Wisconsin Statewide Minority Students and Advisors Day 2014

Second Annual Wisconsin Statewide Minority Students and Advisors Day

Friday, February 28, 2014


Please register on-line for both Pre-Law Minority & Advisor’s Day and the Law Fair: 

  • Students and advisor registration
  • Law Fair Registration (law school representatives)

You are cordially invited to join admission officers, faculty, and staff from Marquette University Law School and the University of Wisconsin Law School at the Second Annual Wisconsin Statewide Minority Students and Advisor Seminar Day! This event is free to students and advisors and will be held on Friday, February 28, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Marquette University Law School in Milwaukee. For those traveling from Madison to Milwaukee, free roundtrip bus transportation is available between the University of Wisconsin Law School and Marquette University Law School.

This event is co-sponsored by: Marquette University Law School, The University of Wisconsin Center for Academic Excellence, The University of Wisconsin Law School, and Multicultural Affairs and Student Success at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.


Preliminary Schedule of Events

9:00 am - 9:30 am


Marquette Law School, Eckstein Hall

9:30 am – 9:40 am

Dean’s Welcome

Joseph D. Kearney,

Dean and Professor of Law,

Marquette University Law School

9:40 – 10:00

Law School Admissions Update

Stephanie Nikolay, Marquette Law School

Rebecca Scheller, UW Law School

10:00 am - 10:25 am

Constitutional analysis of the Voter ID laws in Wisconsin

Professor Ed Fallone, Marquette Law School

10:25 am - 10:40 am

Short Break

10:40 am – 11:10

You can do so much with a law degree: Guidance on career planning

Career planning staff MU & UW

11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Break Out Sessions: Current Perspectives on Legal Education

Attendees are invited to enjoy peer dialogue and questions on the current environment of application and enrollment in law school and on becoming a lawyer.

Advisors: Admission Officer Panel

Admissions officers from across the nation

Students: Law School Student Panel

MU and UW law students

12:00 pm – 12:10 pm

Short Break

12:10 pm - 1:30 pm

Law School Mock Class with Lunch

Professor Janine Kim, Marquette Law School

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Law School Fair

Click here for a list of schools participating in 2014.

3:00 pm



If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Stephanie Nikolay or Marquette University Law School or Rebecca Scheller or The University of Wisconsin Law School.

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