Considering Law School

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It’s never too early to start thinking about law school and the many career options available to you when you obtain a law degree.

Law School Basics

Fields of Law

Once you complete your law school’s core curriculum, you’ll have the freedom to take a variety of courses. If you know the field of law you want to pursue, you can select courses in that focus area.

After Law School

Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars (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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Upcoming Events

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June

25

UNM African American Student Services BEST Academy Visit (Albuquerque, NM)
July

16

Leadership in Law Camp (San Antonio, TX)

17

Shades of Purple 2018 (Seattle, WA)

24

Women’s Center Bridging the Gap: Discovering Law and Making a Difference (Seattle, WA)

30

Constitutional Law Camp (San Antonio, TX)
August

3

Road to Law School and Moot Court (Baltimore, MD)
September

6

William Smith High School at Denver Law (Denver, CO)

7

UC Hastings Diversity Outreach Day (San Francisco, CA)
November

17

Q&A: Queers and Allies Discover the Law (Topeka, KS)