Workshops & Private Appointments

Law Advising Workshops

  • Students who are interested in investigating the legal profession and applying to law school are required to take a Law Advising Workshop before scheduling an individual appointment with the Law School Advisor.
  • A computer is required for all workshops.
  • Registration is required.
  • Any questions: Please email lawadvising@villanova.edu

Workshop Registration

To sign up for a workshop, please complete the form here.

Individual Appointment Request

Want to discuss your career goals in the legal profession? Want to work on overcoming writer’s block so you can compose an engaging personal statement? Want to obtain the best possible recommendation letters from professors and employers? Want to discuss the differences between law schools and determine appropriate law schools to apply to?

To schedule an appointment you will need to complete an individual appointment request form.

If you can not fill out the form, please send an email to lawadvising@villanova.edu.


The Law Advising Workshop Series is hosted by Leadership & Professional Development, Office for Undergraduate Students, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. All students are welcome!

Required and Additional Workshops

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Required Workshops for Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors:
Workshop #1: Law School Basics – The First Step to Exploring Your Interest in Law School and the Legal Profession (Freshman/Sophomores)
Topics: Myths about majors; most important skills and qualities; criteria to apply; law school curriculum; 10 professional development steps to explore and prepare for the legal field.

Workshop #2: The Law School Application Process, Recommendation Letters & Personal Statements (Juniors/Seniors)
Topics: Elements of the application process; research and steps to take year by year; effective timeline to apply early in the process; taking the LSAT; importance of recommendation letters in the process; strategy for obtaining persuasive letters; examples of letters.