Explore Iowa Law

Iowa Law Open House Series

Is law the right choice for you?
Explore your options at an Iowa Law Open House.


Upcoming Dates:
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Saturday, April 2015 (day is TBD)

Time and Location:
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the University of Iowa College of Law, Boyd Law Building.

Registration:
Online registration for the September open house will be available at a later date.

Purpose:
We have designed this event to provide an opportunity for you to visit the College of Law and:

  • Hear about the opportunities — and challenges — facing legal professionals
  • Explore legal topics with conversations with faculty & law students about different practice areas in small group settings
  • Learn about law school life from current students. Learn about law school opportunities from Admissions, Career Services, Student Services, and other staff
  • Tour the Law School

Sample Program:

9:30 a.m.

Registration

10:00 a.m.    

Welcome: Becoming a Lawyer

10:15-11:45 a.m.

Small Group Sessions:

  • Being a Law Student
  • Doing Criminal Law
  • Doing Public Interest Law
  • Doing Corporate Law
  • Doing Intellectual Property Law

12:00 p.m.

Lunch (provided to all participants)

12:15 – 12:45 p.m.  

Getting from Here to There: Getting into Law School and Finding a Job

12:45 – 2:00 p.m.

Cookies and Conversation and Tours (Informal meetings with law faculty, staff and students)