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 on
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 or go straight to an overview of the law school application process.

Fall 2024 Law-related Courses

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
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#BeLikeSimone #BeLikeNaomi

Brooklyn Law Prof. Heidi K. Brown offers some important insights about lawyers (and law students, and yes, it’s applicable to pre-laws as well) and anxiety, as well a some tips for working through the anxiety rather than pretending it doesn’t …

By Diane Curtis
Diane Curtis Pre-Law Advisor & Senior Lecturer
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Law School By the Numbers from AccessLex

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