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Last updated: November 4, 2012.
Law School 101 Myth v. Reality
A panel of law students from various law schools will field questions on the myths that the pre-law students have about law school. Law students will present attendees with their own learning moments and experiences. Dispelling the myths of law school will help our attendees have greater confidence in the law school application process.
First Lieutenant Brian Farrell, United States Marine Corps
Janea Raines, National Director of Membership | NBLSA
Charlyn Stanberry, Southern Regional Chair | NBLSA
Dave Dambreville, National Vice-Chair | NBLSA
Partner Spotlight | DiscoverLaw.org | Diversity Dialogue: Diversity Initiative in the Law School Admissions Process
The DiscoverLaw.org campaign was created to encourage racially and ethnically diverse students to discover career opportunities in law and choose a path in undergraduate school to help them succeed. It provides students with resources, tips, and tools on how to become a competitive law school applicant.
Yusuf Abdul-Kareem, Assistant Director of Diversity Initiatives | Law School Admission Council
Randy Mathews, Director of Admissions | Lincoln Memorial University-Duncan School of Law
Stephen Wilks, Diversity Committee Chair | Lincoln Memorial University-Duncan School of Law
Just "Write": Legal Writing Tips for Law School
This will be a session designed to prepare students for the writing component of law school. Writing is the most important aspect of a legal education, thus, this panel will give an overview of legal writing and tools students can utilize prior to starting law school.
Paula Lucas, Executive Director | Just the Beginning Foundation
Teri McMurtry-Chubb, Associate Professor of Law | Mercer University Law School
Ahead of the Class: Preparing for and Navigating Law School
This panel will give prospective law students an opportunity to participate in a class taught by a law school professor. Students will receive their reading assignments prior to the convention. The professor will teach the using the Socratic method to give the students an idea of the typical law school classroom experience.
Evangeline M. Mitchell, Founder | National Black Pre-Law Conference
Cornelius Finley, Adjunct Professor | Tulane University
Second Lieutenant Joe Teirab, United States Marine Corps