CHANGES IN PRE-LAW ADVISING. A new realm. Who am I /Who are you?. ME. YOU. Angela Kailey Gauthier University of Oklahoma Pre-Law Advisor Classics & Letters Department . (staff) Advise students of all majors toward law school. Advise Classics & Letters students academically.
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A new realm
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1 – BA is #1 priority
2 – GPA is #1 priority
3 – LSAT score is #1 priority
4 – Involvement
5 – Skills for law school
1 –Work on Personal Statement
2 – Think about connections for LOR’s
3 – Internships/research
4 – Visit schools/talk to admissions sit in on classes
5 – Cost and ROI!
GPA & LSAT
TOTAL Legal Occupations = 1,786,000
Lawyers = 1,061,000 (31% women)
Judicial Law Clerks = 17,000
Judges/Magistrates/other judicial = 67,000
Paralegal/Legal Assistants = 418,000
Misc. Support Workers = 223,000
Retrieved from: http://www.bls.gov/cps/cpsaat11.pdf
Check out the website: PLANC.ORG2012 PLANC ConferenceJune 2012, Washington D.C.
MAPLA Midwest Association of PreLaw Advisors
NAPLA Northeast Association of PreLaw Advisors
SAPLA Southern Association of PreLaw Advisors
SWAPLA Southwest Association of PreLaw Advisors
PCAPLA Pacific Coast Association of PreLaw Advisors
WAPLA Western Association of PreLaw Advisors
Reference: Leipold, James; Brave New World: The Entry-Level Legal Employment Market after the Great Recession; NALP; PLANC 6/13/12; Washington, D.C.
Reference: NALP: The Association for Legal Career Professionals
Alternatives to law school