Pre-Law Day

Pre-Law Day

Pre-Law Day

Thinking About Becoming a Lawyer or Legal Assistant?

Consider Attending Pre-Law Day at Washburn University! This half-day event will introduce high school students and their parents to topics in the study of law at Washburn University.

November 3, 2014 • 8:30am-2:30pm

Registration is now closed.
The registration deadline is October 28, 2014.

For more information, you can email Dr. Steve Cann at or call (785) 670-2027.

Sponsored by the School of Applied Studies, School of Business, School of Law and the College of Arts and Sciences.


8:30-9:00 Check in, registration (Outside the Law School court room, Washburn’s law school 17th & Macvicar)
9:00 Welcome and Introduction of the Welcome Speaker, by Tom Romig, Dean of Washburn’s Law School (court room)
  • Welcome Speaker
9:30 Tours of Law School (Law School Ambassadors)
10:10 Preparing for Law School (Dr. Steve Cann in the court room)
10:30 Meet with a Law Professor  (court room)
11:00-12:30 Presentations in the court room:
  • Undergraduate Admissions
  • Law school admissions (Janessa Akin)
  • Prelaw Club
  • Legal communication emphasis
  • Legal Studies (Prof. Richard Martin) 
  • School of Business (Dr. Rosemary Walker)
  • Mock Trial (Dr. Jim Schnoebelen).
12:30-1:30 - Lunch (Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center) with a Prelaw or Law student at each table.
- Panel of law students discussing preparation for law school and questions.
1:30 Campus Tours (Undergraduate Ambassadors)
2:30 Event Concludes