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Law Fair

Friday, Sept. 9, 2016
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
K-State Student Union Ballroom

This is an event that can't be missed! Almost 60 Law Schools from across the U.S. will be attending. The Law Fair offers a unique opportunity to talk one on one with admissions representatives from law schools across the nation. Registration for Law Schools is now closed. If your school is interested in attending the Law Fair, please email Daralyn Gordon Arata at darata@ksu.edu. Students please register HERE or by calling the Office of Pre-Law Advising at 785-532-3426.

Click here for a complete list of law schools attending the fair.

 

PowerScore Weekend LSAT Prep Class

Sat. September 3 to Sun. September 4, 2016

9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Seaton 161 (south doors)

Studying for the LSAT? PowerScore provides 16 hours of live, in-class instruction by LSAT experts. They offer personal attention and support even beyond the course dates. To enroll, call 1-800-545-1750 or go to http://www.powerscore.com/lsat/weekend/. K-State students save $50! The discount code is KSU50. The course is September 3 and 4, 2016 and will be held in Seaton Hall 161 (please use the south doors). Give it a try!

 

MINK Law Day

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Overland Park Convention Center

MINK is presented by law schools in Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, and Kansas and offers students the opportunity to meet with law school representatives from around the country. Attendance is free and open to the public. Informational sessions on admission, financial aid, and scholarships will be available at 2:30 and 3:00 PM. Register at www.law.missouri.edu/mink. The event will take place in the Overland Park Convention Center:

6000 College Blvd.

Overland Park, Kansas 66211

www.opconventioncenter.com

 

Practice LSAT

Saturday, September 10, 2016

9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Big 12 Room KSU Student Union

This is a full length practice LSAT utilizing a previously administered actual LSAT test. Bring a photo ID, #2 pencils, an analog watch, eraser and highlighters. Register in 215 Fairchild Hall. The cost is $15, due at registration. The registration deadline is at noon on September 2.

 

Constitution Day

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016

Forum Hall

9:30 AM through 4:00 PM

Come see constitutional issues argued as real-life cases are tried before the Kansas Court of Appeals. The panel is made up of Kansas Court of Appeals Judges: Hon. Henry W. Green, Hon. Patrick D. McAnany, and Hon. Melissa T. Standridge. Three cases will be heard in the morning and two will be heard in the afternoon, with a break for lunch. More information will be posted about the docket, so please check back for more information.

Schedule of Cases:

9:30-10:15 AM: State of Kansas v. Brian A. Murrin (Clay County)

10:15-11:00 AM: Mark S. Sellens v. Farmers Insurance Co., Inc. (Shawnee County)

11:00 AM-11:45 AM: Estate of Lillian L. Leppke, Deceased v. Marilyn K. Heier and Harold E. Heier (Marion County)

2:00-2:45 PM: State of Kansas v. Debra Lea Davenport (Shawnee County)

2:45-3:30 PM: State of Kansas v. James Dean Miller (Shawnee County)

 

Personal Statement Workshop

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

215 Fairchild Hall

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

If you are in the process of applying to law school this year, this workshop is for you!  Come and meet with Jim Hohenbary, Director of Nationally Competitive Scholarships, and me to work on writing the best personal statement for your law school application.  Please bring a draft of your current personal statement.  We will discuss various ways of expressing your thoughts to create a great essay for you.

Space is limited so please register by calling the Office of Pre-Law Advising at 785-532-3426, emailing apturner@ksu.edu, or stopping by the office in 215 Fairchild. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Practice LSAT

Saturday, October 29, 2016

9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Big 12 Room KSU Student Union

This is a full length practice LSAT utilizing a previously administered actual LSAT test. Bring a photo ID, #2 pencils, an analog watch, eraser and highlighters. Register in 215 Fairchild Hall. The cost is $15, due at registration. The registration deadline is at noon on October 21.

 

Washburn Law School Dean's Reception

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

KSU Alumni Center Barrett Wildcat Den

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

This is an opportunity to visit with Washburn Law School faculty and alumni in a relaxed setting. Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to learn more about law school, the application process, and the legal profession from actual law school graduates and professors. Find out what law schools are looking for today and what Washburn Law can offer you. Drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be served at 6:00. Please email apturner@ksu.edu or call the Office of Pre-Law Advising at 785-532-3426 to RSVP by October 21.