Pre-Law Advising

Pre-law advising and programming at UIC is sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences through the LAS Academic Advising center. Students and alums from all colleges, with any level of interest in law school, are encouraged to take advantage of the resources available through the Pre-Law Advising Office.

About the Pre-Law Advisor

The Pre-Law Advisor, Bradley A. Mueller, J.D., is available for appointments to students from all UIC colleges. Brad earned his Juris Doctor degree from The John Marshall Law School and practiced at the same Chicago law firm for over 25 years. Brad has also served as a volunteer attorney at Cabrini Green Legal Aid.

Scheduling Pre-Law Advising Appointments

Appointments are available on Monday, and Wednesday-Friday from 9:00am - 4:00pm and are scheduled for 30 minute sessions.  Please log on to Insight  to schedule an appointment. Non-LAS students and alumni should request an appointment at : LASprelaw@uic.edu

Drop-in appointments are available on Tuesdays, during the academic year, from 8:30am-11:30am and 1:00pm-4:00pm. 

Pre-Law appointments are limited to students with sophomore, junior or senior status and recent UIC alums.

Schedule an appointment

 

Email: LASprelaw@uic.edu

Office:  205DA, 2nd Floor, SES

Phone: (312) 355-9643

Fax: (312) 413-8577

Pre-law advising appointments vary from student to student and can be devoted to many different topics, such as the following:

  • Is law school right for me?
  • The LSAT
  • GPA
  • Personal Statement
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • The Well-rounded Candidate
  • LSAC & CAS
  • Personal Statement Review
  • Determining a List of Schools to Apply to
  • Questions About Specific Applications
  • Choosing the Right Law School for You

Some resources available through the Pre-Law Advising office:

  • Sample LSAT prep materials
  • The Official Guide to U.S. Law Schools
  • Law School Viewbooks/Catalogues
  • The Pre-Law Insider Magazine

The Pre-Law Advising Roster:

A major way for students to obtain information about law-related opportunities and activities is to be on the pre-law advising roster and e-mailing list. All incoming and transfer students who indicate an interest in pre-law on their admissions applications are automatically added to the pre-law advising roster and e-mailing list. If you are interested in learning more about pre-law advising and opportunities at, and outside of UIC, and are not currently on the pre-law advising roster, please complete the following form