You are cordially invited to join admissions officers, faculty, and staff from Marquette University Law School and University of Wisconsin Law School at the 12th Annual Wisconsin Pre-Law Diversity Conference and Law Fair!

This in-person event is free to college students/graduates and advisors.  It will be held on Friday, February 2, 2024, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Marquette University Law School.

Free bus transportation will be provided from Wisconsin Law to Marquette Law.

Download our flyer (PDF) to share with fellow students and colleagues! 


REGISTRATION IS OPEN!  Please use the links below to register for the Wisconsin Pre-Law Diversity Conference and the Law Fair:

2024 Schedule of Events (tentative)

Time Event
9:00 – 9:30 AM Check-in & Continental Breakfast
9:30 – 9:40 AM

Law School Welcome & Keynote Introduction

Rebecca Scheller, Associate Dean for Admissions & Financial Aid, University of Wisconsin Law School

Stephanie Nikolay, Director of Admissions & Recruitment, Marquette University Law School

9:40 – 10:10 AM Keynote Address
Emil Ovbiagele, JD, MBA, Founder and Managing Partner of OVB Law & Consulting, S.C.
10:10 – 10:20 AM Remarks from the Dean
Joseph D. Kearney, Dean and Professor of Law, Marquette University Law School
10:20 -10:35 AM Break
10:35 - 11:25 AM Diversity in the Legal Profession
Alumni & Law Student Panel
11:25 - 12:00 PM Applying to Law School: Writing Applications in a Post-Affirmative Action Environment
12:00 - 12:15 PM Break
Lunch provided
12:15 - 1:00 PM

Breakout Sessions:

Students: Mock Class

Advisors: Admissions Roundtable

1:00 - 2:30 PM Law School Fair
View Participating Schools and Organizations Here (PDF)

Directions, Parking & Hotel Accommodations


General driving directions to and from Marquette Law School (Eckstein Hall) are available on their website.


Free parking will be available in Eckstein Hall’s underground parking structure.  See Building 7A on the campus map.

Bus Transportation

Free roundtrip bus transportation is available from the University of Wisconsin Law School to Marquette University Law School.  Please sign-up for bus transportation when you register for the event.  Specific details will be emailed to bus riders the week of the event. Contact with questions.

Hotel Accommodations in Milwaukee

Marquette University Law School recommends any of the following, which are all in relatively close proximity to the law school:


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Rebecca Scheller at the University of Wisconsin Law School or Stephanie Nikolay at Marquette University Law School.

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