Office of Pre-Law Advising
Pre-law advising at Binghamton University is a campus-wide service available to students and alumni that are interested in pursuing a career in law.
To make a pre-law appointment, click here or stop by the office, Old Champlain G-21 (Note: New Location), or call 607-777- 2117. Phone and Skype appointments are now available.
- Nolana McKinstry, J.D.: Pre-Law Advisor; Assistant Director
- Linda Igo: Pre-Law Secretary
Advising Walk-in Hours
Walk-in Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 1-2:30 PM; Wednesday 10-Noon
Email Us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax: 607 777 2744
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Exploring Your Interest in Law
Pre-Law Student OrganizationsStudents are encouraged to participate in pre-law student organizations, such as:
- Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity
- Mock Trial Club
- Thurgood Marshall Pre-Law Society
- Binghamton Speech and Debate
- Binghamton University Undergraduate Law Review
- Pre- Law Advisory Committee
Financial Aid Workshop
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
University Union West, Room 324, 4:00 pm
Stephen Brown, the Assistant Dean for Enrollment Services at Fordham University School of Law will be visiting Binghamton Wednesday, February 3 to discuss financing your law degree.
CCPA to Law School Workshop- Career Exploration Week
Monday Feb. 8, 2016
Are you a CCPA student interested in the field of law? If so, then please join us at this workshop during Career Exploration Week.
Time and Location: UUW 6-7 pm
Sponsored by the Pre-Law Advising Office and CCPA Career Services Office.
Topics covered will include deciding on a legal career, obtaining necessary experience, preparing for the application process and, last but not least, the Law School Admission Test (LSAT): its timing, structure, function, and the different ways to prepare.
- Monday, Feb. 8 , 2016, 1 – 2 p.m.
University Union, Room 324
- Tuesday, Feb 9 , 2016, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
University Union, Room 324
Conversation and Coffee with Attorney Yang Chen
Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 3:00-4:30 pm
Harpur alumnus, Yang Chen ’87, will discuss his path from law school to private practice to Executive Director of Asian American Bar Association of New York. Chen’s talk will be followed by an informal coffee hour.
Sponsored by Harpur's Edge and the Pre-Law Advising Office
Mock Criminal Law Class- St. John's School of Law
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016
Dean Michael A. Simons, St. John’s University School of Law, will be visiting Binghamton University. Please join us for a mock law class presentation in room UUW 324. This is also a great opportunity to learn more about the St. John’s Law experience.
Time: 5:00- 6:30
Location: University Union West, 324
Pre-Law Admitted Student Panel
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016
Planning to apply to law schools? Taking the LSAT soon? Do you want to know the process for applying to law school? Hear from current students that have been admitted to law school and are set to start in the fall. Panelists have gained admission to Georgetown, NYU, Cardozo and various other law schools.
Learn about scholarships offered; early decision; LSAT prep secrets and more!
6 – 7 p.m.
University Union West, Room 325
March Madness Court Observations
Applying to Law School?
Click here to learn about:
- LSAT Preparation
- Letters of Recommendation
- Law School Resume
- Personal Statements
- Dean's Letters and Disciplinary Records
- Pre-Law Questionnaire
There are 200+ law schools to choose from. Click here to explore the various resources available to help you select the RIGHT law school for you.
Financing Your Undergrad and Legal Education
Click on the links below to learn more about financing options.