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P R E - L A W   A D V I S I N G

Check out future Pre-Law events at: Register with the pre-law office, or sign up for our listserv at For more information, please contact Elise Jaffe, Director of Pre-Law Programs and Pre-Law Advisor. For an appointment call 212.772.4882.

Mediation Settlement Day: Kickoff Event of the New York Unified Court System

Learn about mediation training and services. The program is also sponsored by FINRA Dispute Resolution and the NYC Bar Association, among others. For 2015, the Honorary Chairperson has yet to be announced; an annual award is presented to an individual who has made meaningful contributions to the field of mediation. RSVP Required.

Date: Tuesday, October 13
Time: 4:30 - 7:00 pm
Place: New York Law School, 185 Broadway

For more information, please contact Pre-Law Program at 212.772.4889 or email For more details visit our website.

RSVP Here.


Law School Application & Personal Statement Workshop

This workshop is for students applying to law school during this cycle for entry in fall 2016. This workshop was also offered during the past spring and summer terms; students who attended those sessions need not attend, but are welcome if they would like a refresher or have questions.

Date: Tuesday, October 13
Time: 5:45 - 7:45 pm
Place: Room: 1731, West Building

For more information, please contact Pre-Law Program at 212.772.4889 or email us.


President's Conference Room Series

Lunch With A Lawyer: Myron Trepper, Esq.

Myron Trepper, the former Chair of the Business Reorganization Practice and former Co-Chairman of Willkie Farr & Gallagher, has over 40 years of leadership and experience in the restructuring field. During his forty years of practice as an attorney, Mr. Trepper specialized in all areas of debtor and creditor representation and in the transactional aspects of business reorganizations. He also served as counsel to large companies including Journal Register Company, Adelphia Communications Corp., Maxxim Medical Inc., Sunterra Corporation, Big V Supermarkets, Petrie Retail, Inc., and Orion Pictures, among others. Mr. Trepper is ranked "Senior Statesman" among leading individuals, practicing Bankruptcy and Restructuring Law by Chambers USA (2010) and Chambers Global (2009). He is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy and was a member of the Board of Directors of the Legal Aid Society of New York. He has been a frequent lecturer on bankruptcy-related matters, and authored numerous articles. RSVP Required.

Date: Wednesday, October 14
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Place: Room 1700, East Building

For more information, please contact Pre-Law Program at 212.772.4889, or email

RSVP Here.


How to Make the Most of the LSAC Recruitment Forum

Discussion with Dean Lillie V. Wiley-Upshaw, Vice Dean for Admissions & Financial Aid, SUNY Buffalo Law School about effective networking at the LSAC Forum coming up on October 17th at the NYC Hilton. This is also a good opportunity to learn about Buffalo Law.

Date: Wednesday, October 14
Time: 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Place: Room 819, East Building, 68th Street Campus

For more information, please contact Pre-Law Program at 212.772.4889, email


LSAC Forum Group Visit

Attend two special panels and meet with law school representatives at noon. Event runs two full-consecutive days. The event is free but registration is required. This forum is especially useful for alumni and seniors applying for the 2015-16 cycle, or those planning to apply next year. Juniors, that means you!

Note: It is advantageous to attend early Friday, when there is less foot traffic.
Downloading this form will be helpful: Questions to Ask at a Law School Fair. Registration required.

Date: Friday, October 16
Time: 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Place: New York City Hilton, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York. Meet at the concierge desk in street level lobby at 9:40 am.

For more information, please contact Pre-Law Program at 212.772.4889, email Register Here.


Mock Application Review

Learn what an admissions officer thinks as they review actual applications!

Theresa Hallet, Director of Admissions, St. John's University School of Law, will share her approach to systematically evaluating applications, Including: how she views grades on the transcript, multiple LSATs, the addendum, and the personal statement. Get an inside perspective on the admissions process.

Date: Tuesday, October 20
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Place: Room 1731, West Building

For more information, please contact Pre-Law Program at 212.772.4889, email or email


Law School Diversity Panel

Hear from a panel of admissions officers from a variety of law schools including NYU, University of Texas at Austin, USC, University of California at Berkeley, and Northwestern about diversity initiatives in law school admissions and the legal profession. Held at NYU Law; this is an exclusive Hunter event.

RSVP Required.

Date: Monday, October 26
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Place: NYU School of Law, 40 Washington Sq. South, New York, (Room TBD)

For more information, please contact Pre-Law Program at 212.772.4889, email or visit our web site to RSVP.


Cooperman Pre-Business Scholarship Awards

You could be connected to opportunities in the business world and become part of a dynamic community of business minded students, if you apply to the Cooperman Fellowship Program by November 1. Cooperman Fellows receive financial assistance towards tuition and funds that can be applied to any steps along the way to a successful business career.

Cooperman Fellows are second or third year students in any major, who are interested in applying to business school for the MBA or pursuing a career in business, finance, marketing, consulting, entrepreneurship, tech, investing, or accounting.

Deadline: Sunday, November 1
Time: 12:00 am

To apply, please contact the pre-business office at our website or call 212.772.4825. Come visit the pre business advisors in person in Room 1004 East Building.

For more information, please contact Peggy Segal at 212.772.4825, email or visit our web site.


G R A D U A T E   S T U D Y   A D V I S I N G

It is never too early to explore your educational and career goals and determine how graduate school may help you reach them. If you would like to discuss the process, please email Myrna Fader, Graduate Study Advisor, at Advisers in the Office of Advising Services, Career Development Services, and your academic major department can also assist you in the decision-making process.




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