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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.

Conference Room Session:

Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions

Meet attorneys who practice International M&A.  Find out what it means to practice M&A and how it relates to the other practice groups of a big firm, and what the attorneys enjoy most about their work.

Capped at fifteen students. Formal business attire only. Seat request must be made prior to the meeting. Seat request required. Will receive follow up confirmation. Please request a seat at this link.

Date: Wednesday, September 30
Time: 12:30 - 2:00 pm
Place: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, 601 Lexington Avenue, New York
Meet at 12:15 pm at the reception desk

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


Mock Supreme Court Argument

The Office of the Appellate Defender hosts a mock U.S. Supreme Court argument, followed by an awards ceremony honoring nationally recognized legal advocates. Each year, this is a celebrated event in the NYC legal community. This fall, Caitlin Halligan and Gary Naftalis will argue Evenwel v. Abbott, a case that examines the one person, one vote principle.

Preceded by a cocktail-party strolling dinner.

Capped at ten students. Students will receive follow up confirmation. Office attire only. RSVP required.

RSVP Here.

Date: Monday, October 5
Time: 5:45 - 9:30 pm
Place: NYU Law, 40 Washington Square South, New York

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


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.

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.


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.

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


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.


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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