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!

Marquette University Law School (Milwaukee, WI)

Project Freshwater

Date: Monday, July 17, 2017
Time: 10:30 am–12:15 pm
Location: Marquette University Law School

A team-taught, project-based learning experience for Marquette U’s Upward Bound program, Project Freshwater will introduce low-income, first-generation young men and women to the vital importance of water to our lives and well-being, instructing them in water studies and innovative engineering technologies that help sustain this valuable resource. MU Law School will present on water law and the road to law school.

Private Events

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

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law (Indianapolis, IN)

SWEL Discover Law Day (private)

Date: Thursday, July 20, 2017
Time: 1:30 pm–4:30 pm
Location: Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

During our Discover Law Day, we will host minority high school and college students who are participating in the Summer Work Experience in Law (SWEL) program based in Cincinnati, Ohio. As part of their experience, the students will evaluate legal careers and law schools. The half-day program will include welcoming remarks from the dean; Q&A with alumni and current students to discuss strategies for achieving academic success in high school, college, and law school; an admissions presentation on how to prepare for law school; and lunch.

Marquette University Law School (Milwaukee, WI)

Summer Youth Institute (private)

Dates: July 20–21 and 24–28, 2017
Time: 8:30 am–3:00 pm
Location: Marquette University Law School and various other locations in Milwaukee

The Summer Youth Institute (SYI) is designed to introduce middle and high school students from the city of Milwaukee to the legal system, expose them to careers in law, and provide them with practical tools for achieving their educational goals. The SYI is open to students who will enter the eighth, ninth, or tenth grades next fall. Enrollment is limited to 25–30 students. This program seeks to enroll students who demonstrate motivation, maturity, and a genuine interest in pursuing academic goals. Students must live and go to school in the city of Milwaukee, and either be first-generation college-bound students (neither of their parents have a college degree) or use English as a second language.

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

Summer Work Experience in Law (SWEL) Campus Visit (private)

Date: Friday, July 21, 2017
Time: 8:00 am–1:00 pm
Location: Indiana University Maurer School of Law—Bloomington

This event will give the SWEL students a look into law school and the law school application experience. The day will consist of a mock class, an admission panel, and a networking event.

University of Minnesota Law School (Minneapolis, MN)

Minnesota Pre-Law Scholars Program (private)

Date: Thursday, August 17, 2017
Time: 5:30 pm–8:30 pm
Location: University of Minnesota Law School

The Minnesota Pre-Law Scholars Program (MPLS) is an LSAT prep and law school readiness program for students traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession. MPLS is 10 weeks long and occurs each summer at the University of Minnesota Law School. MPLS includes intensive LSAT prep, admission information sessions, networking opportunities, a tour of a local law firm, and the chance to connect with current law students, alumni, and admissions staff. The program is open to the public and is free to selected participants, however, space is limited and students must apply and be accepted in order to participate. Participants must submit a seat deposit, which is fully refundable upon successful completion of the program. The event will take place from June to August 2017.

Other Events and Activities (Great Lakes)

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

DiscoverLaw.org PLUS Programs

First- and second-year college students: Get the skills you need to succeed in law school by attending a four-week summer prelaw program. There’s no cost to attend, and participants receive a small stipend.

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