Workshop Explores Law Careers for Minorities (220)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A workshop about law careers for minorities will be held Feb. 28 at the University of Tennessee.

 The workshop, sponsored by the UT College of Law and the Knoxville Bar Association, is scheduled 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (EST). Lunch will be provided.

 College students, college-bound high school seniors, pre-law and minority affairs advisors, guidance counselors, teachers, and parents are welcome to attend.

 The workshop, “Is There a Career in Law For Me?,” is being offered during National Minority Law Recruitment Month, funded by the Law School Admissions Council, officials said.

 The workshop will include:

 — Minority lawyers in private practice, public service and government, talking about career choices in the profession.

 — Minority law students from UT with tips for succeeding in law school.

 — Pre-law and minority affairs advisors from UT with suggestions about subjects to study as an undergraduate to prepare for law school.

 — Law faculty from UT discussing expectations for student performance.

 — Instruction on using computers and the Internet to learn more about law schools and law careers.

 Individuals who plan to attend should pre-register by calling the college’s office of admissions and financial aid, 423-974-4131.

Free parking for participants will be available in the faculty-staff section of the UT parking garage at 16th Street and White Avenue near the law college.

 Contact: R.G. Smithson (423-974-0687)


Workshop Explores Law Careers for Minorities (220)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A workshop about law careers for minorities will be held Feb. 28 at the University of Tennessee.

 The workshop, sponsored by the UT College of Law and the Knoxville Bar Association, is scheduled 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (EST). Lunch will be provided.

 College students, college-bound high school seniors, pre-law and minority affairs advisors, guidance counselors, teachers, and parents are welcome to attend.

 The workshop, “Is There a Career in Law For Me?,” is being offered during National Minority Law Recruitment Month, funded by the Law School Admissions Council, officials said.

 The workshop will include:

 — Minority lawyers in private practice, public service and government, talking about career choices in the profession.

 — Minority law students from UT with tips for succeeding in law school.

 — Pre-law and minority affairs advisors from UT with suggestions about subjects to study as an undergraduate to prepare for law school.

 — Law faculty from UT discussing expectations for student performance.

 — Instruction on using computers and the Internet to learn more about law schools and law careers.

 Individuals who plan to attend should pre-register by calling the college’s office of admissions and financial aid, 423-974-4131.

Free parking for participants will be available in the faculty-staff section of the UT parking garage at 16th Street and White Avenue near the law college.

 Contact: R.G. Smithson (423-974-0687)