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Montana State University
P.O. Box 173000
Bozeman, MT 59717-3000

Tel: (406) 994-3532
Fax: (406) 994-6049
Location: 130 Gaines Hall


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Diane Donnelly, MEd

Academic Advising Coordinator

Emily Edwards, MFA


Pre-Law News and Announcements


LAW DAY 2014

Join us for Law Day 2014.  The Montana Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on Monday, April 28, 2014. 

The University of Montana School of Law will provide an introduction to the case at 9:30 AM with oral arguments commencing at 10:00 AM in Ballroom A of the MSU Strand Union. 




Get involved in our pre-law club!  

Meet your Pre-Law Club 2014 Leadership: L to R: Joe Schumacher, VP, Jonathan Schirmer, Treasurer, Alyssa Florman, Secretary/PR, Hannah Mains, President


Pre-Law Club at Catapalooza 2013                                                Pre-Law Club at the Not in Our House

                                                                                                                Taskforce Graduation Ceremony 2013-14

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Wednesday, April 9th in the Procrastinator Theatre 12-1 pm - The MSU Women's Center, MSU Voice Center and the Pre-Law Club present "The Challenges of Prosecuting Sexual Violence Cases" - Brown Bag Seminar.

Tuesday, February 25 from 12 – 1, Lori Freeman, JD, Dean of Admissions at University of Montana School of Law will be presenting Law School 101: Everything you need to know about the admissions process.  Location: Reid 104


Tuesday, February 25 at 6:30 pm –Gallatin County Detention Center tour.  This was one of the pre-law club’s most popular events last semester!This tour is limited to 15 students so you MUST RSVP by email to to participate.  If there are more than 15 students interested, we will schedule another tour to accommodate interest.  So please, RSVP soon to be included!!  You will receive details from me for the event after you RSVP. 


Regular meeting dates for Spring: NEW DATE AND TIME!!!! Thursdays 12 -1

February 13 - SUB 236 - Joe Schumacher presents training for the Not In Our House Taskforce

February 27 -SUB 236 - Matt Caires, Dean of Students, The Law and HIgher Education

March 27 - SUB 236 - Derik Pomeroy - attorney

April 10 - SUB 232  Pam Poon, attorney and mediator, will discuss the Gallatin Legal Assistance Clinic


Have an idea for a guest speaker or activity? Let us know!


LSAT - June 2014 Test Date and Deadlines

                  Test Date - Monday, June 9, 2014  **test locations in Montana are limited in June**

Registration Online, by Mail, or by Telephone                                           May 6, 2014 (receipt deadline)

Late Registration by Mail                                                                               May 13, 2014 (receipt deadline)

Late Registration Online or by Telephone                                                 May 16, 2014 (receipt deadline)

LSAC strongly encourages early registration!

Register here:


US 140 - Intro to Law and the Legal Profession (1 credit)

This course is a great opportunity to explore your interest in law school and careers in the law.  In Intro to Law and the Legal Profession, we'll explore the process of a legal education, identify areas of possible interest for careers in the law, and develop an understanding of the law school process.  (offered Fall semester)