one-on-one with Admission Specialist Barbara
the University of Detroit Mercy School of
Law for a light snack and presentation
on UDM Law Admissions, Financial Aid and
Grand Valley State University Monday,
October 21, 2013 9:00pm in Kirkof Room 0072
MSU Law Information Reception at GVSU Wednesday, October 23, 2013 7-8:30 pm Grand Valley State University DeVos Center, Loosemore Auditorium, 401 W. Fulton St., Grand
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The MSU College of Law Office of Admissions will host a series of receptions for prospective law school applicants and their guests. Each reception will feature remarks by MSU Law administrators, faculty, alumni, and students. Informal conversation will allow prospective students to ask questions and obtain information about the Law College’s academic programs and admission requirements.
Miller Johnson partners with Grand Valley State University
to provide an academic semester-long internship opportunity (two opportunities
per year – fall and winter). The
internship is intended to provide a pre-law student with exposure to a law firm
environment, legal work, and legal professionals.
The position is scheduled
for 10 hours per week while college is in session. The student will not be scheduled to work the
weeks immediately preceding and during exams or during school breaks. The pay is $10 per hour.
The type of work to be performed will include the
support such as document review and deposition summaries.
to work with attorneys and observe attorneys “in action” in court and other
with the firm’s diversity and inclusion function. For example, the intern may help coordinate
firm diversity and inclusion activities and events.
or senior at Grand Valley State University who intends to go to law school to
pursue a legal career
3.0 grade point average
commitment toward diversity and inclusion
Interested students should submit the following via email
(Microsoft Word and/or PDF format) to GVSU Department of Political Science Professor
Mark Richards at email@example.com later than 4:00 p.m. Monday, November 4, 2013:
A current resume.
A brief statement
of suitability in terms of your interest in pursuing a legal career and in
terms of your commitment to diversity and inclusion.
A writing sample approximately
5-10 pages long. This should be a written project, report, or paper produced
for a GVSU class. Applicants may revise
the writing sample prior to submission.
Applicant transcripts will be verified by GVSU staff via
official GVSU records. Applicants do not
need to submit transcripts.
Applicants are reviewed by Professor Richards and finalists
are referred to Miller Johnson for an employment interview. Finalists will be interviewed at Miller
Johnson by a Human Resources Representative and an Attorney on the firm’s
Diversity Council in November/December.
successful candidate will begin work in January 2014. The student may be eligible to earn
internship credits at the discretion of the student’s major department.
GVSU Alumni House – Allendale Campus Wednesday, September 18, 2013 6:00-9:00pm Open to the Public
Any students or alumni considering law school or the legal profession are invited to hear a panel of prominent attorneys discuss law school, career pathways, the importance of diversity to the legal profession, and more.
Co-sponsored by the Division of Inclusion and Equity, the Law Society, Legal Studies, the Department of Political Science Dr. William Baum Fund, the Women's Center, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, the LGBT Resource Center, and the Honors College.
Alumni House – Allendale Campus Wednesday,
September 18, 2013 6:00-9:00pm Open
to the Public
students or alumni considering law school or the legal profession are invited
to hear a panel of prominent attorneys discuss law school, career pathways, the
importance of diversity to the legal profession, and more.
by the Division of Inclusion and Equity, the Law Society, Legal Studies, the
Department of Political Science Dr. William Baum Fund, the Women's Center, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, the LGBT Resource Center, and the Honors College.
The Grand Rapids Bar Association is announcing an exciting opportunity for you to pass on to your students interested in taking the Law School Admission Test ("LSAT"): The Managing Partners Diversity Collaborative of Grand Rapids has funded LSAT Scholarships to pay for the cost of preparing for and taking the LSAT admission test.
The LSAT Scholarships include: (1) the LSAT test fee; (2) the Law School Admissions Counsel Credential Assembly Service fees for providing LSAT reports to law schools; and (3) Some or all of the cost of an LSAT prep course provided by an approved test preparation service (e.g. Kaplan).
Applications must be submitted by September 20, 2013 to be considered for scholarships for the December 2013 LSAT. For details regarding how to apply, go to this website: