'Caravan' to bring 21 mainland law school reps to Hawaiʻi from Nov. 28 to Dec. 2

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Beverly Creamer, (808) 389-5736
Media Consultant, William S. Richardson School of Law
Posted: Nov 22, 2016

An admissions event at the Law Library last year.
An admissions event at the Law Library last year.

Representatives from 21 mainland law schools will take part in a series of law fairs being held at Hawai‘i colleges from November 28 to December 2, 2016, to discuss law school options in Hawai‘i and western states.  

As part of the "Law Fair Hawai‘i Caravan," admissions directors from West Coast law schools will answer questions from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 29, in the UH Law Library, Classroom 118, 2525 Dole Street.

The session will be moderated by William S. Richardson School of Law Director of Admissions Elisabeth Steele Hutchison.  Speakers will include:

  • Assistant Dean of Enrollment Management and Administrative coordinator for LLM in American Legal Studies Michelle Allison-Slaughter from Thomas Jefferson School of Law.
  • Senior Director of Admissions and Financial Aid Alan Guerrero from the University of San Francisco School of Law.
  • Associate Dean of Enrollment Management and Administration Tom McColl from Whittier Law School.
  • Associate Director of Admissions and Diversity Initiatives Allison Takeda from the Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law.

“If you’re interested in law school and want to learn more about how to apply and what law schools offer, this is an excellent opportunity to ask questions of the experts,” said Hutchison, who will take part in a number of the law fairs.

The schedule includes:

  • Monday, November 28: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Brigham Young University-Hawai‘i Law Fair, Aloha Center Room 155/165.
  • Tuesday, November 29: 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. UHM Graduate and Law Schools Fair, Campus Center Courtyard. http://manoa.hawaii.edu/career center/mccevents/grad-law-schools-fair/
  • Tuesday, November 29: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Q&A with admissions directors from several West Coast law schools, UH Law Library, Classroom 118. The event will be moderated by Hutchison. Walk-ins welcome, RSVPs appreciated at https://www.surveymonkey.com/ r/WCCManoa2016.
  • Wednesday, November 30: 9 to 11 a.m. Leeward Community College Law Fair, Outdoor Library Concourse.
  • Wednesday, November 30: 12 noon to 2 p.m. Chaminade University Law Fair, Henry Hall Courtyard.
  • Thursday, December 1: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hawai‘i Pacific University Law Fair, HPU Aloha Tower Marketplace Center, Atrium.
  • Friday, December 2: 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., University of Hawai‘i-Hilo, Mo‘okini Library Lanai.

For additional admissions events, go to: https://www.law.hawaii.edu/admissions-events.

To visit UH Law School, chat with current students, and sit in on a class, complete the short form at: https://www.law.hawaii.edu/law-school-visit-request. For questions about a scheduled visit, please email: lawvisit@hawaii.edu.

To meet with a Pre-Law Advisor at the UHM Pre-Health/Pre-Law Advising Center (PAC) at Sinclair Library Room 108, sign up for a time at http://www.meetme.so/pre-law.  See http://manoa.hawaii.edu/undergrad/pac/law/, call (808) 956-8646 or email prelaw@hawaii.edu for more information. The Center is open to the public. You do not need to be a student to use the services.

The Law Fairs Hawai‘i Caravan is sponsored by the West Coast Consortium of Private Law Schools. Representatives will be present from schools including:

Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School

Catholic University Columbus School of Law

California Western School of Law

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law

Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law

Golden Gate University School of Law

Gonzaga University School of Law

Lewis & Clark Law School

Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University

Quinnipiac University School of Law

Seattle University School of Law

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

Thomas Jefferson School of Law

University of California Hastings College of Law

University of California Irvine School of Law

University of Hawai‘i William S. Richardson School of Law

University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law

University of Oregon School of Law

University of San Francisco School of Law

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law

Whittier Law School

Willamette University College of Law

For more information, visit: https://www.law.hawaii.edu/