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Sep
23
Wed
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual Panel on Diversity in the Legal Profession
Wednesday, September 23, from 6pm to 7:30pm
Panel held on Zoom (meeting link to sent to registered attendees)

The Pre-Law Advising Office will be hosting a panel discussion on diversity in the legal profession, with a focus on the opportunities and challenges that often confront people of color in pursuing legal careers. Four Binghamton alumni with extensive and varied experience in the law will lead our conversation and offer their insights on preparing for law school, building a professional network, and charting a path to a legal job. They'll offer guidance along the way, both to students interested in following similar paths and to everyone invested in making the legal profession more equitable and inclusive.

Our panelists will include:
Shareema Abel ('94), Special Counsel for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Adjunct Professor at Hofstra Law SchoolAisha Joseph ('98), Director of Academic and Career Advising, Deputy Title IX Coordinator, and Deputy Diversity Officer at New York Law SchoolWilliam Wang ('00), Assistant Attorney General at the Office of the New York State Attorney GeneralJulian Harrison ('13), Attorney in Advertising Policy at TikTokAny and all are welcome to attend! The session will meet virtually via Zoom, with the meeting link sent in advance to all registered attendees. Please RSVP using this form. And if you have any questions, please contact prelaw@binghamton.edu.
Sep
25
Fri
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual Session: Networking Skills for a Legal Career
Friday, September 25, from 3pm to 4pm
Session held on Zoom (meeting link sent to registered attendees)

Effective networking is one of the most important skills for any aspiring professional, and particularly for anyone planning to pursue a legal career. And with Law Day just around the corner (September 30), there's no better time to practice!

It can also be one of the most difficult skills to learn. Fortunately, the Pre-Law Office is here to help! This workshop will cover networking, informational interviewing, and strategies for career/graduate school fairs.

Any and all Binghamton students are welcome to attend! This session will meet virtually via Zoom, with the meeting link sent to all registered attendees.  Please sign up using this form if you would like to attend.
Sep
29
Tue
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Virtual Law School Admissions Panel
Tuesday, September 29, from 6pm to 7:30pm
Panel held on Zoom (meeting link to sent to registered attendees)

The Pre-Law Advising Office is pleased to host a virtual panel discussion on the topic of Law School Admissions. We will be joined by admissions representatives from the following schools, who will offer their insights and lead a lively conversation about the admissions process:
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law Boston University School of LawUniversity of California Irvine School of LawNotre Dame Law SchoolFordham Law SchoolGeorge Washington University School of LawThis is a great opportunity to chat with professionals who are actively involved in the law school admissions, and even students who are not yet applying will learn a lot. The session will meet virtually via Zoom, with the meeting link sent in advance to all registered attendees.  Please RSVP using this form. And if you have any questions, please contact prelaw@binghamton.edu.
Sep
30
Wed
11:00am - 1:30pm
Virtual Law Day 2020
Wednesday, September 30, from 11am to 1:30pm 
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Sponsored by Pre-Law Advising and The Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development 

Law Day, Binghamton's annual law school fair, is going virtual this year!  Representatives from ABA-accredited law schools will host virtual sessions with students and alumni to discuss their programs, opportunities, admission requirements, and more.  Whether you're just considering law school or are already hard at work on your applications, this will be a great opportunity to ask questions and to make important connections.  Log on for a few minutes, or stay for the entire event!  

There are no lines this year!  Instead, you are able to register for either one-on-one meetings with law school representatives or group informational sessions.  Head over to Handshake to see a full list of schools that will be attending and to register.  Please note that you will need to update your Handshake profile and set it to public in order to register for any individual sessions.

Space is limited, so sign up today!  And be sure to check back regularly, because more schools and sessions are being added each week.

We hope to see you there!
Oct
21
Wed
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual Informational Session: How to Apply to Law School
Wednesday, October 21, from 3pm to 4pm
Informational session held on Zoom (meeting link sent to registered attendees)

The Pre-Law Advising office is holding a virtual informational session for any Binghamton students or alumni preparing to apply to law school. Topics will include:
Preparing law school applications, including the timeline and the application materials Preparing for and taking the LSATEvaluating and comparing law schools Choosing the right law school Financing a legal education  Negotiating scholarship offers
Any and all are welcome to attend! This informational session will meet virtually on Zoom, and the meeting information will be sent to all registered attendees.  Please use this form to RSVP.
Nov
17
Tue
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual Pre-Law Informational Session
Tuesday, November 17, from 3pm to 4pm
Informational session held on Zoom (meeting link sent to registered attendees)

The Binghamton University Pre-Law Office is holding a virtual informational session for any Binghamton students or alumni considering, or even just curious about, attending law school and pursuing a legal career. Topics will include:
An introduction to the legal fieldDeciding whether law is the right path for youRequirements for law schoolChoosing majors and minorsInternships and extracurricular activitiesWhat to do in each year at Binghamton, and when to applyPaying for law schoolThe role of the Pre-Law Advising Office
Any and all are welcome to attend! This informational session will meet virtually on Zoom, and the meeting information will be sent to all registered attendees. Please use this form to RSVP.
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