Law School

Pre-Law Advising

For pre-law advising please meet with one of our coaches! For general questions about law school, the application process, the LSAT, please drop in to the Career Center to meet with our Pre-Law Peer Coach Dominique Kato, dkkato@ucsc.edu.

For questions regarding your personal statement and more specific concerns please contact Sheila Rodriguez, the Pre-Law Coach, at (831)-459-2184 or sheilar@ucsc.edu

Sign up for the Pre-Law email list (a Google Group) to receive timely pre-law related information, announcements, and events.  

Pre-Law Pages

Explore the pages below to answer any questions you have about applying to law school and all that it entails 

Law School Application Process

Law School Application Timeline

The Law School Admission Test (LSAT)

Legal Internships

Law School Admission Statistics

Law School Personal Statements 

Letters of Recommendation for Law School

Dean's Certification/Letter
A few Law Schools require a Dean's Certification or Letter. This form requests information on academic standing and any disciplinary action that may have taken place. The form should be sent to your academic preceptor at your college for completion, and not to a divisional Dean. The College Provost signs this letter.

Useful Pre-Law Links

LSAC
The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) is a nonprofit corporation that provides unique, state-of-the-art products and services to ease the admission process for law schools and their applicants worldwide. Currently, 222 law schools in the United States, Canada, and Australia are members of the Council and benefit from LSAC's services. All law schools approved by the American Bar Association are LSAC members, as are Canadian law schools recognized by a provincial or territorial law society or government agency. Many non-member law schools also take advantage of LSAC's services. For all users, LSAC strives to provide the highest quality of products, services, and customer service.

Pre-Law Insider
Articles with expert law education and advice to help support students make the best decision. With information on the best law schools, their statistics, law school comparisons and information on the LSAT.

Discover Law
Presents vast information for students considering law school or preparing for law school through the use of articles and video recordings. Also presents information in regards to the LSAT as well as issues found in law school research, such as diversity.

Law School Numbers 
Law School Numbers is a dynamic research and social networking tool for prospective law school applicants.

Boston College Law School Locator
Worksheet created by Boston College to help students determine the best Law School appropriate based off of GPA and LSAT scores.