February 9, 2011 13:26 Age: 3 yrs

Georgia Law Schools Host Event for Underrepresented Students Interested in Law

The five Georgia law schools will present “Law School 101: A How-To Guide for Underrepresented Students on Applying and Getting into Law School” from 6-9 p.m. March 2 in Emory Law’s Hunter Atrium.

Law School 101 is presented in cooperation with the Law School Admission Council’s DiscoverLaw.org months aimed at high school and undergraduate college students from underrepresented racially and ethnically diverse groups who are interested in pursuing a career in the law.

The event will feature panel discussions on topics ranging from “The Importance of Undergraduate Performance” to a “Law School Admissions Panel.” Students also will participate in a mock class led by an Emory Law professor. Alumni and current law students will be on hand to discuss their experiences in law school and in the legal profession.

This event is free, however registration is required. Registration is available at www.law.emory.edu/discoverlaw.

The five Georgia law schools are Emory University School of Law, Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law and the University of Georgia School of Law.

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