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Upcoming Events

Every semester the Pre-Law Advising Team hosts numerous events and workshops.  Our fall events are geared towards those new to USC and those who are applying to law school in the upcoming cycle.  

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Our Fall 2014 events have ended. Please check back for upcoming Spring 2015 events!



Past Events

Pre-Law Advisor: New Student Meet & Greet

Date: Wednesday, September 3rd @ 5pm

Location: CAS 120 Lobby


Application Tools and Tips

There are many parts to the law school application process. Come learn about the process and all its components including the LSAT, preparing a personal statement, getting letters of recommendation, and more.  

Date:  Tuesday, September 9th @ 5pm

Location: VKC 158


USC Law Fair

Date: Thursday, September 18

Location: McCarthy Quad

Time: 11:00-2:30pm


Pre-Law Talk w/ Fordham Law School: An Insider’s Perspective on the Application Process

Ever wondered how the admissions committee really evaluates an application?  Do you want to know how the various factors of the application are weighed?  Come get an insider’s perspective from Stephen Brown, Assistant Dean for Enrollment.  Dean Brown has numerous years of law admissions and financial aid experience.  In addition to his current position at Fordham Law School, Dean Brown has also worked at several New York area law schools including NYU and Columbia.

Speaker: Stephen Brown, Assistant Dean Enrollment Services

Date: Tuesday, September 23rd @ 5pm

Location: WPH 106


Personal Statement Tips: USC Gould School of Law

Speaker: Chloe Reid - Associate Dean and Dean of Admissions

Date: Tuesday, September 30th @ 4:30pm

Location: WPH 106


Law School Visit: Santa Clara Law

Speaker: Bryan Hinkle, Assistant Dean Enrollment Management

Date: Tuesday, September 30th @ 5:30pm

Location: VKC 154


Personal Statement Tips:  USC Writing Programs

Speaker: Prof. James Brecher - WRIT 340 Instructor

Date: Wednesday, October 1st @ 4:30pm

Location: VKC 157


Law School Visit: UCLA School of Law

Speaker: Talin Broosan, Director of Admissions

Date: Thursday, October 2nd @ 4:30pm

Location: THH 108


Law School Visit: Harvard

Speaker: Nefyn Meissner, Assistant Director of Admissions

Date: Wednesday, October 8th @ 1pm

Location: HNB 100


Personal Statement Workshop with Loyola Law School

Speaker: Jannell Roberts, Assistant Dean of Admissions

Date: Tuesday, October 14th @ 4:30pm

Location: VKC 160


Law School Visit: UC Berkeley

Speaker: Edward Tom, Dean of Admissions

Date: Wednesday, October 15th @ 4:30pm

Location: VKC 157


Personal Statement Speed Review

A member of the Pre-Law Staff will review your personal statement and provide feedback on-the-spot. RSVP required; only 20 spots are available, so space is very limited! You will receive a confirmation at the beginning of next week if you are one of the first 20 to respond.

Date: Tuesday, October 21st @ 5pm


Mock Law Admissions with USC Law

David Kirschner, Director of Admissions at USC Law, will be go over the admission process from the law school's perspective. You will get a glimpse of what law schools are looking for in an application by evaluating sample applications together. Come get the inside scoop and learn more information about USC Gould School of Law.

Speaker: David Kirschner, Director of Admissions

Date: Monday, October 27th @ 5pm

Location: THH 118


Financing Law School, Hosted by UC Irvine School of Law

Does the cost of law school scare you? If so, this is a session you do not want to miss! A representative from UC Irvine School of Law will be on campus to shed light on these issues and many more.

Speaker: Estuardo Ponciano, Assistant Director of Admissions

Date: Tuesday, November 4th @ 5pm

Location: Trojan Presentation Room (Student Union Basement)


Experiencing a First-Year USC Law Class

Come experience a mock first-year law class at USC Gould School of Law taught by Professor Jody Armour. 

Date: Thursday, November 6th @ 5pm

Location: USC Law School Room 1


USC Law 3+3 Information Session

The USC Law 3+3 Program is an accelerated bachelor's to JD program approved by the American Bar Association. The program allows eligible students to complete their BA and JD degree in six years instead of seven. This session will provide more information and answer common questions about eligibility and the admissions process. Open only to current freshmen, sophomores and juniors.

Date: Wednesday, November 12th @ 12pm

Location: USC Law School Room 130


Spring calendar of events coming soon!