cordially invited to join our Admissions staff at the Second Annual Wisconsin
Statewide Minority Students and Advisor Seminar Day! This event is free
to students and advisors and will be held on Friday,
February 28, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Marquette University Law School.
For those traveling from Madison to Milwaukee, free roundtrip bus transportation will be available between the University of Wisconsin Law School and Marquette University Law School. Students who travel from Madison will have the option to remain in Milwaukee after the event concludes.
Schedule of Events
|9:00 am - 9:30 am||Check-in|
Marquette Law School, Eckstein Hall
|9:30 am - 9:40 am||Dean's Welcome|
Joseph D. Kearney, Dean and Professor of Law, Marquette University Law School
|9:40 am - 10:00 am||Law School Admissions Update, students and advisors |
Stephanie Nikolay, Marquette University Law School
Rebecca Scheller, University of Wisconsin Law School
|10:00 am - 10:25 am||Constitutional Analysis of the Voter ID Laws in Wisconsin|
Professor Ed Fallone, Marquette University Law School
|10:25 am - 10:40 am||Discover Law Presentation & Short Break|
|10:40 am - 11:10 am||You can do so much with a law degree: Guidance on career planning|
Michael Keller, Assistant Dean for Office of Career & Professional Development, University of Wisconsin Law School
Career Planning Staff from Marquette University Law School
|11:15 am - 12:00 pm||Joint Session: Current Perspectives on Legal Education|
Break Out Sessions:
Advisors: Admission Officer Panel
Admissions officers from across the nation
Students: Law School Student Panel
MU and UW law students
|12:00 pm - 12:10 pm||Short Break|
|12:10 pm - 1:30 pm||Law School Mock Class (lunch served during this time)|
Professor Janine Kim, Marquette University Law School
|1:30 pm - 3:00 pm||Law School Fair - Participating Schools |
|3:00 pm ||Departure|
This event is co-sponsored by: University of Wisconsin Center for Academic Excellence, The University of Wisconsin Law School, Marquette University Law School, and Multicultural Affairs and Student Success at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
Directions, Transportation, and Accommodations
- Directions to Marquette University Law School. Free parking is available to registrants in Eckstein Hall visitor parking level; location 7a on the campus map.
- Marquette Campus Map (Marquette Law School is Eckstein Hall; building 7).
- Local hotels
- Greater Milwaukee Convention & Visitors Guide
- Airlines: General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) is about 15 minutes from the Marquette campus.
- Amtrak: Consider the Hiawatha line between downtown Milwaukee (MKE) and Chicago's Union Station (CHI). Roundtrip fare is $48.00.
- Travel discounts