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Prelaw Office Resources

  1. Individual meetings with the Prelaw Advisor

    • Discuss personal needs
    • Connect with local and national attorneys
    • Learn about career opportunities, in the traditional law setting and outside of it
    • Learn about campus services that support students
  2. Set up a timeline for progression to law school

  3. Email Database:

    An email contact list of prelaw students has been created to ease ability to publicize events and advising. To have your name added to the email list, email Eileen Crane @ eileen.crane@uvu.edu, with EMAIL DATABASE in the subject line, and you will be added to the list
  4. Walk-Ins TBA

  5. Workshops available when several students request them. Call 801.863.6484 and we will add your name to the list

    • 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
  6. Membership in the Utah Valley University Christine M. Durham Prelaw Club

    • $15 dues, to be paid at the UVU Clubs Office, LC 101
    • Monthly Lecture Series, held monthly on different days of the month, 7-8:30 PM, pizza & drinks
    • Other events, such as visiting the Utah Supreme Court chambers of Chief Justice Christine M. Durham, and participation in the MLK Commemoration, 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.<
  7. Annual Events:

    • UVU Fall Dean's Night: Mock Admissions Panel and Law Fair
    • UVU Spring Dean's Night: Mock Admissions Panel and Law Fair
    • Diversity in Law Night
    • Visits by law school admissions officers

ACC-ELLA Law School Visit Reports

The UVU Academic Counseling Center (ACC) and College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) have funded student visits to law schools by UVU Christine M. Durham Board Members for the past two years.  Students interview admissions officers, meet current students, and take pictures at the law school to benefit UVU prelaw students.

2012 ELLA Law School Visit & JRCLS Conference Presentation

2012 Law School Visit Reports

  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 Visit & JRCLS Conference Presentation

2013 Law School Visit Reports

  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 & JRCLS

2014 Law School Visit Reports

  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, Omaha, NE

Local 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

The Summons, UVU Prelaw Newsletter

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

Volunteer 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 Litem, 801.344.8516
    Training twice per year; next training in February 2014. Online training available. Background check, 21 years of age, and one-year commitment required.