Important Links

Law School Search

Official Guide to ABA accredited Law Schools: This invaluable resource from the LSAC provides students with important information on all ABA accredited law schools in the U.S.  The data include GPA and LSAT percentile scores, student body demographics, tuition, financial aid, and other important information.  Students can use the UGPA/LSAT Search feature (see the upper left corner of the webpage) to obtain the probability of acceptance to a given law school, based on the student’s GPA and LSAT score.

NAPLA Law School Locator 2014-2015: The NAPLA Law School Locator helps applicants quickly assess the LSAT and GPA expectations of different law schools and identify schools from across the country that they may wish to research further as they choose the schools to which they will apply.

ABA Approved Law Schools

Noodle Law School Search: Connects students with schools, programs, resources, experts and more. Discover and compare educational opportunities.

Lawdragon: Search for, compare and sort schools by using various filters.

Applying to Law School

Law School Admission Council (LSAC): The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) is a nonprofit corporation that provides unique, state-of-the-art products and services to ease the admission process for law schools and their applicants worldwide. This organization also creates and administers the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT). Students can register for and obtain more information about the LSAT.

Credential Assembly Service (CAS): LSAC’s Credential Assembly Service simplifies the admission process for law school applicants by allowing you to submit all of the necessary documentation one time, regardless of the number of schools to which you apply. American Bar Association-approved law schools and many other law schools require the use of CAS for JD applicants.

Pre-Law Guide: This resource from the Northeast Association of Pre-Law Advisors provides is a comprehensive guidebook for Pre-Law students.  Students can learn more about the law school application process, financial aid, and career resources.

Pennsylvania Law Schools

Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law (Carlisle, PA)

Duquesne University School of Law (Pittsburgh, PA)

Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)

University of Pennsylvania Law School (Philadelphia, PA)

University of Pittsburgh School of Law (Pittsburgh, PA)

Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law (Philadelphia, PA)

Villanova School of Law (Villanova, PA)

Careers

ABA Career Center: Search for jobs, post your resume, and browse through various career resources.

NALP Pre-Law Portal: Includes information on what lawyers do, and how to evaluate whether it is a promising career path for you.

CLEO

Council on Legal Education Opportunity: This is a great organization for students from underrepresented minority groups, and socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds, to help support your law school preparation and ambitions.

Professional Associations

National Association for Law Placement

NALS: The Association for Legal Professionals

Pennsylvania Bar Association

American Bar Association

National Association of Legal Assistants