Pre-Law Advising

Pre-law Advising at UIC is sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences through the LAS Academic Advising Center. Even so, students and alums from all colleges are encouraged to take advantage of the resources available through the Pre-Law Office.

About the Pre-Law Advisor

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

Scheduling Pre-Law Advising Appointments

Appointments are available to UIC students and alumni while classes are in session 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.

Walk-in appointments are available on Tuesdays 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:
  • Office: 3rd Floor, University Hall
  • Phone: (312)996-3366
  • Fax: (312) 413-8577

Initial pre-law advising appointments cover:

  • The LSAT
  • GPA
  • Personal Statement
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • The Well-rounded Candidate
  • LSAC & CAS

Follow-up appointments vary from student to student and can be devoted to many different issues, such as the following:

  • 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 Pre-Law Advising:

  • LSAT Registration Books
  • The Official Guide to U.S. Law Schools
  • The MAPLA (Midwest Association of Pre-Law Advisors) Profiles
  • Law School Viewbooks/Catalogues
  • The Pre-Law Insider Magazine
  • The Advisor Pre-Law Magazine

The Pre-Law Advising Roster:

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