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Upcoming DiscoverLaw.org Events (Great Lakes)

DiscoverLaw.org-sponsored events that are taking place in the Great Lakes region are listed below.

Public Events

These events are open to everyone—feel free to attend!

University of Wisconsin Law School (Madison, WI)
Marquette University Law School

Wisconsin Statewide Pre-Law Diversity Day 2017

Date: Friday, February 17, 2017
Time: 9:00 am–2:30 pm
Location: University of Wisconsin Law School

You are cordially invited to join admission officers, faculty, and staff from the University of Wisconsin Law School and Marquette University Law School at the Fifth Annual Wisconsin Statewide Pre-Law Diversity Day! This event is free to students and advisors and will be held on Friday, February 17, 2017, from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm at the University of Wisconsin Law School in Madison, Wisconsin.

DePaul University College of Law (Chicago, IL)

Illinois Latino Law Forum

Date: Saturday, February 18, 2017
Time: 9:00 am–5:00 pm
Location: DePaul College of Law, 25 E. Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60604

High school and college students are invited to attend this free one-day event. In this unique program, participants are offered an introduction to the study of law from a Latino/a perspective; the opportunity to meet with prominent Latino/a judges and lawyers; tips and advice from law school admission professionals about the law school application and financial aid process; and discussions with Latino/a high school, college, and law school students committed to increasing diversity in the legal field.

Indiana University Maurer School of Law—Bloomington (Bloomington, IN)

Diversity Law Day

Date: Saturday, February 18, 2017
Time: 8:30 am–2:30 pm
Location: Indiana University Maurer School of Law—Moot Court Room

This event will present high school students, as well as freshman and sophomore college students, with the opportunity to learn more about the legal field. Throughout the day, current students, faculty, staff, and alumni will assist in making our Diversity Law Day a success. We plan on showing students what it is actually like to be in the courtroom, how to strategically think for law school purposes, and what steps they can take now to prepare for graduate education.

University of Minnesota Law School (Minneapolis, MN)

DiscoverLaw—An Evening of Law School Exploration for Community College, Freshman, and Sophomore Students

Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm–8:30 pm
Location: University of Minnesota Law School

During this evening event at the University of Minnesota Law School, community college students, as well as college freshman and sophomores, will learn about admission to law school, what law school is like, and careers in law. Events include

  • a mock law school class,
  • a current law student panel discussion,
  • a law school admission presentation on “What You Should Know if You Want to Go to Law School,”
  • the opportunity to speak with admission counselors, and
  • free dinner for registered participants.

University of Dayton School of Law (Dayton, OH)

Dayton Law’s Discover Law Day

Date: Monday, March 13, 2017
Time: 4:00 pm–6:00 pm
Location: University of Dayton Law School

Learn about the law school application process and receive a tour of Dayton Law. A dinner will also be provided, where current Dayton Law students will share their stories, as well as their insights on law school and the law school application process.

Private Events

These events are being held for select audiences and are not open to the public.

University of St. Thomas School of Law—Minneapolis (Minneapolis, MN)
University of Minnesota Law School
Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Legal Education Awareness Program (LEAP) (private)

Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Time: 8:30 am–12:30 pm
Location: University of St Thomas School of Law—Minneapolis

An annual event coordinated by the three Minnesota law schools, LEAP is designed to encourage high school students from racial and ethnic groups that are historically underrepresented in the legal profession to consider a career as a lawyer. Through special guest speakers, an interactive panel, and more, attendees will learn about the many paths to and from law school.

Other Events and Activities (Great Lakes)

There are no other events or activities scheduled at this time. Check back soon!