Upcoming DiscoverLaw.org Events (Midwest)
DiscoverLaw.org-sponsored events that are taking place in the Midwest are listed below.
These events are open to everyone—feel free to attend!
University of Missouri—Kansas City School of Law (Kansas City, MO)
Navigating Diversity in the Legal Profession: Perspectives and Insights from the Mizzou Law Community
Date: Friday, March 14, 2014
Time: 9:00 am–12:30 pm
Location: Hulston Hall
Mizzou Law will host area undergraduate students to learn about applying to law school, sit in on a law school class, and hear perspectives from law school faculty and students on diversity in the legal profession. This event will help prospective law students learn to navigate the legal profession, including the very first step: preparing for law school. Lunch will be provided.
These events are being held for select audiences and are not open to the public.
Creighton University School of Law (Omaha, NE)
Diversity Expo (private)
Date: Saturday, March 22, 2014
Time: 10:00 am–12:30 pm
Location: Creighton Law School
The Diversity Expo is hosted by current law students who are members of the Black Law Students Association. The Diversity Expo itinerary is as follows:
- 10:00 am–10:15 am: Welcome/Introduction
10:15 am–10:45 am: Students attend a lecture given by a student in the Street Law class
10:50 am–11:30 am: Tour of the law school
11:30 am–12:30 pm: Lunch
Saint Louis University School of Law (St. Louis, MO)
Discover Law Mock Trial Workshop (private)
Date: Saturday, March 29, 2014
Time: 8:00 am–2:00 pm
Location: Saint Louis University School of Law
St. Louis high school students who are interested in competing in mock trial competitions are invited to take part in a workshop designed by St. Louis University law students. The workshop addresses basic mock trial skills and includes instruction, a mock trial demonstration, and small-group interaction with the law students. The workshop will include a mentoring lunch where the high school participants will have an opportunity to speak with students, staff, and faculty about law school and the legal profession.
Other Events and Activities (Midwest)
DiscoverLaw.org Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars Program (Kansas City, MO)
University of Missouri—Kansas City School of Law
Date: June 6–July 18, 2014
Location: University of Missouri—Kansas City School of Law
This intensive four-week academic program is designed to familiarize students with the scholarly and professional expectations for law students and lawyers.
The application deadline is March 3.
Please contact Lydia Dagenais at firstname.lastname@example.org or 816.235.1677 for more information.