Pre-Law Advising

Welcome to the UMass Amherst Pre-Law Advising Office. We provide UMass students and alumni (regardless of major, college, or school) with a full range of information and counseling regarding legal careers and the law school application process. We also offer one-on-one assistance in all aspects of law school applications. You can use the resources in these pages to get you started, but never hesitate to contact the office for personal advice. Start by clicking on one of the categories above.

These pages are under construction. For the full Pre-Law Advising site link here.

COVID-19 and Law School Applications – UPDATED 5/19/21

The COVID pandemic and the response to it continue to impact various aspects of the law school admissions process. This post is updated regularly with new information and new questions (and answers), but remember that events are moving VERY fast …

By Diane Curtis
Diane Curtis Pre-Law Advisor & Senior Lecturer Diane Curtis
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Law-related classes for Fall 2021

Every semester, we provide this list of the amazing array of law-related and law-adjacent courses that might be of interest to students considering legal careers. Some of these courses are squarely focused on the law. Others are more in the …

By Diane Curtis
Diane Curtis Pre-Law Advisor & Senior Lecturer Diane Curtis
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Why you should make time for visiting law school reps

I know what you’re thinking when you see that event listing for another visit from a law school admissions rep:

“I’m not really interested in that school.”

Or maybe, “I already visited the law school, so why do I need …

By Diane Curtis
Diane Curtis Pre-Law Advisor & Senior Lecturer Diane Curtis
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