2017 Conference Overview
Draft Conference Schedule
Wed., June 7, 2017
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM New Pre-Law Advising Training at Chapman University Fowler School of Law, Donald P. Kennedy Hall (southwest corner of Sycamore and Glassell), One University Drive, Orange, CA 92866 | (714) 628-2515 | Map & Directions | Parking: Email Allison Takeda (firstname.lastname@example.org) for a parking permit. | Wi-Fi
The basics that new and relatively new pre-law advisors need to know about the profession. This three-hour workshop will cover the foundation of pre-law advising including: personal statement considerations, the admissions process, application components and timeline, LSAT preparation considerations and LSAC pre-law advisor account and resources, among other topics.
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM Concurrent Sessions at Chapman University Fowler School of Law
Thurs., June 8, 2017
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM Concurrent Sessions at California Western School of Law, 225 Cedar Street San Diego, CA 92101 | (619) 239-0391 | Map & Directions | Parking: The Law School does not provide parking. There is free street parking around in the neighborhoods to the north, west and east. There are metered, two-hour parking spaces and myriad pay lots nearby. See Parking for more information. | Wi-Fi will be made available upon arrival.
The most recent updates from LSAC and a review of the current test taking, application, and enrollment trends based on the 2016-2017 admission cycle data.
Advising Undocumented and DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival) Students Going to Law School (Tracks 5 & 6)
In this presentation by law school admissions deans and faculty experts on immigration, pre-law advisors will be provided with information on how to advise undocumented and DACA students applying to law school based on the latest information available at the time of the conference. This presentation will include a description of the challenges that these students face, as well as resources and avenues available to them to pursue a legal career, during and after law school and in applying to the bar.
Fri., June 9, 2017
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Concurrent Sessions at Western State College of Law at Argosy University, 1 Banting, Irvine, CA 92618-3601 | (714) 459-1101 | Map & Directions | Parking: Please see front lobby receptionist for complimentary parking pass. | Wi-Fi will be made available upon arrival.
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Concurrent Sessions at University of California, Irvine School of Law, 401 E. Peltason Drive, Suite 1000, Irvine, CA 92697-8000 | (949) 824-0066 | Map & Directions | Parking: Please pay at the kiosk. | WiFi.pdf
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM Plenary at University of California, Irvine School of Law, 401 E. Peltason Drive, Suite 1000, Irvine, CA 92697-8000 | (949) 824-0066 | Map & Directions | Parking: Please pay at the kiosk. | WiFi.pdf
Join the Admissions Deans from our host law schools for an insightful panel discussion about law school admissions. They will share their perceptive and give their best advice for guiding students as they prepare for admission to law school and for a career in law taking into account recent and trends and developing dynamics in the current legal market.
Sat., June 10, 2017
9:15 AM to 10:15 AM Breakfast at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Santa Ana - Orange County Airport, 201 East MacArthur Blvd, Santa Ana, CA 92707 | (714) 442-1979 | Map & Directions
10:15 AM to 11:15 AM PCAPLA Meeting for Advisors and Law School Reps at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Santa Ana - Orange County Airport
Pacific Coast Association of Pre-Law Advisors (PCAPLA) | Contact