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Gregory J. Shaffer, Esq.
Coordinator of Pre-Law Advising
prelawadvisor@umd.edu
(301) 405-2793
Hornbake Library, Rm 0110

On-Campus Pre-Law Resources

The following resources and opportunities are available to students interested in becoming involved in pre-law activities on campus.


MLaw Programs –»

MLaw is a collaboration between the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. MLaw oversees two academic pre-law programs for undergraduates: the Law and Society Minor and the College Park Scholars Program in Justice and Legal Thought.

For more information on the MLaw Program, click here.

Mock Trial –»

The University of Maryland Mock Trial program offers students a hands-on introduction to trial advocacy. The program is both a competitive team and a three-credit GVPT class. Coached by law professors and practicing attorneys, Maryland’s Mock Trial team has won more National Championships than any other school.

For more information on the University of Maryland Mock Trial program, click here.

University Student Judiciary –»

As a part of the Office of Student Conduct, the University Student Judiciary resolves disciplinary and academic dishonesty referrals filed against students at the University of Maryland. Students can serve as members of the University Student Judiciary by representing students in disciplinary hearings, sitting on judicial boards and committees, and educating students about the University’s academic and ethical policies.

For more information on the University Student Judiciary, click here.

Undergraduate and Graduate Student Legal Aid Office Internships –»

The Undergraduate and Graduate Student Legal Aid Offices provide free legal information, consultations, referrals, and assistance to students at the University of Maryland. Undergraduate internships are available in both offices for academic credit.

For more information on the Undergraduate Student Legal Aid Office, click here.

For more information on the Graduate Student Legal Aid Office, click here.

Phi Alpha Delta, Professional Pre-Law Fraternity –»

Phi Alpha Delta is a professional law fraternity for pre-law students. The University of Maryland’s chapter of Phi Alpha Delta offers students opportunities for professional and academic development, community service, and social interaction with pre-law peers.

For more information on Phi Alpha Delta, click here.

University Career Center & The President’s Promise –»

Students seeking pre-law related internships in local law firms, government offices, and the judiciary should visit the Careers4Terps website or make an appointment with the Career Center at 3100 Hornbake Library.

For more information on the Career Center, click here.