Pre-law advisors take on great responsibility often without the resources to achieve the lofty goals set before them. At the UA Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law we believe that all prospective students should have access to the resources that can help make them successful applicants regardless of whether they or their undergraduate school have the means to support their goals.
Accordingly, the law school is committed to building relationships with pre-law advisors nationwide to ensure that students and advisors have access to the resources to succeed. In addition to being able to rely on Bowen’s resources, below is a short list of organizations that provide pre-law advisors with professional support. Bowen also hosts the Arkansas Pre-Law Advisor Listserv. Details on the listserv and how to join can be found below.
If there is anything that the UA Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law can do to help you achieve your goals, please do not hesitate to contact the Admissions Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 501-324-9903.
Regional Pre-Law Advisor Organizations
Midwest Association of Pre-Law Advisors (MAPLA)
Northeast Association of Pre-Law Advisors (NAPLA)
Pacific Coast Association of Pre-Law Advisors (PCAPLA)
Southern Association of Pre-Law Advisors (SAPLA)
Southwest Association of Pre-Law Advisors (SWAPLA)
Western Association of Pre-Law Advisors (WAPLA)
Additional Pre-Law Advisor Resources
National Association of Law Placement (NALP)
American Bar Association – Section on Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO)
Arkansas Pre-Law Advisor Listserv
The purpose of the Arkansas Pre-Law Advisors listserv is to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas, a venue to provide information and resources related to pre-law advising, and to foster collegiality among pre-law advisors in institutions of higher education, ABA-approved law schools, and Partner Organizations. The Arkansas Pre-Law Advisors listserv is restricted to individuals employed by colleges and universities serving as pre-law advisors or law school admissions officers, or Partner Organizations.
- Try to keep message constructive, courteous, and concise.
- Subject headings should be specific. Many readers will choose to read, skim, or ignore the message based on the subject heading of the email.
- Confidential information should NOT be discussed on the listserv. Difficult cases may be addressed so long as names and other identifying information have been changed.
- When asking for input on a topic, consider asking others to reply privately to you, summarize their responses, and then posting the results to the list as a single useful message.
- Be judicious in touting your own programs, books, etc.
- The default reply setting on the listserv is to send a message to the full group. If you are responding to a specific individual only, you should change the email address in the “to” field of your reply email before sending the message.
Requests to join the Arkansas Pre-Law Advisors listserv should be sent to email@example.com. The request should include a brief description of how you meet the criteria to join the listserv as noted in the purpose statement above. You are not required to have a Gmail account to join or utilize the listserv.
Listserv members may send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to post messages to the group.
To unsubscribe from the Arkansas Pre-Law Advisors listserv, a group member should send an email to email@example.com.
All messages are archived in googlegroups immediately after they are distributed to the list. The archived messages from the Arkansas Pre-Law Advisors listserv may be accessed by group members by logging into groups.google.com.
Subscribers are expected to observe all applicable copyright restrictions when posting any material that is not their own. When in doubt, simply provide the URL that links to the appropriate information. Repeated failure to adhere to the guidelines may result in your removal from the Arkansas Pre-Law Advisors Listserv.
The Arkansas Pre-Law Advisors listserv is provided as a service to individuals and organizations involved in the law school admission process. All members of the listserve must accept responsibility for information posted by themselves and members do not accept responsibility for the opinions and information posted on the listserv by others. There are no warranties with regard to information posted on the listserv, whether posted by individuals and organizations involved in the law school admission process as defined above, or any third party.