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: prelaw@binghamton.edu

Fax: 607 777 2744

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EXPLORE

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Pre-Law Student Organizations

Students are encouraged to participate in pre-law student organizations, such as:

Internships

EVENTS

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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. 


Junior Meetings

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

Location: TBA


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


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Last Updated: 2/17/16