Law Careers Events and Programs

Join us on Facebook!

The majority of Law Careers Advising events and programs are offered during the early stages of the application process in the fall semester. These events are open to everyone but would be especially informative for Seniors and Alumni who are currently applying to law school and Juniors who plan on applying in the near future. Some programs will be available to alumni far from campus live via Zoom. You can access a list of these programs and log-in instructions here


Law School Admission Council (LSAC Forums)

LSAC coordinates a number of forums with admission directors throughout the country. All Forums are listed on the LSAC website


 

Georgetown Law School Interviews 

September- October 2018

Georgetown Law organizes interviews for prospective applicants in a range of cities. If you plan to apply and are interested in interviewing with the admission director, RSVP here.  You can learn about other potential dates here

Georgetown Law Interview Schedule:

  • Washington, DC (Thursday, September 13) 
  • Boston (Thursday, September 20)
  • New York (Monday, September 24)
  • Philadelphia(Tuesday, September 25)
  • Washington, DC (Thursday, September 27)
  • New York (Monday, October 8)
  • New York (Wednesday, October 17)
  • Detroit (Thursday, October 25)
  • Chicago (Friday, October 26)

 

September 24, 2018

Law School Dean Panel (Stanford-Faye Deal, Duke-William Hoye)

5:00 pm-6:00 pm, Smith Buonanno 106

Join the admission deans from Stanford, Faye Deal, and Duke,William Hoye, for a discussion of the various elements of a successful application to law school as well as a conversation about the broader context of law studies and careers. 

***This Session will be available live through Zoom for alumni far from campus. Log-in instructions will be provided before the session.


 

September 25, 2018

Professional School Fair (Law and Health School Admission Representatives, Student Groups, Employers) 

  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Fair (a number of law shools, health schools, employers, student groups) OMAC

All students and alumni interested in law are welcome to Brown's expanded Professional School Fair. The biggest law school event on campus merged with the Career Fair again this fall. The fair runs from 11am to 2pm in OMAC. The event presents admission representatives from JD, MPA, MD, DO, DMD, PA programs, as well as several student groups with a pre-law and pre-health focus and a number of employers in fields of potential interest to pre-law students.

The Fair will be followed by a Harvard Law School information session 2:30- 3:30pm

Recommended Dress: Business Casual 


 

September 25, 2018

Harvard Law School Admission Info Session (Admission Officer Tina Lagerstedt)

2:30 pm-3:30 pm, Hemisphere Building at 167 Angell Street- First Floor

Join Tina Lagerstedt from Harvard Law School, who will present an information session about the school and the important aspects of your application. 

***This Session will be available live through Zoom for alumni far from campus. Log-in instructions will be provided before the session.

All students and alumni planning to attend in person or through Zoom are asked to register in advance using this link:  https://jdadmissions.law.harvard.edu/register/hls-at-brown-2018


 

October 10, 2018

Law School Applicant Information Session

4:00 pm-5:00 pm, Hemisphere Building 167 Angell Street- First Floor

Join us for an information session about the various elements of the law school application process.


 

October 16, 2018

University of Chicago Law School Admissions Info Session for Brown Students and Alumni

5:00 pm-6:00 pm

 ***This webinar will be conducted through WebEx and is specifically arranged for Brown students and alumni. Log-in instructions will be provided on the morning of the session to those who register in advance.

All students and alumni planning to tune in are asked to register in advance using this link:  https://www.law.uchicago.edu/form/uchicago-law-admissions-brown

After you register use this link to log in to the WebEx webinar 


 

November 5, 2018

Yale Law School Admissions Info Session (Associate Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Miriam Ingber)

5:00 pm-6:00 pm, Hemisphere Building 167 Angell Street- First Floor

 The Associate Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Miriam Ingber, will speak with intersted students about the program and address questions about application preparation.


 

November 13, 2018

Columbia Law School Admissions Info Session (Director of Admissions Susan Cersovsky)

12:00 pm-1:00 pm, Hemisphere Building 167 Angell Street- First Floor

 The Director of Admission, Susan Cersovsky, will speak with intersted students about the program and address questions about application preparation.


April 24, 2019

So You Want To Save the World: Using a Law Degree for Progressive Approaches to Social Change (organized by the Brown Alumni Association)

6:00- 7:30pm, Smith Buonanno 201. 

  • Please Register here if you are interested in attending the event
  • This event will be available to alumni far from campus live through Zoom. You can log in through Zoom as early as 5:50pm. 
  • Click on the link below to register in advance to watch this session through Zoom. You will be asked to enter your email address and name. Downloading the Zoom app is not necessary but advised by Zoom.

https://brown.zoom.us/meeting/register/5f386d9c7efa96807510d14dfea9e911 

  • After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


This alumni professional panel focuses on careers that blend law and common good.  

Matthew T. Jerzyk '99: City Solicitor for the City of Central Falls and is an attorney in private practice for William A. Farrell & Associates LLC. English and Development Studies concentrator at Brown, 2008 graduate of Roger Williams University School of Law. 

Adrienne N. Langlois '10: Associate Attorney at Krakow, Souris & Landry, LLC - Union-side labor lawyer. History and Latin American Studies concentrator at Brown, 2017 graduate of Boston University School of Law, licensed to practice law in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Provides freelance copyediting and proofreading services with a focus on resumes, cover letters, personal statements, and legal and academic documents. 

Stephen J. Mac Gillivray '88: Partner at Pierce Atwood LLP - History and Economics concentrator at Brown, 1992 graduate of Cornell Law School. Board member for Middletown Zoning Board. 

Stephanie L. Singer '04: Counsel for Morse Barnes-Brown Pendleton. Judaic Studies and Cognitive Science concentrator at Brown, 2010 graduate of Harvard Law School. Experienced corporate attorney, with a focus on private VC-backed companies and VC funds. Extensive volunteerism with youth and Jewish communities.