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Events 2017-2018

Pre-Law events for the academic year are listed below. This page is updated throughout the term as new, upcoming events are added. Be sure to stay tuned to the Pre-Law listserv or the Hunter Gatherer for announcements. Please note that for events with limited capacity, students MUST be registered with the Pre-Law Program in order to participate.

 

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August

Law School Application & Personal Statement Workshop. You need only attend one session. This workshop targets students applying to law school this cycle for entry into law school for fall 2018. This workshop was also offered at the end of spring term and during the summer. Students who attended the spring/summer sessions need not attend, but are welcome if they would like a refresher or have questions. (Please attend a workshop before scheduling meetings for review of your application materials; reviews are handled in real time: in person, on the phone, or Facetime.)

    • August 20, Sunday (2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.) Room 1729 West
    • August 30, Wednesday (1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.) Room 721 East

September

  • September 12, Tuesday (5:45 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.) Panel of Law School Officers on the Dos and Don'ts of the Application Process: Columbia, Fordham, Cardozo, Cornell. Law school admissions officers visit Hunter to meet you, and to explain what you need to know to write a great application. Hear first-hand what the law schools are looking for, and have the chance to network with law school representatives from New York. This panel is especially useful for alumni and Seniors applying for the 2017-18 cycle, or those planning to apply next year (Juniors, that means you!). Room 417 West.
  • September 15, Friday (12:00 noon - 1:15 p.m.) Lunch Visit with Hazel-Ann Mayers, Esq., Simon & Schuster. Ms. Meyers, Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Simon and Schuster, will welcome students for a conference room discussion of In-House lawyering, as well as insight into the legal issues around publishing. This special session will be capped at 12 students. Meet 11:40 in the main lobby of 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020. Please RSVP at this link.
  • September 19, Tuesday (5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.) Law School Application & Personal Statement Workshop. You need only attend one session. This workshop targets students applying to law school this cycle for entry into law school for fall 2018. This workshop was also offered at the end of spring term and during the summer. Students who attended the spring/summer sessions need not attend, but are welcome if they would like a refresher or have questions. (Please attend a workshop before scheduling meetings for review of your application materials; reviews are handled in real time: in person, on the phone, or Facetime.) Room 721 East.
  • September 20, Wednesday (6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.) Exclusive for Hunter ~ NYU Law Diversity Panel: NYU, UT-Austin, USC, Berkeley, Northwestern. Speak with admissions officers and hear about diversity initiatives at various law schools. This is an exclusive Hunter invitation. Panel starts promptly at 6:00 p.m. and runs for 90 minutes, including time for questions. RSVP required for NYU law security desk no later than Tuesday, 9/19 at noon. Please RSVP at this link. NYU Law School, Furman Hall, 245 Sullivan Street, Lester Pollack Colloquium Room, 9th Floor. You will need Hunter ID to be admitted. 
  • September 27, Wednesday (1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.) Hunter Pre-Law Monthly Lunch & Learn: Is Law School Right for Me? Courtney Fitzgibbons, Assistant Dean for Academic Planning and Career Development, New York Law School, will discuss the types of skills that make students successful as attorneys, and ways to begin to build them now as undergraduates. Room 302 Roosevelt House.

October

  • October 2, Monday (6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.) First Monday in October. The Office of the Appellate Defender hosts a mock U.S. Supreme Court argument (named in acknowledgment of the traditional first day of the new Supreme Court session), followed by an awards ceremony honoring nationally recognized legal advocates. Capped at 10 - Students will receive follow up confirmation after September 25; office attire. NYU Law, 40 Washington Square South, New York NY 10012. Please request a seat at this Link. Students will receive follow up confirmation thereafter. Please hold the date.
  • October 4, Wednesday (1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.) Hunter Pre-Law Monthly Lunch & Learn: Judicial Clerkships. Francesca Corbacho (Hunter B.A. '09, NYU Law '13) and Benjamin Mejia (Hunter B.A. '10, NYU Law '15), each Judicial Law Clerks for the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, will discuss the nature of clerkships, and their respective experiences working with judges and obtaining these desirable positions. Sarah Library (2nd Floor) Roosevelt House.
  • October 7, Saturday (9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) LatinoJustice Law Day. This diversity-oriented event includes a recruitment fair and informative panels. Lunch will be served. The event is free but registration is required at the link. Note: LatinoJustice PRLDEF’s Law Day is designed to assist and encourage Latino and other students of color in the pursuit of careers in law. Pace University, 1 Pace Plaza, New York NY.
  • October 11, Wednesday (6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.) Visit to White & Case: Career Opportunities at Law Firms. Learn about attorney roles as well as post-college opportunities (paralegal, secretarial, business development, IT and other staff positions) that will help you build professional insight and skills before you head to law school. This session will also help students understand the culture and business-side of the big law environment - important perspectives for those who are planning for careers in large firms. Office attire. Meet at 5:40 p.m. in the main lobby of 1221 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020. Please RSVP at this Link.
  • October 13, Friday (3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.) Law School Application & Personal Statement Workshop. You need only attend one session. This workshop targets students applying to law school this cycle for entry into law school for fall 2018. This workshop was also offered at the end of spring term and during the summer. Students who attended the spring/summer sessions need not attend, but are welcome if they would like a refresher or have questions. (Please attend a workshop before scheduling meetings for review of your application materials; reviews are handled in real time: in person, on the phone, or Facetime.) Room 721 East.
  • October 17, Tuesday (6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.) How to Network at the LSAC Forum. Lindsay J. Sutton Gladney, Vice Dean for Admissions, University at Buffalo School of Law - SUNY will discuss how to make a good impression on law school representatives at the LSAC forum, and how to effectively elicit the information that will be the most helpful to you. Room 721 East.
  • October 20, Friday (11 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.) LSAC Forum GROUP VISIT: Meet at the concierge desk in street level lobby at 10:45 a.m. for two special panels in anticipation of meeting law school representatives at 1:00 p.m. The event is free but registration is required. Downloading this form will be helpful: Questions to Ask at a Law School Fair. This forum is especially useful for alumni and Seniors applying for the 2017-18 cycle, or those planning to apply next year. New York City Hilton, 1335 Avenue of the Americas.

November

  • November 1, Wednesday (1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.) Hunter Pre-Law Monthly Lunch & Learn: Affirmative Litigation. Adam Skaggs, Esq., Chief Counsel, Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, will discuss his role in advocating for gun safety through the court system, and his path to in-house attorney in a non-profit setting. Sarah Library (2nd Floor) Roosevelt House.
  • November 16, Thursday (6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.) Mock Application Review: What admissions officers think as they review actual applications! Theresa Hallet, Senior Director of Admissions, St. John's University School of Law will share how she approaches applications and systematically evaluates their content. She will discuss matters including how they view grades on the transcript (what about that W?), multiple LSATs, the addendum, and the personal statement. Get inside perspective on the admissions process. Room 721 East.
  • November 18, Saturday (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) CLEO Super Saturday Pre-Law Seminars, for Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors and beyond at Fordham Law School. The event is free but registration is required. Once you select your academic level, see tab on right side for registration. Note: CLEO attempts to reach students from minority groups underrepresented in the legal profession. If you are not a minority student, you may participate if you are low-income, economically, or otherwise disadvantaged. See registration form at the link for details. Fordham University School of Law, 150 West 62nd Street, New York, NY 10023.
  • November 20, Monday (5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.) Law School Application & Personal Statement WorkshopYou need only attend one session. This workshop targets students applying to law school this cycle for entry into law school for fall 2018. This workshop was also offered at the end of spring term and during the summer. Students who attended the spring/summer sessions need not attend, but are welcome if they would like a refresher or have questions. (Please attend a workshop before scheduling meetings for review of your application materials; reviews are handled in real time: in person, on the phone, or Facetime.) Room 721 East.
  • November 29, Wednesday (12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.) Lucy Lang, Esq. - Lunch with a Lawyer: President's Conference Room Series. Lucy Lang is an assistant district attorney in the New York County District Attorney's Office (DANY), where she investigates and prosecutes homicides and other serious violent crimes. She is also the executive director of the DANY Academy, an in-bureau reading and discussion group focused on current events in law enforcement. Ms. Lang is known for her innovative projects; after the conclusion of a successful investigation and prosecution of 36 drug dealers, Ms. Lang coordinated with city agencies and local leaders in an effort to revitalize a housing development that previously had been overrun by a drug cartel, including repairs to facilities and a community celebration. Her effort has become a model for the office's neighborhood outreach. Ms. Lang was recognized in 2015 as one of New York Law Journal’s "Rising Stars." As a 2017 Presidential Leadership Scholar, Ms. Lang developed a semester-long liberal arts style seminar for prosecutors and soon-to-be-released inmates, in order to address issues of tension in the criminal justice system.RSVP at this link is appreciated (but not required) for lunch headcount. PLEASE NOTE EARLY 12 NOON START TIME President's Conference Room, 1700 East Building.
  • December
  • December 6, Wednesday (1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.) Hunter Pre-Law Monthly Lunch & Learn: Solo Practice. Melanie Headley, Esq., will discuss setting up her own legal practice and serving clients with needs connected to real estate, mortgages, and landlord/tenant disputes. Room 721 East. 
  • December 9, Saturday (9:00 a.m. - 11 a.m) The Freedom of Conscience: Discussion with U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Alito. An expert panel features Philip C. Bobbitt, Herbert Wechsler Professor of Jurisprudence at Columbia University and Director of the Center on National Security at Columbia Law School, and Akhil Reed Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University. Continental breakfast served at 9 a.m.; program begins at 9:30 a.m. Please request a seat at this Link.  Capped at 10; students will receive confirmation by November 23.  New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West (at 77th Street), New York, NY 10024.
  • December 11, Monday (5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.) Law School Application & Personal Statement Workshop. You need only attend one session. This workshop targets students applying to law school this cycle for entry into law school for fall 2018. This workshop was also offered at the end of spring term and during the summer. Students who attended the spring/summer sessions need not attend, but are welcome if they would like a refresher or have questions. (Please attend a workshop before scheduling meetings for review of your application materials; reviews are handled in real time: in person, on the phone, or Facetime.) Room 721 East.

January Intersession

  • January 4-5, NYC Bar Assn. LSAT/Law School Prep Series. This event provides a one-stop shop for learining about LSAT options, selecting schools, financing your education, and networking with law schools. Registration is generally modest and scholarship assistance is provided as needed. NYC Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036.
  • Winter Intersession: Moot Court Class. Moot Court is a challenging one credit Intersession course that simulates the appellate court setting. Students become knowledgeable about existing legal controversies, prepare legal arguments, and present a case before a mock judicial panel. By learning to read cases and make oral arguments, students gain insight into court-based decision making, as well as the role of lawyers and judges within the process. Applications are no longer being accepted.

When: The class will meet for 6 evening sessions in January. Final arguments (for which you must be present) will be held thereafter on two different evenings, at the NYC law firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore.

Who: Registration for the course is by permission only from the Pre-Law Advising Office. Participation is capped at 12 students, and is competitive. Your chosen major is not important. What is important is that you are eager to study the art of argument.

Once you have been accepted into the course by the Pre-Law Office, you will be given a form to take the form to the Political Science Department on 17 West and then register on CUNYFirst.

  • January 29, Monday (5:45 p.m.-7:15 p.m.) Resume Bootcamp. Gain insight into basic resume crafting, as well as polishing your already strong resume, with an eye towards applying for summer internships. Presentation and discussion by Heather M. Butts, JD, MPH, MA. Ms. Butts is the founder of L.E.A.R.N. for Life Consulting, L.L.C, and an adjunct professor at John’s University School of Law. Room 721 East.

This is the first of 3 professional development sessions required for participation in the summer resume drop.

February

  • February 1, Thursday, DEADLINE for LSAT Class application - Part I.  Fried Frank Diversity LSAT Initiative. Our extended, subsidized on-campus LSAT class kicks off at the beginning of the spring term; admission based on demonstrated law school interest and merit.  Part I, Intro Spring Session, runs on 4 Sundays early in the term, dates below. There is a $75 student contribution; this is a subsidized program. 

Sunday, February 4, 2018, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday, February 11, 2018, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 pm
Sunday, February 25, 2018, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday, March 4, 2018, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Students who successfully complete Part I will have priority for the Part II summer intensive that runs from June - September, for which there is also a student contribution, still to be determined. It is not possible to apply for the summer intensive program separately at this time. Seats will be made available on a space available basis. Information will be shared on the listserv in May. 

Class is at capacity at this time; recruitment for any open seats for Summer Intensive Part II will take place at end of spring term via listserv as noted above.

  • February 7, Wednesday (1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.) Mock Law School Class with Michael A. Simons, J.D., Dean of St. John’s School of Law and John V. Brennan Professor of Law and Ethics. Dean Simons joined the law school faculty after a distinguished career as a practicing attorney. He has been a federal prosecutor, a criminal defense lawyer, and the staff attorney for the Washington Post. He was appointed dean in 2009. Dean Simons will be teaching the case R v Dudley and Stephens, a leading English criminal case which established a precedent throughout the common law world that necessity is not a defense to a charge of murder. Hemmerdinger Screening Room, 7th Floor Library, East Building.  Lunch will be provided.  Please RSVP here for headcount.
  • February 13, Tuesday (6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.) Lawyer Connections: Daniel Eisenberg, Esq., Team member, Independent Monitor for the City of Newark NJ. Newark NJ is subject to monitorship following the findings of the U.S. Justice Department of a pattern and practice of unconstitutional policing by the Newark Police Department,” that disproportionately targeted blacks, stealing citizens’ property and cracking down on people who lawfully objected to police behavior. Under a Consent Decree entered by the District Count, a monitoring plan keeps the public informed of the NPD’s progress, and provides quarterly reports. Mr. Eisenberg will discuss his work on this matter as part of his Pro Bono efforts as an associate attorney at Patterson Belknap. Dinnertime snacks will be served. Room 602 A/B East.
  • February 21, Wednesday (1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.) LSAT Teach-In: Clash of the Titans. Various commercial LSAT Prep providers will offer a sampling of their class-room styles and provide students with information about the best ways to tackle the challenging law school entry exam. Room 721 East.
  • February 28, Thursday, DEADLINE for Pre-Law Resume Drop: 2018 Internships & Funding

Like the law school model for recruitment, Hunter hosts a "resume drop." By participating in the resume drop, students may be considered for both:
1) PAID internship jobs exclusive to the Pre-Law Office, and
2) MERIT FUNDING for unpaid internships at non-profit or government institutions that students obtain.

Submit your resume here

Participation in the Resume Drop requires participation in our Pre-Law Professional Development Series (unless excused for class conflict): (i) Resume Bootcamp (Jan 29); (ii) Interview Workshop (March 21 primary meeting, Feb 28 alt - only need to attend one) ; (iii) Workplace Success Panel (April 18)

March

  • March 1, Thursday (6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.) Reception for Current Applicants to Law School.This is a special networking session with fellow applicants, and with attorneys who are alumni and friends of Hunter. The event is limited to those who have already submitted applications to start law school in the fall of 2018. We will discuss how to decide among acceptances - including the "best fit" and finances - and attorneys will share thoughts about long term career arc. Attorneys who attend agree to make themselves available for quick follow up connections on a limited basis, if students desire it. Please RSVP at this link. Dinnertime hors d'oeuvres and appetizers will be served. Room 710 East.
  • March 4, Sunday (8:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.) “Sex and the Constitution,” The Diane and Adam E. Max Conference on Women's History at the New York Historical Society. Please RSVP at this link.
    • PANEL 1: What does the Constitution say about sex?: Akhil Reed Amar, Sterling Professor of Law, Yale Law School; Nadine Strossen, John Marshall Harlan II Professor of Law, New York Law School; Former President, American Civil Liberties Union (1991-2008); Moderator: Robert C. Post, Sterling Professor of Law, Yale Law School
    • PANEL 2: How and why has Constitutional law about sex changed over time?: Nancy Cott, Jonathan Trumbull Professor of American History, Harvard University; Estelle Freedman, Edgar E. Robinson Professor in U.S. History, Stanford University; Deborah Gray White, Board of Governors Distinguished Professor of History, Rutgers University; Moderator: Reva Siegel, Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law, Yale Law School
  • POSTPONED - WILL BE RESCHEDULED - March 14, Wednesday (1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.) Damaris Hernández Esq. - Lunch with a Lawyer: President's Conference Room Series. Damaris Hernández is a partner in Cravath, Swaine & Moore’s Litigation Department. Her practice focuses on complex civil litigation related to securities, ERISA and antitrust, as well as shareholder demands and internal corporate investigations. Ms. Hernández has represented a wide range of clients, including American Express, the Republic of Argentina, Credit Suisse, IBM, Merck, Novartis, Vivendi and YPF. Ms. Hernández also devotes substantial time to pro bono and community work, including her role as lead counsel in a lawsuit in Alabama federal court challenging Jefferson County, Alabama’s compliance with a consent decree after findings of discrimination in the hiring of firefighters and police. In 2017, Ms. Hernández was named to Crain’s New York Business “40 Under 40” list, and was recognized as one of New York Law Journal’s “Rising Stars." She was honored with the 2017 Flor de Maga award by the Puerto Rican Bar Association and the 2016 Latina Trailblazer Award from LatinoJustice.  RSVP at this link for lunch headcount is appreciated (but not required). President's Conference Room, 1700 East Building.
  • March 28, Wednesday (1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.) Sandra A. Bloch, Esq. - Lunch with a Lawyer: President's Conference Room Series. Sandra Bloch is the General Counsel at Cozen O’Connor; in this role, she serves as the chief lawyer to the firm itself, advising on the way that firm does business.  Ms. Bloch also serves clients as a partner in the firm’s corporate practice group. With over 35 years of experience, Ms. Bloch’s legal practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, financings, and commercial contracts. She has represented buyers and sellers in billion dollar transactions; Ms. Bloch also provides general legal advice to companies ranging from startup ventures to established concerns. Ms. Bloch is active in her community, having served as a member of the board of directors of Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Philadelphia, Inc., from 1987 through 1999, serving as its president from 1993 through 1994 and as its chair from 1994 through 1996. She received her B.A. summa cum laude from the University of Rochester, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and she received her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she was an editor of the Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif. RSVP at this link is appreciated (but not required) for lunch headcount. President's Conference Room, 1700 East Building.

April

  • April 7 (12 noon - 8 p.m.) & April 8 (10 a.m. - 5 p.m.) - Spring Break - PreProBono LSAT Prep Jumpstart Marathon Weekend. FREE 15 Hour Intensive Weekend LSAT Prep. This event is great for students who plan to self-study, or who want to get exposure to the test before tackling a class this summer. Participation is free and on the Hunter campus, but you must register to participate. Please do not register unless you will participate in the program in its entirety. No one may attend without advance registration. The program, again, is FREE. A refundable deposit of $50 is required. Please RSVP at this LINK
  • April 9, Monday (5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.) Interview Preparation Workshop with Jill Backer, Assistant Dean for Career Development, Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University. Ms. Backer will offer students savvy advice about making the best first impression, creating professional presence and anticipating the hard questions for a smooth interview process. This session is REQUIRED for all those students who will be participating in the Hunter resume drop, to be considered for PAID summer internships and FUNDING for summer public interest positions. Room 721 East. (Rescheduled due to March winter storm.)
  • April 10, Tuesday (5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.) Lawyer Connections: Yasmin Dwedar, Esq., President and Co-Founder, Arab-American Bar Association, and Supervising Attorney, New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission (TLC). Before assuming her current role in the TLC’s driver protection unit, Ms. Dwedar clerked at the New York State Supreme Court and served as an assistant district attorney for Kings County. As the President and Co-Founder of the Arab American Bar Association, she has created and supported its mission to advance Arab-American attorneys by providing mentorship and scholarship assistance to law students. Ms. Dwedar received a B.A. in English language arts from Hunter College, an M.A. in international studies from the City University of New York Graduate Center, and a J.D. from the CUNY School of Law. Room 721 East. (Rescheduled due to March winter storm.)
  • April 11, Wednesday (6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.) Challenges for Judges: Hon. Ruth Pickholz and Hon. Arlene Goldberg. Judges face many ethical issues, such as: (i) work allocation -- does a judge devote enough attention to each case, even the "small" ones? (ii) work delegation -- does a judge hand over too much of the judging to staff attorneys and clerks? (iii) ambition -- would a judge be tempted to decide a hot case one way in order to get publicity or nomination for a higher position? (iv) doing justice versus applying the law -- should a judge ever bend the law to serve justice? These questions and others that follow will be the basis for a lively discussion. RSVP at this link for dinner headcount is appreciated but not required. Note: Students who attend this session will be given priority for Hunter judicial internships for the summer and subsequent fall semester. Room 602 A/B East. (Rescheduled due to March winter storm.)
  • April 18, Wednesday (5:45 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.) Workplace Success Panel with Law Firm Administrators. Join Nadia Wagner, from Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. and Shahily Negron-Falcon, from Kantor, Davidoff, Mandelker, Twomey, Gallanty & Olenick, P.C., as they describe what law firm administrators are looking for in paralegals, assistants, and interns. Learn the signals of "professionalism," and how to navigate the office environment. This session is REQUIRED for all those students who will be participating in the Hunter resume drop, to be considered for PAID summer internships and FUNDING for summer public interest positions.  Room 602 A/B East.

  • April 25, Wednesday (1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.) Deirdre Stanley, Esq. - Lunch with a Lawyer: President's Conference Room Series. Deirdre Stanley is Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Thomson Reuters, a multinational mass media and information firm. Prior to joining the company as General Counsel in 2002, Ms. Stanley held various legal and senior executive positions, including Deputy General Counsel, at IAC (previously USA Networks, Inc.). From 1997 to 1999, she served as Associate General Counsel for GTE Corporation (a predecessor company to Verizon), where she headed the mergers and acquisitions practice group. Ms. Stanley began her career as a corporate associate with the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore. She is a director of Consolidated Edison, Inc. She also serves as a Vice Chair on the Board of Trustees of the Hospital for Special Surgery, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Executive Leadership Council. Ms. Stanley holds a B.A. from Duke University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School, where she was a member of the Harvard Law Review. RSVP at this link is appreciated (but not required) for lunch headcount. President's Conference Room, 1700 East Building.
  • April 27, Friday, (2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.) Visit to NYC Criminal Justice Agency. Visit will start at Brooklyn Criminal Court followed by tour of central booking, court observation, and roundtable discussion with staff from NYC Criminal Justice Agency about employment and internship opportunities.  Meet 120 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn.  RSVP at this link  - Capped at 12.  

May

  • Spring Law School Application & Personal Statement WorkshopsMake the most of your summer by planning your application process now. This workshop targets students applying to law school during the 2018-2019 cycle for entry into law school in fall 2019. Workshops will be repeated in the summer and fall on various dates and times. If you will be away for the summer, or if getting to campus will be inconvenient, coming to a spring workshop is essential for getting an early start. Please attend a workshop (you only need to attend one) before scheduling an individual appointment for law school application advising. All sessions will be held in 721 East (the conference room of the pre-professional suite) unless otherwise noted.
    • May 9, Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    • May 23, Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    • May 24, Thursday, 5:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
  • May 15, Tuesday (6:15 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.) Law Day Party. Hunter's Law Day Party is an opportunity for Hunter Pre-Law students and recent alumni to mingle with successful attorneys in a fun, casual “cocktail party” environment (soft drinks & finger food), making for easy discussion, and enabling students to gain insight into legal practice. We will also be celebrating the law school acceptances of graduating seniors and alumni — congratulations to our newly minted 1L’s! Dinnertime hors d'oeuvres and appetizers will be served. Room 710 East.
  • May 16, Pre-Law Society Elections! Room TH 311 (1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.)
  • May 21, Monday (5:45 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.) How to Pay for Law School. Presentation by Gisele Joachim, Dean of Enrollment Management, Seton Hall University School of Law. Ms. Joachim will explain the nitty-gritty of funding your law school education. This session is an important planning tool for students at various levels in their undergraduate careers; you are encouraged to attend even if you are not applying to law school at this time. 721 East.
  • May TBD, Success in Law School: Current Law Students Discuss Winning Strategies for Law School and Beyond. Whether you are starting law school in the fall, or planning to apply in the next cycle or two, it is helpful to have a sense of what is ahead.Come discuss the law school experience with current students, who can offer you insight in the next steps in building your career once you graduate from Hunter. Room 721 East.

 

Summer

  • June/July TBD, Summer Law School Application & Personal Statement Workshops. Make the most of your summer by planning your application process now. This workshop targets students applying to law school during the 2018-2019 cycle for entry into law school in fall 2019. Workshops will be repeated in the summer and fall on various dates and times. Attending a summer workshop will also give you an early peek at additional admissions programming for fall. Please attend a workshop (you only need to attend one) before scheduling an individual appointment for law school application advising. All sessions will be held in 721 East (the conference room of the pre-professional suite) unless otherwise noted. 

 

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