Wisconsin Statewide Pre-Law Diversity Day 2018

Sixth Annual Wisconsin Statewide Pre-Law Diversity Day

Friday, February 23, 2018

 

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 Sixth Annual Wisconsin Statewide Pre-Law Diversity Day! This event is free to college students and advisors and will be held on Friday, February 23, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 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.

 

Please register on-line for both Pre-Law Diversity Day and the Law Fair:

Students and advisors: Register Here                                                 Law  School Representatives: Register Here

 

Tentative Schedule (subject to change):

9 - 9:30 a.m.

Check-in & Continental Breakfast
Marquette University Law School

9:30 - 9:40 a.m.

Dean's Welcome
Vada Waters Lindsey, Associate Dean for Enrollment and Associate Professor of Law, Marquette University Law School

9:40 - 10 a.m.

Law School Admissions Update, Students and Advisors
Rebecca Scheller, University of Wisconsin Law School
Stephanie Nikolay, Marquette University Law School

10  - 10:50 a.m.

Diversity in the Legal Profession: Alumni & Current Students. Learn more about our panel here.

10:50 - 11:10 a.m.

DiscoverLaw Presentation & Break

11:10 - 11:50 a.m.

“The Modern Challenges to and Possibilities of Civil Rights Law,” presented by Atiba R. Ellis, Professor of Law, WVU College of Law, Member, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights-West Virginia State Advisory Committee. Prof. Ellis served as the Boden Visiting Professor of Law at Marquette Law School, fall 2017. 

Noon - 1 p.m.

Students: Mock law school class & lunch; Kali Murray, Associate Professor of Law, Marquette University Law School  

Advisors: Round table discussions & lunch with admission officers

1 - 2:30 p.m.

Law School Fair-Over 40 Law Schools are expected to attend! 2018 Fair Participants as of 1/30/2018

 

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.

Directions, Parking, and Accommodations

  • Driving directions to Marquette University Law School.  Free parking is available to registrants in Eckstein Hall visitor parking level; location 7a on the campus map.
  • Marquette Campus Map  Marquette Law School is Eckstein Hall; building 7.
  • Local hotels
  • Greater Milwaukee Convention & Visitors Guide
  • Airlines  General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) is about fifteen minutes from the Marquette campus.
  • Amtrak  Consider the Hiawatha line between downtown Milwaukee (MKE) and Chicago’s Union Station (CHI).  Roundtrip fare starts at $50.00.
  • FREE Bus  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. Just sign-up when you register!