Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The UTSA Institute for Law and Public Affairs will not be able to offer face-to-face prelaw events. However, you are encouraged to attend all or some of the events listed below. For prelaw advising, please feel free to schedule an appointment in Handshake with the Institute for Law and Public Affairs, or contact Dr. Ana Alvarez directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 8, 2021, from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. CST. SWAPLA's September Seminar Series. Pro Tips for Maximizing Attendance at LSAC Forum/Law Fair w/LSAC, St. Mary’s University School of Law, South Texas College of Law Houston, and Trinity University Prelaw Advisor. Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZTgE84yOXE
September 22, 2021, from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. CST. SWAPLA's September Seminar Series. Demystifying the Law School Admissions Process w/Texas Tech School of Law, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, Baylor Law, The University of Texas School of Law, Texas A&M School of Law, and Tulane Law School. Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9Jx7PUve_w
September 29, 2021, from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. CST. SWAPLA's September Seminar Series. Maximizing the Softs for Law School Admission– Focusing on Resume, LORs, and Personal Statement w/The University of Tulsa College of Law, UNT Dallas College of Law, University of Houston Law Center, SMU Dedman School of Law, Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law, and UA Little Rock Bowen School of Law. Register here.
October 4, 2021, 5:00 p.m. CST. El Pueblo Unido: National Latinx Pre-Law Conference and Law School Fair. Panels will discuss the law school admissions process, and Latinx attorneys will talk about their experiences in the legal profession. Hosted by the National Association of Latinx Law School Admissions Professionals. Registration link here: https://cuweb.wufoo.com/forms/el-pueblo-unidonational-latinx-prelaw-conference/
October 7, 2021, at 4:30 p.m. CST. Virtual Texas Law Day. Zoom event with UT Law consisting of an admissions overview with Q&A, a mock class, and then a student panel. Register here.
October 11, 2021, 3:00 p.m. - 4: 00 p.m. CST. What to Expect on Test Day. Event with the Law School Admission Council (LSAC). Learn what you should do on the day you are taking the LSAT, with the opportunity to ask your questions to the LSAC Ambassador. Registration link here: https://utsa.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcsfu6rpz4sH9BXvojMEy6lEZmuVDRsihxp
December 4, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. CST. LSAC Digital Law Forum. This virtual event allows students the opportunity to meet with law school reps, attend live workshops, and gain access to on-demand workshops. Registration deadline: December 2. For more information, visit https://www.lsac.org/lawschoolforums
February 5, 2022, from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. CST. LSAC Digital Law Forum. This virtual event allows students the opportunity to meet with law school reps, attend live workshops, and gain access to on-demand workshops. Registration deadline: February 3. For more information, visit https://www.lsac.org/lawschoolforums
Law Schools Visits and Events
Visit Baylor Law through events, preview days, and more! https://www.baylor.edu/law/index.php?id=930156
Connect with Texas A&M School of Law https://law.tamu.edu/prospective/admissions/visit-us
Visitors are always welcome at Texas Tech! Visit their page to find out more information https://www.ttu.edu/commitment/visitors/
SMU Dedman School of Law offers numerous tours and even virtual appointments! Visit: https://www.smu.edu/Law/Admissions/Visiting-SMU
Tours are available for UNT Dallas College of Law as well: https://lawschool.untdallas.edu/take-tour-0
South Texas College of Law Houston: Students and “visits” to campus. http://www.stcl.edu/admissions-aid/admissions/
St. Mary’s School of Law: Info sessions. https://law.stmarytx.edu/admission/.
UT Law: Schedule an appointment to speak with an admissions counselor. Keep an eye on the Recruiting Events page. https://calendly.com/texaslawadmissions.
For prelaw advising, please feel free to schedule an appointment in Handshake with the Institute for Law and Public Affairs, or contact Dr. Ana Alvarez directly at email@example.com.
For a compiled list of the Fall 2020 Pre-Law events, click here.
Here are some Do’s and Don’ts When Visiting Digital Law School Forums
Prepare your questions before attending the event. Here is a list of suggested questions.