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Pre-Law Advising

The Saint Joseph’s University pre-law program adapts cura personalis to the law advising process combining academic and professional advice for students from all majors. Our law advisors have up-to-date knowledge of the law school process and attend NAPLA regularly to bring information on institutions and trends to all students and alumni.


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Preparing for Law School

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Preparing for Law School

Preparing for Law School

During your time at Saint Joseph's, the pre-law program works to ensure you are taking rigorous courses and engaging with challenging and informational experiential learning opportunities. Take advantage of all of the resources early on and you will feel confident when you begin the application process.

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Applying to Law School

Applying to Law School

A law school application is a compilation of your academic achievements and your professional goals. Engage with both pre-law advisors on each of the components of your application to ensure your application will impress.

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Pre-Law Awards

Pre-Law Awards

In collaboration with the Law Alumni Endowment, the pre-law program offers all pre-law students the opportunity to apply for and receive awards based on the criteria explained on this page.

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Paul Patterson, PhD

Professor of English, Faculty Pre-Law Advisor

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Sarah Mangano

Assistant Director, Undergraduate Advising Support: Academic Advising

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The Law Exploration Advancing Diversity (LEAD) program connects Saint Joseph’s students of color who are interested in legal careers with career advising, networking opportunities and resources to navigate the law school application process.