The Pre-Law Society has a long standing partnership with the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Kathleen Nicolaides, JD, who advises pre-law students. Prof. Nicolaides is the Director of the new interdisciplinary Legal Studies minor, a Teaching Professor in the Criminal Justice & Criminology Department and has won numerous teaching awards, including the advising lifetime achievement award for her outstanding dedication to Pre-Law students. Before coming to UNC Charlotte, Prof. Nicolaides was a litigator at a large law firm and a federal prosecutor.
Members must first attend a "Law School 101" session and complete an Intake Sheet before scheduling a pre-law advising meeting with Prof. Nicolaides. Law school 101 is a free orientation on law school admissions, the personal statement, recommendation letters, employment and law-related matters. See the meetings and events tab on this website for details.
www.lsac.org (The Law School Admissions Council is the administrator of the LSAT. Offers free and for-fee LSAT prep materials and information about law schools. This is your go-to site. Check out the free LSAT prep from Khan Academy the site.
www.studentloans.gov (The US Dept of Education offers student loan information where you can research various types of available loans and estimate the cost of loan repayment.)
www.lstreports.com (Law School Transparency is a not for profit with the objectives of making entry to the law profession more transparent, affordable, adn fair.)
Check out the Michigan State Pre-Law Webinar Series, free of charge, at: www.law.msu.edu/admissions/events.html.
Go to Top Law School for a free guide to law school information http://www.top-law-schools.com/
LSAT Logic Games free guide: https://7sage.com/logic-game-explanations/
Princeton Review, the official partner of the Pre-Law Society and UNC Charlotte will be hosting our LSAT prep events. You can register here: www.princetonreview.com/partner/uncc
The Pre-Law Society will be hosting free LSAT practice tests administered by professional testing agencies this academic year.
Law School 101:
September 5, 2019 3-4pm Colvard 5100
September 9, 2019 3-4pm in Colvard 5100
October 1, 2019 3-4pm Colvard 5100
November 4, 2019 3-4pm Colvard 5100
All sessions last approximately one hour, and are held in the CJC conference room, 5100 Colvard, near the restrooms.
If you want to meet with the pre-law advisor one on one, you must attend one of these sessions and complete an intake form. General law school information is discussed, as are details about recommendation letters, the personal statement and other key items.