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Upcoming Events (Midsouth) events that are taking place in the Midsouth are listed below.

Public Events

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

Elon University School of Law (Greensboro, NC)

Pipeline to the Legal Profession

Date: Saturday, February 25, 2017
Time: 9:00 am–2:30 pm
Location: Elon University School of Law, 201 N. Greene St., Greensboro, NC 27401

Elon Law’s Pipeline to the Legal Profession is designed to encourage students to consider a career in law. During the course of the event, attendees will attend a mock class; hear from law students, faculty, and administrators about gaining admission to, preparing for, and succeeding in law school; and learn about professionalism and intercultural engagement in the legal profession. Current law school students and practicing attorneys will speak with attendees about their experience in law school and in their legal careers. While aimed primarily at first- and second-year college students and high school students, anyone considering law school is welcome.

University of the District of Columbia—David A. Clarke School of Law (Washington, DC)

Know Your Rights

Date: Saturday, February 25, 2017
Time: 11:00 am–2:00 pm
Location: UDC David A. Clarke School of Law

Are you currently in your first or second year of college and considering law school? Join us at the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law to talk about the prospects of law school, to learn how practicing law can impact your local community, to get information about the importance of diversity in the practice of law, and to receive valuable Know Your Rights and Legal Observer trainings.

Private Events

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

West Virginia University College of Law (Morgantown, WV)

High School Minority Law Day (private)

Date: Friday, February 24, 2017
Time: 9:00 am–2:30 pm
Location: WVU College of Law

As part of Months, WVU College of Law hosts High School Minority Law Day. High School Minority Law Day is in its 19th year and has been an annual success. Through the High School Minority Law Day program, the College of Law is able to provide minority students from high schools across the state of West Virginia (as well as some schools in Pennsylvania) the opportunity to visit our facility and interact with current law school students and faculty. The purpose of the program is to nurture the interest of young minority students early so that they may approach their undergraduate education with an eye toward law school. Many of these students do not realize that a legal career is within their reach. This program allows us to work with participants to make this career path a realistic option for them. The event includes a welcome from our dean, sessions on admission, choosing an undergraduate major, and first/last impressions of a trial, as well as a presentation from a minority alumnus and practicing attorney.

Widener University Delaware Law School (Wilmington, DE)

Diversity Law Day at Delaware Law School (private)

Date: Thursday, March 2, 2017
Time: 10:00 am–2:00 pm
Location: Delaware Law School

In conjunction with LSAC, Widener University Delaware Law School will host its annual Diversity Law Day for students from several local area high schools. Students will learn about higher education and law school. Diversity Law Day will provide an excellent opportunity for students to take part in a mock law school class and speak with law school students, faculty, and staff.

Students should plan to arrive on campus by 9:45 am.

Program highlights include:

  • Welcome
  • Mock law school class
  • Luncheon with faculty, staff, and students
  • Panel discussion with Widener Law students

Northern Kentucky University—Salmon P. Chase College of Law (Highland Heights, KY)

Multicultural Law Academy (private)

Date: Friday, March 3, 2017
Time: 8:30 am–2:00 pm
Location: Northern Kentucky University

To best serve the needs of society, the legal profession must reflect the diversity of our communities. The Multicultural Law Academy is designed to inform students from racial and ethnic groups that are underrepresented in the legal profession about careers in law. Join us on campus for this special event to learn about pursuing a career in law and the steps necessary to achieve your goals.

  • Participate in a Street Law Mock Trial presentation.
  • Hear from a panel with undergraduate and law students, with additional opportunities to interact.
  • Create a sample budget for college.
  • Hear from attorney Roula Allouch during the lunch keynote address.

Other Events and Activities (Midsouth)

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