Events and Information Sessions

Pre-Law Information Session

The pre-law information session is intended for students who are interested in pursuing a law degree.  This session provides information about the skills required for law school, the practice of law, a brief introduction to the LSAT, the law school application timeline, and the Pre-Law Advising resources available to the GW community. First- and second-year students must attend a Pre-Law Info Session before scheduling an individual appointment with a Pre-Law Advisor.

For the Spring 2020 semester, the upcoming information sessions are offered on:

Tuesday, February 25 | 2:00 - 3:00 pm | Online Webinar | https://zoom.us/j/446586217

Wednesday, April 1 | 11:00 - 12:00 pm | Online Webinar

Monday, April 20 | 2:30 - 3:30 pm | District House B114 | Foggy Bottom

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 Law-Related Career Exploration Information Session

This information session is primarily intended for students who may be interested in careers using research, writing, general advocacy, advising, or conflict resolution skills and who wish to explore career paths that may intersect with law, but who are not necessarily committed to pursuing a legal career. These exploratory sessions may include brief presentations from faculty across the university and career services specialists. These sessions are open to all students and alumni.

For the Spring 2020 semester, the upcoming information sessions are offered on:

Friday, February 7 | 12:00 - 1:00 pm | Phillips Hall 411 | Foggy Bottom

Monday, March 2 | 3:00 - 4:00 pm | Eckles Library 142 | Mount Vernon

Tuesday, April 7 | 2:00 - 3:00 pm | Phillips Hall 411 | Foggy Bottom

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Law School Application Information Session

This information session is intended for students and alumni who are intending to apply during the current or next application cycle (i.e., January-April 2020; September-Dec 2020).  This session will provide a comprehensive review of the components of a law school application, the process for selecting law schools, and the options and procedures for securing a review of application documents. Juniors and Seniors must attend an Application Information Session before being able to schedule a 1-hour Application Pre-Law Advising Appointment. Alumni are exempt from this requirement.

For the Spring 2020 semester, the upcoming information sessions are offered on:

Friday, February 7 | 2:00 - 3:00 pm | Phillips Hall 411 | Foggy Bottom

Thursday, March 12 | 3:00 - 4:00 pm | Eckles Library 142 | Mount Vernon

Tuesday, April 14 | 12:30 - 1:30 pm | Phillips Hall 411 | Foggy Bottom

Register for an Application Information Session

Upcoming Events

FRIDAY, JANUARY 31 | LAW SCHOOL VISIT: GEORGETOWN | Meet at GW PHILLIPS 107 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Law School Visit to Georgetown University Law Center

Join your fellow GW Pre-Law peers on a visit to Georgetown Law for a discussion with Georgetown Law's Office of Admission, Office of Equity and Inclusion, and current JD students regarding diversity, law school admissions, and the law school experience. A tour will follow the panel.

We will leave from Phillips Hall RM 107 at 11:00 AM to travel to Georgetown University Law Center. 

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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4 | LAW SCHOOL VISIT: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY Washington College of Law | Meet at GW PHILLIPS 107 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Law School Visit to American University Washington College of Law

Join your fellow GW Pre-Law peers on a visit to American University Washington College for Law for a tour and info session designed specifically for GW Students. All students welcome.

We will leave from Phillips Hall RM 107 at 9:00 AM to travel to American University College of Law.

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12 | PHILLIPS HALL RM 411 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch with a Lawyer

Do you want to learn more about a career in law? This event features attorneys who will provide insight into their specialty areas. These informal lunches are also a great opportunity to ask questions about law school readiness, career-related issues, and other interesting anecdotes about the legal practice. Broaden your professional network and find answers to legal career questions you've always been meaning to ask! Lunch will be provided.

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22 | PHILLIPS HALL RM 411 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch with a Lawyer

Do you want to learn more about a career in law? This event features attorneys who will provide insight into their specialty areas. These informal lunches are also a great opportunity to ask questions about law school readiness, career-related issues, and other interesting anecdotes about the legal practice. Broaden your professional network and find answers to legal career questions you've always been meaning to ask! Lunch will be provided.

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8 | PHILLIPS HALL RM 411 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch with a Lawyer

Do you want to learn more about a career in law? This event features attorneys who will provide insight into their specialty areas. These informal lunches are also a great opportunity to ask questions about law school readiness, career-related issues, and other interesting anecdotes about the legal practice. Broaden your professional network and find answers to legal career questions you've always been meaning to ask! Lunch will be provided.

RSVP HERE