Upcoming Diversity Matters Events (Great Lakes)

Diversity Matters 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!

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

Diversity Law Day

Date: Saturday, February 17, 2018
Time: 9:00 am–3:00 pm
Location: Maurer School of Law

Diversity Law Day is an opportunity for high school and college students to have an inside look at what law school really has to offer. Throughout the day students will have the opportunity to network with law professors, law students, and practicing attorneys. The purpose of this day is to provide those interested in law with information that will prepare them for law school, as well as give them a better sense of the many areas of practice that commonly go unnoticed by those thinking about becoming lawyers.

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

Sixth Annual Wisconsin Statewide Prelaw Diversity Day

Date: Friday, February 23, 2018
Time: 9:00 am–2:30 pm
Location: Marquette University Law School

Join admission officers, faculty, and staff from Marquette University Law School and the University of Wisconsin Law School at the Sixth Annual Wisconsin Statewide Prelaw Diversity Day! This event is free to college students and advisors.

We anticipate a busy and exciting day of activities, including a discussion on law school admission featuring Marquette University and the University of Wisconsin Law Schools, breakout workshops for students and advisors, and lunch during a mock law school class. Afterward, admission reps from over 40 law schools across the nation will be on hand to meet with advisors and students during the Law School Fair.

For those traveling from Madison to Milwaukee, free round-trip bus transportation will be available between the University of Wisconsin Law School and Marquette University Law School.

Private Events

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

The University of Chicago Law School (Chicago, IL)

Law Student for a Day (private)

Date: Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Time: 10:00 am–2:00 pm
Location: The University of Chicago Law School

Join the University of Chicago Law School for a day to learn about life as a law school student. Our Black Law Student Association is hosting a day focused on learning about law school and the law school admission process.

The University of Toledo College of Law (Toledo, OH)

2018 Career Interest in Law Symposium (private)

Date: Saturday, February 17, 2018
Time: 8:30 am–2:30 pm
Location: The University of Toledo College of Law

On behalf of the Thurgood Marshall Law Association of the Toledo Bar Association, University of Toledo Excel Program, Brothers on the Rise, the Toledo Bar Association, and the University of Toledo College of Law, we invite interested students to consider exploring law as a professional career at the Career Interest in Law Symposium.

Consistent with the American Bar Association’s Goal III of eliminating bias and enhancing diversity through

  • promoting full and equal participation in the association, profession, and the justice system by all persons and
  • eliminating bias in the legal profession and the justice system,

we make a particular effort to reach students from the ABA target population of underrepresented groups in the legal profession (minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and LGBT persons).

We will have panels on The Law and You, The Offerings of a Law Career/Preparation for Law School, The Law School Experience, and Judges Speak.

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

Summer Leadership Academy for Undergraduate Students (private)

Date: Sunday, June 3, 2018
Time: 9:00 am–12:45 pm
Location: Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

The Summer Law and Leadership Academy is a one-week program designed to introduce undergraduate students from historically underrepresented backgrounds to law school and various careers that they may pursue with a law degree. The program will include sessions taught by IU McKinney law professors, staff, and alumni on topics such as health law, intellectual property law, criminal law, and negotiations. In addition, students will participate in a mock bail hearing, as well as a mock trial and a visit to a large law firm in downtown Indianapolis. Interested students should apply to participate.

Other Events and Activities (Great Lakes)

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

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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