Leadership & Involvement

Law schools like to see candidates who can demonstrate leadership skills and who are involved in their communities.

The American Bar Association's statement on preparing for law school refers to “the values of serving others and promoting justice,” and it recommends that “those thinking of entering this profession would be well served by having some significant experience before coming to law school in which they devoted substantial effort toward assisting others.”

Pre-Law students would be wise to get involved both on and off campus during their undergraduate years. Select a student organization or volunteer opportunity that interests you. Following are some resources that might help you in your search: