Information For Admitted J.D. Students: Visit
The Law School's Office of Admissions remains open. We are currently available for telephone, video, and in-person appointments most weekdays; weekend and holidays are not available. To ease the expense of your visit, we are pleased to offer reimbursement toward hotel and travel expenses for admitted students. Please see below for details.
University health and safety protocols are such that all campus visitors must have a pre-arranged appointment or have registered to attend a specific event. Appointments are required; the law school is presently not open for walk-in visitors. Self-guided in person tours of the Law School/Eckstein Hall are not available at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please review our health and safety protocols prior to scheduling your visit.
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Previously offered Admitted Student Event links
2021 SUMMER SERIES:
Business & Commercial Law – (recorded May 25, 2021)—Presented by Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law Nadelle Grossman along with a current student and a recent graduate. The term “business law” encapsulates three separate, but related, areas of the law: corporate law, securities law, and commercial law. It also intersects with real property law, tax law, intellectual property law, and others. Join us to explore our business law curriculum and opportunities for hands-on learning.
Exploring Public Service & Pro Bono – (recorded May 26, 2021)—Moderated by Assistant Dean for Public Service Angela Schultz. Most Marquette law students do pro bono work during law school. Why do so many students choose to engage in service work? Come hear from a rising 2L, 3L, and a recent graduate about their pro bono and public service experience and what they each think about getting involved as a 1L.
Litigation Program & Certificate – (recorded May 27, 2021)—Presented by Professor Daniel Blinka. From criminal litigation to civil litigation, which deals with disputes such as civil rights, medical malpractice, mortgage foreclosures, and car accidents, litigation is the process by which the government or individuals pursue and defend claims. Join us to learn more about the litigation curriculum and the many opportunities for clinics, judicial internships, supervised fieldwork, moot court, and mock trial competitions.
Preparing for fall semester. What to do with your summer? – (recorded June 8, 2021)—As we enter the summer months, one of the most common questions that admitted law students have is “what can I do to prepare for 1L?” Join Assistant Dean of Students Anna Fodor and current students to find out what you should (and should not) do this summer to prepare for your first year at Marquette Law School. This session will provide real, honest insight into the first-year experience, practical recommendations, and the opportunity to have your questions answered in a warm, friendly setting. We look forward to seeing you there!
Intellectual Property & Technology Law – (recorded June 9, 2021)—What does an IP lawyer do? Is a technical background required? Where are the emerging job opportunities? Professors Kali Murray and Bruce Boyden will answer these questions and explain how Marquette’s IP program introduces students to the practice of intellectual property and technology law. A recent alumna and a current student will share their experiences.
Dispute Resolution Program & Certificate – (recorded June 10, 2021)—Presented by Professor Andrea Schneider and current law students. Perhaps family law, criminal law, and business law come to mind when you think of dispute resolution. No matter your career interests—arbitration, mediation, client counseling, and negotiation skills are more in demand than ever before. Attend this session to learn more about our nationally recognized Dispute Resolution Program and how the curriculum & certificate help prepare students to apply tools to resolve disputes in various practice areas.
Environmental Law and Water Law – (recorded June 23, 2021)—Professor David Strifling, Director of the Water Law & Policy Initiative, a law student and an alumna will join us to talk about our comprehensive curricula in environmental and water law. Learn more about how our students work with community leaders and environmental organizations through internships and research opportunities. Explore the innovative Water Law and Policy Initiative.
ADMITTED STUDENT OPEN HOUSE:
Admitted Student Open House Presentation (recorded March 27, 2021)
The Academic Experience & Your Success—We will introduce you to what distinguishes a Marquette legal education, help to demystify the first year—and the subsequent years—of law school, and work to put you on the path toward becoming a future Marquette Lawyer.
MOCK CLASS MONDAY SERIES:
Law School Experience Panel Discussion (recorded March 1, 2021)—What better way to kick off Marquette Mondays than to bring our students and their experiences to you? Join us as we explore Marquette Law School from the perspective of our law students.
"Mock Class Monday" (recorded March 8, 2021) Choose from a variety of mock classes and program introductions:
- Constitutional Law--Professor Chad Oldfather will give you a taste of this first year course which exposes students to alternative theories of constitutional interpretation and contrasts constitutional decision-making with the resolution of disputes under statutory or common law. Be sure to prepare for class!
- Property--Contrary to popular belief, Property in the legal sense means much more than reference to one’s possessions. Have you ever signed a lease? Bought a house? Property deals with these types of transactions and much more. Join Professor Kali Murray in this mock class – you’re sure to take away an appreciation for this first-year course. Class outline.
- Business Law--Professor Nadelle Grossman teaches courses in business associations, business planning, contract law, contract drafting, and corporate governance. She also is our Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Try out this mock class to see if Business & Commercial Law might be your path.
- Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research-- First year courses Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research 1 & 2 are the cornerstone courses of the legal writing program. Join Professor Rebecca Blemberg for an introduction to our nationally recognized legal writing and research program.
- Sports Law--Paul Anderson, Director, Sports Law Program and National Sports Law Institute, will discuss the many opportunities available to our students, from our extensive sports law course offerings and Certificate program, to our internship and networking opportunities with organizations and individuals in the sports industry, to opportunities to be part of multiple sports law competition teams, the Marquette Sports Law Review, and more. Look through the Sports Law brochure and bring your questions. Prof. Anderson's presentation.
Diversity & Inclusion at Marquette Law School (recorded March 15, 2021)—Diversity in the legal profession makes justice easier to find, and diversity in the classroom makes truth easier to find. Professor Vada Lindsey, Associate Dean for Enrollment and Inclusion, will lead a discussion on diversity and inclusion at Marquette Law School. She will be joined by Dean Kearney, Professor Atiba Ellis, Chair of the Faculty Diversity Committee, and student organization leaders. Marquette Law diversity & inclusion webpage.
Experiential Learning (recorded March 22, 2021)—We've offered clinics and practical fieldwork experience for 30+ years. Professors Thomas Hammer and Nathan Hammons, along with our students, will walk you through how to make the most of clinical education opportunities. Experiential learning website.
Career Planning and you (recorded April 5, 2021—From new student orientation to graduation and beyond, we'll help you begin planning for your future in the law. Success in the job market requies shared responsibility between the school and each student. Join Assistant Dean Paul Katzman and Director Erin Binns for this valuable introduction to career planning.