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
  • UW Pre-Law Guide
  • 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

Exploring the Legal Profession: Academic and Professional Prep

Law School: Admissions and Application Prep

Law School: How to Apply

Additional Resources for Students


Upcoming workshops:

Phi Alpha Delta (Pre-Law Fraternity) Autumn Quarter Events:

Sat, Oct 13th, 2018- Phi Alpha Delta and TestMasters will be administering a free full-length mock LSAT under official test conditions on Saturday, October 13th from 10AM-2PM in the Husky Union Building, Room 238. All University of Washington students are welcome!

Thurs, Nov 1st, 2018- Phi Alpha Delta and Career & Internship Center host Law School Admissions Panel (NYU, Berkeley, Northwestern, USC, and Texas) from 5:30-7PM at the UW Career & Internship Center (MGH 134).