jessica Bowers – June 24th, 2016

Interested in the legal profession but not sure how to get started exploring it? Want to learn what the practice of law is really like?

I Am The Law (IATL) is a podcast produced by Last School Transparency, a non-profit organization committed to making entry to the legal profession more transparent, afforadable, and fair. The podcast uses informational interviews with new and seasoned law school graduates to convey what the practice of law is really like.

HANDSHAKE IS HERE!!

Christie Julien – June 15th, 2016

HANDSHAKE IS HERE!

We've been talking about it for what seems like months but it's finally here. Starting today you can access your Handshake account and start using the system that's sweeping the nation!

Enough Talk. Time For Action. How Do I Access My New Best Friend, Handshake?

Pre-Law Summer Webinar Series

Jessica Bowers – June 13th, 2016

You are invited to participate in the Mighigan State University College of Law Summer Webinar Series. These online presentations will provide valuable information as you explore or plan for law school.

Webinars are free and participants may ask questions of the presenters during the 15-minute Question-and-Answer segment that follows presenters' remarks.

Insiders' Guide to Gaining Admission and Scholarship Aid at US Law Schools
June 13th, 7:00 pm EDT

Register here

Law Admissions Summer Workshop Series

Jessica Bowers – June 5th, 2016

Hosted by a group of leading law schools, the Law Admissions Workshop Series is designed to provide prospective applicants with information about legal education, the legal profession, and preparing for the process of applying to law school. Admissions Deans from participating schools will take part in a panel discussion followed by a question and answer session. After the panels, representatives from each of the participating schools will be available for additional information and discussion during a small format educational fair.

Washington DC Law School Forum - 7/23

Jessica Bowers – June 3rd, 2016

Calling all pre-law students! You are invited to attend the annual Washington, DC Law School Admission Council Law School Forum. The Forum is an excellent opportunity for prospective law students to: 

  • talk face-to-face with admission representatives from 180 LSAC-member law schools
  • obtain admission materials and financial aid information
  • attend live workshop sessions to help you navigate the law school application process

Admission is Free!

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