APA Pre-Law Conference

Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C. | 12 - 5 p.m.

The NAPABA Pre-Law Conference offers prospective law school applicants the opportunity to gain valuable insight into the law school admissions process and the legal profession. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with current law students, admissions professionals, and attorneys in different practice areas. This year, the 2017 NAPABA Pre-Law Conference will take place at the Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C.

Conference Objectives

  • To educate prospective Asian Pacific American law students about preparing for the Law School Admissions Test, applying to different law schools, financing their legal education, succeeding in law school, and passing the bar examination through public discussion groups, forums, panels, lectures, workshops, and otherwise;
  • To educate the community about important issues related to the legal profession;
  • To raise awareness of minority and diversity issues related to Asian Pacific Americans in and out of law school and the legal community; and
  • To connect prospective Asian Pacific American law students with other prospective and current law students, attorneys, educators, and judges to foster professional mentorship and networking opportunities.

Online Registration Now Closed

Online registration is now closed. You may register for the Pre-Law Conference on-site at the Marriott Marquis starting at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3. Registration will be on Meeting Level 4. 

Hotel Accommodation

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C. from Nov. 1- Nov. 5, 2017. The special room rate of $259/night will be available until Oct. 11 or until the group is sold-out, whichever comes first. For more information regarding hotel accommodation and to make a reservation, visit our Hotel Reservations page.  

Scholarship Application Now Closed

NAPABA strives to keep the conference affordable for students traveling from across the country. The Pre-Law Conference Scholarship may be used towards airfare, lodging, and/ground transportation to the conference. All scholarships will be awarded in the form of reimbursements. Scholarship recipients will receive a reimbursement form to be completed by December 31, 2017 and submitted along with original receipts. Submission of an application is not a guarantee of assistance. Decisions are final and not subject to appeal.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis.

Law School Resource Center

NAPABA invites law schools to send materials for display at our Law School Resource Center during the Pre-law Conference. Below is a list of law schools that are participating in this year's Law School Resource Center.  

Are you a law school interested in participating in the Law School Resource Center? Click here for more information!


Participating Law Schools

American University Washington College of Law

Campbell University School of Law

Capital University Law School

Colorado Law

Duquesne University School of Law

Emory Law School

Fordham Law School

Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Lewis & Clark Law School

Loyola University Chicago School of Law

Marquette University Law School

McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific

New England Law | Boston

New York Law School

Northeastern University School of Law

Penn State Dickinson Law

Santa Clara University School of Law

The Catholic University of America, CUA Law

UA Little Rock Wm. H. Bowen School of Law

UConn School of Law

University of Alabama School of Law

University of California, Irvine School of Law

University of Georgia School of Law

University of Maryland Carey School of Law

University of Massachusetts School of Law

University of Richmond School of Law

University of Wisconsin Law School

Washburn University School of Law

Washington and Lee University School of Law

Willamette University College of Law

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