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Talk to a Pre-Law Adviser

UMass Lowell offers specialized advising for students who are interested in law school. Students are strongly encouraged to contact a Pre-Law adviser as soon as they develop an interest in law school in addition to working with an adviser in their major.

The Pre-Law Adviser provides information and guidance on:

  • Deciding whether law school is the right choice
  • Planning a course of study
  • Securing an internship
  • Law school selection
  • Preparing for the LSAT
  • Applying to law school

The Pre-Law FAQ may answer some of your questions, for more information, please contact the UMass Lowell and Law School Admission Council Pre-Law Adviser:

Francis T. Talty, Ph.D., J.D.
FAHSS Dean's Office
820 Broadway Street 
Lowell, MA  01854
Phone:  978-934-4328

Students may also contact the Legal Studies Co-Director and LSAC Pre-Law Adviser:

Walter Toomey, J.D.
Dugan Hall, Room 205W
883 Broadway Street
Lowell, MA  01854
Phone:  978-934-2765

UMass Lowell is also home to the Pre-Law Society, a student organization that provides a forum for discussing topics related to the law, and pursuing a career in law.