General Law School Information

  • Law School Admission Council: This is an essential site for students interested in law school.  It provides resources for researching law schools and legal careers, information about the application process including fee waivers, registration for the LSAT and Credential Assembly Service, free test preparation tools, and more.  All applicants to law schools must create an LSAC account.
  • Official Guide to ABA-Approved Law Schools. This website lets you use ABA and LSAC data to search 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, 2003 Edition, and more.
  • National Association for Law Placement. "Since 1971, NALP has served as the premier source of information for legal career planning and recruitment. NALP's mission is to meet the needs of all participants in the legal employment process for information, coordination and standards." There is also a very informative pre-law student section.
  • Noodle (http://www.noodle.com/) A broad educational research site that includes information about law schools and legal education.

Traditionally underrepresented students

  • CLEO: The Council on Legal Education Opportunity is a nonprofit project of the American Bar Association Fund for Justice and Education, dedicated to diversifying the legal profession by expanding legal education opportunities for members of underrepresented groups.
  • ABA/Commission on Women in the Profession. The Commission aims not only to report the challenges that women lawyers face, but to bring about change in the legal workplace. Drawing upon the expertise and diverse backgrounds of the Commission members, the Commission develops programs, policies and publications to advance and assist women in law schools, academia, public and private practice and the judiciary.
  • ABA/Commission on Racial & Ethnic Diversity: a comprehensive source for data about minorities in the legal profession.
  • ABA/Minority Law Students. Employment and scholarship opportunities.
  • Minorities Interested in Legal Education (MILE) Program, primarily designed for college freshmen and sophomores, provides minority students with reliable information about preparation for law school. Free registration required.
  • LGBT Legal Education: This LSAC resource provides information for LGBT students regarding selecting law schools and application concerns.
  • Accommodated Testing for persons with disabilities taking the LSAT exam.

Web page and research funded by The L.L. Stewart Faculty Development Fund, OSU Foundation, Corvallis, Oregon.