Description

The Pre-Law Club helps to prepare members for Law School by introducing them to guest speakers on relevant subjects within the legal field, representatives from Law Schools, opportunities to network, develop relevant skills and the club participates in an annual Iowa Supreme Court Tour/Visit. The club will also attempt to prepare members for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) by sharing opportunities for free practice exams, preparation course listings, preparation tools, sample questions and activities. There are currently club dues enforced upon members of the club of $10 per semester or $20 for the year.

Affiliations

This organization has no affiliations.

Constitution / Tier

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Tier Student Organization - Registered

Membership Information

Student Members 82
ISU Members 1
Non-ISU Members 0
Allowed Members Any student is eligible to be involved in the club.
Allowed Officers Any student is eligible to be an officer in the club.
Membership Qualifications Pre-law is a vast title and encompasses many majors; therefore there are no qualifications to be in the club.
Membership Restrictions There are no restrictions to be in the club or an officer. We value diversity in our club, so there are no restrictions on age, major, GPA, etc.
Elections/Selection Elections for new officers is an open election and takes place at the end of each Spring semester. Each officer holds their position for one year.
Meetings See club calendar for date, time, and location.

Description of Regular Meetings/Activities

The activities of the club consist of speakers and guests from various law programs, careers, associations, etc. Aside from speakers, the club also strives to be interactive in their meetings so in this upcoming year of fall 2015-spring 2016, there are going to be workshops and provided resources/ tools so students can develop life-long skills that will be particularly helpful in law school and/or future careers. Examples of these workshops that will be provided are speed reading, memorization, leadership, LSAT concepts/tools and activities, social media management, etc.

Description of Special Events

The club hopes to take field trips such as an annual Iowa Supreme Court Tour/Visit later in the semester as well as cohosting an event for H.O.M.E. the first 10 weeks of the semester