J. Reuben ClarkAnnette W. JarvisRex E. LeeMary H. HoaglandStanley D. Neeleman


  1. Individual meetings with the Prelaw Advisor 

  2. Set up a timeline for your progression to law school

  3. Emails with important information   

  4. Workshops Available

    • Group Meetings: Q&A and new student file set-up
    • How to Write an Excellent Personal Statement
    • How to Prepare for the LSAT
    • How to Create a GREAT Application
    • How to Pay for Law School
  5. Membership in the Utah Valley University Christine M. Durham Prelaw Club

    • $15 dues, to be paid at the UVU Clubs Office, SL 122
    • Events are planned, such as visiting the Utah Supreme Court chambers of Chief Justice Christine M. Durham, and other events
    • You can also join the UVU Christine M. Durham Club on Facebook by going to the page named after the club and requesting to join the group.
  6. Annual Events:

    • UVU Fall Dean's Night: Mock Admissions Panel and Law Fair
    • Annual Law School Boot Camp
    • Visits by law school admissions officers


ACC-ELLA Law School Visit Reports

The UVU Academic Counseling Center (ACC)  has funded student visits to law schools by UVU Christine M. Durham Board Members for the past several years.  Students interview admissions officers, go on law school tours, meet current students, and take pictures at the law school to benefit UVU prelaw students.

2012 ELLA Law School Visits

2012 Law School Information

  1. UC Berkeley School of Law
  2. UC Davis School of Law
  3. UC Hastings College of Law
  4. Golden Gate University School of Law
  5. University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
  6. University of San Francisco School of Law
  7. Santa Clara University School of Law
  8. Stanford University Law School

2013 ELLA Law School Visits

2013 Law School Information

  1. American University, Washington College of Law
  2. The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law
  3. University of the District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of Law
  4. George Mason University School of Law
  5. The George Washington University Law School
  6. Georgetown University Law Center
  7. Howard University School of Law

2014 ELLA Law School Visits

2014 Law School Information

  1. Washington University, St. Louis, MO
  2. St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO
  3. University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
  4. University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO
  5. University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
  6. Washburn University, Topeka, KS
  7. Creighton University, Omaha, NE
  8. Drake University, Des Moines, IA

2015 ACC Law School Visits

2015 Law School Information

1.  University of New Mexico
2. University of Arizona
3. Arizona Summit
4. Arizona State University
5. University of Nevada, Las Vegas

2016 ACC Law School Visits

2016 Law School Information

1. Pepperdine University
2. Southwestern University
4. Loyola Law School
5. USC
6. Chapman University
7. Whittier University
8. UC, Irvine
9. Thomas Jefferson
10. University of San Diego
11. Cal Western University

UTAH Law Schools

  1. J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
  2. www.law2.byu.edu BYU CSO Blog http://www.byulawcso.blogspot.com/
  3. S.J. Quinney School of Law, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT  www.law.utah.edu

Other Law Schools

  1. Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law
  2. University of Texas, Austin
  3. University of Houston Law Center

The Summons, UVU Prelaw Newsletter

  1. Special Edition, Summer 2012
  2. Winter, 2012
  3. Summer, 2011
  4. Fall, 2011

Volunteer & Training Opportunities

  1. United Way, 801-374-2588
    Opportunities for short- or long-term volunteer assignments.
  2. Utah CASA, Court-Appointed Special Advocates, Utah County Office of Guardian ad Litem, 801.344.8516
    Training twice per year; Online training available. Background check, 21 years of age, and one-year commitment required; 8-10 hours per month.                                                                          Next training:  Independent Study, 32 hours   Contact: Monica Kinlacheeny, 801.636.5560  monicak@utcourts.gov 
  3. Utah Court Interpreter, if you speak a 2nd language.  Check out how: https://www.utcourts.gov/resources/interp/