The Institute for Law and Public Affairs supports UTSA students interested in pursuing careers in law through advising, internships, special events, and its hallmark, the Summer Law School Preparation Academy. Hundreds of students have graduated from the Summer Law School Preparation Academy since its inception in 2001, and in the years since the program began its alumni have gained admission to over 150 law schools in 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Europe.
The ILPA is located at the 1604 campus in
MS 3.03.14 and welcomes students from all academic disciplines. You can also find us on Facebook and Twitter, and can join the pre-law mailing list by completing the contact form on the Contact Us page or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Institute for Law and Public Affairs
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX, 78249
is hosting a series of pre-law events for students interested in attending law school. In the prelaw week, students will have the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of the law school application process, how to write an effective personal statement and finance the legal education, as well as learn about legal careers from a panel of professionals. Prelaw week will be held on UTSA Main Campus, in the UC Magnolia Room (UC 2.01.30), October 17-20, from noon to 12:45 pm.
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is the organization that administers the Law School Admissions Test and the Credential Assembly Service. They have a wealth of resources and information available to prelaw students at http://www.lsac.org/jd
The Law School Admission Council developed the DiscoverLaw.org campaign to encourage racially and ethnically diverse students to discover career opportunities in law and choose a path in undergraduate school to help them succeed. Learn more at http://www.discoverlaw.org/.
The Association of Legal Professionals, offers a number of resources to help prelaw students in the U.S. to learn more about the legal employment market. Click here to visit their prelaw portal (http://www.nalp.org/prelaw_portal).
Texas Appleseed Diversity Scholars program provides assistance with LSAT preparation and mentoring opportunities for minority residents of Texas underrepresented in law schools. Click here to learn more.