Centennial Honors College

17th Annual Pre-Law Symposium | October 9th, 2018 from 5-7 PM | Brattain Lounge, University Union

President Thomas and Future Law Students
Table fair at Pre-Law Symposium
Rick Hardy and Panel at Pre-Law Symposium

Sponsored and organized by the Centennial Honors College, the Annual Pre-Law Symposium provides an excellent opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to learn about law school while being introduced to important legal issues by current law students who are WIU alumni and practicing law professionals.

Tuesday, October 9th, Brattain Lounge
5-6 PM | Law School Table Fair
5:45 | Opening Remarks
6:00 | Keynote Speaker, TBA
6:20 | Distinguished Alumni Panel
This year's keynote speaker is TBA

The event begins with a table fair at 5 PM and welcome by the Centennial Honors College at 6 PM. Recruiters will also be available from the following law schools:

  • TBA

Pre-law advisers from WIU's Honors College, School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration (LEJA) and the departments of History, Philosophy and Religious Studies and Political Science will also be available at the event.

The symposium will also include a panel discussion made up of WIU alumni:

  • TBA

Event sponsors include: Mr. Matt Bills, WIU Alumnus and Attorney at Law; the WIU Alumni Foundation; WIU School of Law Enforcement & Justice Administration; College of Arts and Sciences; McDonough County Bar Association; and the WIU Departments of History, Philosophy & Religious Studies, Political Science, Economics and Decision Sciences, and Sociology & Anthropology 

The event is open and free to the WIU community. Students interested in the study of law and those in classes addressing legal and ethical issues are encouraged to attend.

If you would like to know more, please stop by the Honors College or call at 309-298-2228.