Professor Willa Gibson teaching at The University of Akron School of Law.

The Akron Law PLUS Curriculum

The Akron Law PLUS Program will be JUNE 2 - 29, 2019, and gives you skills and experiences to help you decide if law school is right for you!


Coursework

Will include:

  • A selection of law school courses taught by law faculty.
  • A thorough exploration of, and preparation for, the law school application process.
  • Experiential learning will include:
    • Problem-Solving Workshop
    • Trial Advocacy Workshop
    • Akron Law’s award-winning Reentry Clinic
  • Interaction with lawyers, judges, and legislators.

Field trips

Visits to:

  • Law firm offices
  • Courtrooms
  • Other settings where lawyers work

Social activities

There will also be fun group outings and planned activities to:

  • Ballgames
  • Parks
  • Cedar Point, one of the best amusement parks in the world!

Students from Akron Law PLUS 2018 field trips to cedar point, Summit County Courtrooms, and canoeing in CVNP.


Akron Law PLUS (Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars) is a LSAC PLUS program focused on, but not restricted, to college students from racial and ethnic minority groups underrepresented in the legal profession. The program is designed for students in the first two years of college.

The four-week program provides an intense focus on the skills required to succeed in law school, the law school admission process, and legal career opportunities. Interested students should contact the law school directly for application information, including deadlines and selection criteria.

For more information or questions email: LawPLUS@uakron.edu

Related pages: PLUS Homepage | How to apply | PLUS curriculum | PLUS FAQs | PLUS staff