TU College of Law to host Minority Law Awareness Day, Feb. 15

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Published on 1/15/08

Minority students with an interest in the law have the opportunity to participate in Minority Law Awareness Day at the University of Tulsa College of Law.

Co-sponsored by the law school and the Law School Admission Council, the one-day event begins at 9 a.m. in John Rogers Hall and includes a mock trial hosted by TU’s Black Law Student Association, a minority law student panel discussion, lunch with minority legal practitioners, a tour of the Tulsa County Courthouse and a tour of the Conner & Winters law firm.

The event is free of charge and roundtrip transportation to the courthouse, law firm and to TU’s campus will be provided. The program is part of National Minority Law School Recruitment Month and is designed to encourage minority students to consider a career in law.

Space is limited for the program. To reserve a spot, contact Onise Silas in the law school admissions office at (918) 631-3706. The deadline to register is February 1.

The TU College of Law offers students an academically rigorous, yet congenial atmosphere and opportunities for, leadership, scholarship, and faculty mentoring. Students develop practical skills through participation with student-driven legal journals, award-winning moot court teams, two on-campus clinics and a new pro bono program. Joint interdisciplinary degrees include a JD/MBA and JD/MTAX and unique specialties include energy and environmental law and Native American law. The Mabee Legal Information Center is recognized as one of the nation’s top university law libraries. The TU College of Law is one of the four colleges of The University of Tulsa, which is ranked among U.S. News and World Report’s Top 100 Universities. To find out more visit: www.law.utulsa.edu.