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Pre_Law Information

The Pre-Law Resource Center provides resource advising for students interested in applying to law school. Pre-law students must meet with their academic advisor on a regular basis to discuss degree requirements, progress toward degree completion, and course sequencing for each semester.

Benefits of utilizing the Pre-Law Resource Center:

  • Guest speakers and panel discussions from legal professionals and current law students
  • Pre-Law Society student organization
  • Opportunity to meet with Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law admissions officials and current law students
  • Catalogs and resource information from law schools across the country
  • Pre-Law Information Sessions held each semester
  • Resource information on internships, scholarships, and fellowship programs

The Pre-Law Student Guide is the key reference document for University of Memphis pre-law students. It is imperative that you download and read the information contained in this document as soon as possible. The Guide addresses questions about majors for pre-law students, courses to take, a minor tailored for pre-law students, and law school admissions requirements. (LINK TO GUIDE HERE)

In addition to Jessica Kelso, there are three Faculty Affiliate Advisors available to serve pre-law students.

Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Ms. Mary Tucker

Department of Philosophy
Dr. Verena Erlenbusch

Department of Political Science
Ms. Ebony Dawkins


Jessica Kelso, Pre-professional Advisor for College of Arts and Sciences comes from College of Health and Human Services at Bowling Green State University where she was responsible for advising students in nursing, healthcare administration and community health programs. ...more about Jessica

Pre-Law Student Guide

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