Pre-Law (Law School)

At the UW, “pre-law” is not a major, minor or series of courses. Law school requires no prerequisite courses nor do law schools prefer any particular majors. Pre-law refers to anyone who is considering going to law school after they complete their undergraduate degree.

Pre-Law Career Coaching

At the UW Career and Internship Center, Pre-Law Career Coaching can help students and alumni:

  • Determine whether law school is the best fit for one’s professional goals
  • Learn about law school and the different areas of legal practice
  • Help with the application process
  • Determine an action plan
  • Explore the different jobs and careers in the field
  • Subscribe to the UW Pre-Law listserv to receive announcements on Pre-Law events, resources, and information

30 min appointments are available for UW students and alumni. Schedule your Pre-Law Career Coaching appointment in Handshake. Appointments take place in the Career & Internship Center (134 Mary Gates Hall), by phone or online by request

Explore, Prepare, & Apply to Law School:

  • EXPLOREAcademic & Professional Prep

  • PREPAREApplication Prep & Getting Experience

  • APPLYApplying to Law School

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Autumn 2019 Pre-Law Calendar & Programming

  • To sign up for workshops, small group coaching, and law school panels, please sign up in Handshake
  • RSVP for Husky Pre-Law Day will open in early October


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