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Pre-law advising and programming at UIC is sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences through the LAS Academic Advising center. Students and alums from all colleges, with any level of interest in law school, are encouraged to take advantage of the resources available through the Pre-Law Advising Office.

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  1. UIC alum, Judge Mark Lopez (center), returned to UIC to share information and insights about preparing for law school, choosing a practice area and life on the bench with current UIC pre-law students.
  2. In October 2022, UIC alumnus, Attorney David Johnson, visited with current UIC Pre-Law students and spoke about his UIC experience related to his law school acceptance/studies; offered advice for current UIC students, and shared details about his career-what it’s really like to be a corporate attorney.
  3. In an October 2022 visit to UIC, Nicole Vilches, Assistant Dean for Admissions, provided tips on putting together a strong application package and insight into how to write an effective personal statement. Students took advantage of the opportunity to get answers to questions about the admissions process. Dean Vilches will also provided an overview of the JD program and law school experience at Chicago-Kent College of Law.
  4. Amanda Noascono, Assistant Dean and Director of Admissions | DePaul University College of Law, explains the many ways law school applicants can incorporate diversity in their applications. DePaul Law treated our pre-law students to pizza as well!

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Feb 8 2023

Overview of the Illinois Human Rights Act and the Illinois Human Rights Commission Presentation/Meet & Greet

Wednesday, 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
UIC Daley Library Room 1-470
Feb 15 2023

LAS Career Development and Internships for Pre-Law

Wednesday, 3:00 pm–4:00 pm
UH 850
Feb 16 2023

University of Illinois College of Law Presentation (LSAT, GRE, Scholarship Reconsideration)

Thursday, 5:00 pm–6:00 pm
Taft Hall, Room 208
Feb 22 2023

UIC College of Law Mock Law School Class

Wednesday, 5:00 pm–6:00 pm
Taft Hall, Room 117
Mar 2 2023

A Conversation with UIC Alum, Attorney James Zouras

Thursday, 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
850 UH
Mar 15 2023

Northwestern Pritzker School of Law at UIC (Presented by Pre-Law Advising and the UIC Honors College)

Wednesday, 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
Burnham Hall (BH), Room 121
Apr 13 2023

Law School Personal Statement Workshop

Thursday, 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
UH 850