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2020 Diversity Pre-Law Symposium
& Law School Admissions Fair

The UHLC Pre-Law Pipeline Program, HMARIA, Inc., and John Jay College of Criminal Justice/CUNY cordially invite all students from minority, low socio-economic, or underrepresented backgrounds and who are interested in pursuing a legal career to attend the two-day 2020 Diversity Pre-Law Symposium and Law School Admissions Fair.

The Diversity Pre-Law Symposium and Law School Admissions Fair is free to attend and is designed to educate and introduce diverse students to law schools across the country. We will have panel speakers discuss the law school application process, financial aid, joint degree programs, and professionalism in the legal industry.

Register

Kindly register to receive your zoom link which will provide you access for both days. Please direct any inquiries to uhprelaw@central.uh.edu.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Jonathan Beane, SVP, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, National Football League (NFL)

Jamila Brinson, Partner, Jackson Walker LLP

AGENDA*

Day 1: October 10, 2020 | Zoom
Times are listed in CDT.

9:00 - 9:10 AM:

Welcome 

9:10 - 9:25 AM:

Opening Speaker

9:30 - 10:45 AM:

Panel Discussion: Reviewing the Law School Application from the Perspective of Admissions Officers

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: 

Panel Discussion: Professionalism in The Law

12:10 – 1:00 PM:

Keynote Speaker

1:00 - 3:00 PM:

Law School Admissions Fair | Open to All

Day 2: October 17, 2020 | Zoom
Times are listed in CDT.

9:30 – 10:45 AM:

Panel Discussion: Versatility of the Law Degree

11:00 - 12:00 PM:

Panel Discussion: Law School 101 | Student Organizations

12:15 - 12:45 PM:

Keynote Speaker


12:45 - 1:00 PM: 

Closing Statement

1:00 - 3:00 PM:

Law School Admissions Fair | Open to All

*Full event agenda, including speakers and break times may be viewed on the full agenda page here.

Participating Law Schools