Upcoming DiscoverLaw.org Events (Midsouth)
DiscoverLaw.org-sponsored events that are taking place in the Midsouth are listed below.
These events are open to everyone—feel free to attend!
West Virginia University College of Law (Morgantown, WV)
High School Minority Law Day
Date: Friday, February 28, 2014
Time: 9:00 am–2:30 pm
Location: WVU College of Law
High School Minority Law Day gives minority high school students an opportunity to spend a day at the law school. Participants will interact with professors and students to introduce them to the legal profession. In addition, participants will experience the trial process by drafting and conducting an opening and closing statement with current law students and faculty.
University of Tennessee College of Law (Knoxville, TN)
Thinking about Law School? DiscoverLaw.org, Minority Student Admissions Workshop
Date: Thursday, March 6, 2014
Time: 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Location: University of Tennessee College of Law
Prospective law students are invited to attend an informal lunchtime session focusing on the value of a legal education for minority and diverse students. Professor Karla McKanders will share her own career path from Spelman College and Duke University School of Law to private practice, a federal judicial clerkship, and now a faculty position in UT’s nationally regarded legal clinic, where her teaching and research focuses on civil rights, immigration, and asylum law and policy. Law students and admission staff will be on hand to discuss the law school experience and offer tours of the College of Law.
These events are being held for select audiences and are not open to the public.
Northern Kentucky University—Salmon P. Chase College of Law (Highland Heights, KY)
Multicultural Law Academy (private)
Date: Friday, March 7, 2014
Time: 8:30 am–3:00 pm
Location: Northern Kentucky University
The College of Law has teamed up with the NKU Undergraduate Office to host the 4th Annual Multicultural Law Academy. This event targets high school students from underrepresented racial and ethnic backgrounds. Attendees will tour campus, participate in a Street Law Mock Trial presentation, interact with current law students and NKU undergrads who are planning to attend law school, and hear from keynote speaker Assistant Professor of Law Ursula Doyle.
Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law (Raleigh, NC)
Campbell Law and Fayetteville State Diversity Day (private)
Date: Friday, March 28, 2014
Time: 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Location: Campbell University School of Law
Middle school, high school, and first- and second-year students from Fayetteville State University will be attending Campbell Law Diversity Day. Attendees will participate in an actual law school class and have the opportunity to interact with current minority law students, minority alumni, and professors. The small cohort of middle and high school students are honorary members of the Fayetteville State Pre-Law Society (PLS) and will have the opportunity to participate in these activities as well. All attendees will also receive a tour of the law school and a light lunch.
Other Events and Activities (Midsouth)
There are no other events or activities scheduled at this time. Check back soon!