Resources for Advisors

The NAPLA LinkedInĀ® Group — NAPLA offers this online forum for its members to promote communication and discussion on key issues among our members and to support the sharing of ideas, information, and best practices affecting pre-law advising and law school admissions.

National Pre-Law Advisor Listserv, sponsored by PLANC, is another great place to connect with peers to ask questions or share advice.

Job Market & Placement Statistics from the ABA, from the National Association of Law Placement (NALP) and from Law School Transparency

On February 4, 2015, NAPLA co-hosted a webinar on the Future of Legal EducationListen to the recording here.

Pre-Law National and Regional Associations (APLAs):  PLANC is the national pre-law advisor organization.  There is a national PLANC conference every four years (coinciding with Presidential Election years).  Besides NAPLA, other regional pre-law advisor groups include:

The NAPLA Law Locator, hosted by Boston College is a handy tool to help students see where they might be competitive applicants based on their GPA and LSAT scores. (.pdf version) (online version)

NAPLA produces a handbook for pre-law advisors (NAPLA Handbook 4th edition) and a NAPLA Pre Law Guide to help with the basics of the job.  The Pre-Law Advisors National Committee also has a “roles and responsibilities” guidebook that may be helpful.

NAPLA board members who seek reimbursement for organization expenses can use NAPLA Reimbursement Form.

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