The Office of Academic Advising provides law school materials and some general advising. For advising on law school preparation and applying to law school, contact the pre-law advsor:
John McKeegan, JD
Advisor to President & General Counsel
The following individuals have completed law degrees and are part of the Linfield community. They are available to talk with students about legal education and career opportunities.
Carl Swanson, J.D.
Tennis Coach/Greek Life Advisor
HHPA Complex 205C
Janet Gupton, J.D., Ph.D
Associate Professor of Theatre Arts
Ford Hall T108
Denise M. Farag, J.D.
Visiting Professor, Business Department
Lewis and Clark Law School, Portland OR
Median LSAT: 161, Median GPA: 3.4
University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene OR
Median LSAT: 159, Median GPA: 3.4
Willamette University College of Law, Salem OR
Median LSAT: 157, Median GPA: 3.23
University of Washington School of Law, Seattle WA
Median LSAT: 162, Median GPA: 3.69
Seattle University School of Law, Seattle WA
Median LSAT: 157, Median GPA: 3.38
Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane WA
Median LSAT: 155, Median GPA: 3.32
University of Idaho College of Law, Moscow ID
Median LSAT: 155, Median GPA: 3.44
Financial Aid for Law School: A Preliminary Guide – published by the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC).
FastWeb: Free Scholarship and College Searches and Financial Aid tools – free scholarship search site that has 500,000 scholarships worth more than $1 billion. Registration required.
FinAid: The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid – this award-winning site is a comprehensive annotated collection of information about student financial aid on the web.
Law School Admission Council – information about and registration for the LSAT and LSDAS, purchasing LSAC products, plus downloadable forms like the LSAT/LSDAS Fee Waiver, the LSAT/LSDAS Registration and Information Book, and more.
Official Guide to ABA-Approved Law Schools – this website allows searches for law schools based on GPA/LSAT, tuition, bar passage rate, location, employment, and grants/scholarships.
Legal Education section for the American Bar Association – this site has links to other state bar associations, ABA law schools, the essay on Preparation for Legal Education, how to purchase the Official Guide to ABA-Approved Law Schools, 2008 edition, and more.
Deans Speak Out – find out why 186 law school deans want you to do more than look at “rankings” to assess their schools. Included is a comprehensive list of items that every serious pre-law applicant needs to consider when selecting a law school.
National Association for Law Placement – online resource for legal career planning and recruitment. Includes an informative pre-law student section.
US News and Review of Best Graduate Schools for 2008
National Jurist and Pre-Law - Online magazine for pre-law students that discusses LSAT preparation, legal education, interview techniques, etc. http://www.njplonline.com
Get Prepped – LSAT Review Course
Kaplan LSAT Review
LSAT Intensive Review Website
LSAT Prep Course
Princeton Review LSAT Prep
Test Masters LSAT Preparation Website