Pre-law advising at DU focuses on the process of deciding to pursue a legal career, exploring the legal profession, researching law schools and programs, and applying to law school.
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Schedule a Pre-Law Advising Appointment
If you are considering the legal profession, deciding on if law school is right for you, or applying to law school, or have any other questions about pursuing a legal career, you can schedule a pre-law advising appointment using the link below or via email.
Current Graduate Students:
If you are a graduate student, please meet with your assigned Career Advisor by scheduling an appointment in PCO or calling (303) 871-2150.
- If you graduated within the past 12 months, please follow the above instructions for current students.
- If you graduated more than 12 months ago, please contact Alumni Career & Professional Development.
Prospective Law Students Interested in the Sturm College of Law:
Rita O'Connell, M.A.
I joined the Career & Professional Development team in June 2021. I have a Master's degree from the University of Denver where I also worked in career services as a graduate fellow, and I earned my undergrad at the University of Wisconsin - Madison where I majored in Psychology with a certificate in Criminal Justice. I enjoy helping students leverage their classroom knowledge, gain real-world experience, and translate their passions and interests into careers.
I serve all undergrads in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), the Disability Services Program (DSP) and the Learning Effectiveness Program (LEP), and Pre-Law