November '21 Newsletter

Friday, Nov 05, 2021






November 5, 2021

Greetings students!!

With finals around the corner, it’s time to start planning for next semester and the new year! 

This month is the Special Internship Edition.  That’s right! More internship opportunities for this upcoming semester than ever before.  Take advantage and apply as soon as you can!

Attached is a list of Spring 2022 legal/law-related courses being offered next semester.  For those considering the minor in Law and Legal Studies, each of these courses is applicable and would count towards the minor requirements. You’ll also find attached a flyer for one of the paid internships available this spring.

Don’t forget to reach out if you have any questions about classes, events, scholarships, internships or law school help!

 Email us at with questions!




In This Month’s Newsletter



Last Call for Wayne Watts Scholarship Applications

UNT Dallas College of Law Tour & Mock 1L Law Class

Pre-Law & LLS Minor Grad Cords Available for December Grads

Model United Nations Student Group Info Session

LSAC Forums & Important Dates

Fall 2021 Virtual Law School Events

Get Involved & Join A Pre-Law Student Org Today!

Law School Scholarships

Final Virtual Info Sessions for Archer Fellowships in D.C.

UTA LSAT Prep Courses



  • Spring 2022 Internship Opportunities!!!




    Prominent Dallas Attorney and UTA Alumnus Andrew Sommerman is currently seeking motivated, hardworking Campaign Interns to support his run for Dallas County Commissioner District 2.

    Andrew Sommerman for Commissioner

    Flexible hours and compensation available for UTA students. 

    No previous experience necessary.


    Interested students must submit resumes to

    Internships at this location are eligible for Experiential Learning credit for Law and Legal Studies minors.


    Proyecto Inmigrante Immigration Law Externship


    Proyecto Inmigrante is seeking students for a prestige externship opportunity to serve in their DFW office located at located at 832 S. Carrier Pkwy, Grand Prairie, TX 75051.  With connections in Washington, DC and governments around the world, Proyecte Inmigrante presents an opportunity for students to learn about many facets of representation within immigration law.

    In this externship opportunity, students will be conducting legal research and working directly with attorneys on real immigration cases from start to finish. Students will receive in-depth training on the fundamentals of Immigration Law, Citizenship, Waivers, Visas and DACA Renewals. This opportunity is specifically for students with a stated interest in learning about immigration practice. Ability to speak additional languages is a bonus but not required. Students will receive UTA course credit for the experience through select internship course offerings only. Opportunity for extended paid employment available for those who do well in the initial externship.

    Students will submit an application with current resume and a short statement of interest. Students selected for interviews will be notified before the conclusion of the Fall semester. Selected students will begin Spring 2022.

    Interested students may APPLY HERE.  Priority will be given to early applicants.




    Ebony M. Turner Law is Seeking to Fill Multiple Positions!!


    The Law Office of Ebony M. Turner, Attorney at Law – When your legal needs are an EMERGENCY, you need EMT (


    Office Assistant (Paid)

    • Description: Will support Attorney Turner in conducting client intake, filing court documents with the court, organizing trial documents, calendaring, coordinating with other staff and assisting with general office needs as assigned.
    • Open Positions: 1
    • Hours: Flexible Hours
    • Location: Mansfield Office
    • Minimum Requirements: Send Resume. Must have reliable transportation


    Trial Assistant Intern (Paid)

    • Description: Will support Attorney Turner in conducting critical research for trial, preparing essential court documents, assisting with trial technology and supporting the needs of the firm and clients throughout the trial process.  Other tasks as assigned.
    • Open Positions: 1
    • Hours: Flexible Hours
    • Location: Multiple (Mansfield/Dallas/Fort Worth)
    • Minimum Requirements: Send resume. Must have reliable transportation.


    Floating Office Assistant (Unpaid)

    • Description: This student will have the ability to shadow Attorney Turner as she conducts client meetings, attends trials, and campaigns for Judgeship.
    • Open Positions: 1
    • Hours: Flexible Hours – minimum 8/wk required for LLS students
    • Location: Mansfield
    • Minimum Requirements: Send resume.  Must have reliable transportation


    Judicial Campaign Assistant/Volunteer (Unpaid)

    • Description: Support Attorney Turner as she makes her bid for Judge of Tarrant County Criminal Court 6 by working on her campaign team
    • Open Positions: 2-3
    • Hours: Flexible Hours – minimum 8/wk required for LLS students
    • Location: Multiple (Mansfield/Dallas/Fort Worth)
    • Minimum Requirements: Send resume.  Must have reliable transportation


    All positions above are expected to continue at least through the Spring semester.  Some may continue beyond that based on performance.  Interested Students should send resume to ASAP and you will be notified if selected for an interview.  Priority will be given on earliest application basis.  If you would like to be considered for more than one position, please state that in the cover email when you apply along with which positions you would like to be considered for.  Let me know if you have any other questions.




    Brandy Austin Law Firm is Seeking Intern Candidates


    Student Intern (Unpaid)

    • Description: Students will complete various research assignments and law office tasks.  Where possible students will shadow assigned attorneys
    • Open Positions: 2-3
    • Location: Arlington or Dallas Office
    • Minimum Requirements: Previous office experience preferred. Send resume to Loren Denny at





    Tarrant County Judicial Internship


    Students are invited to apply for an internship experience with Judge Kimberly Fitzpatrick in the 342nd District Court of Tarrant County.  Students will have the opportunity to observe bench trials and high profile jury trials as well as potentially work with other associate justices in the civil and criminal courts in Tarrant County.  The internship will begin in February 2022 and will continue until May 2022.  This is an unpaid experience in Downtown Fort Worth.  Applications from all applicants are welcome. Priority will be given to LLS minors.  Finalists will be notified in December.


    Interested students may APPLY HERE.



  • Full Tuition Scholarship Deadline Extended – Apply Now for Wayne Watts Scholarship For Aspiring Lawyers


    This scholarship is made possible by generous contributions from former AT&T General Counsel and prominent UTA alumnus D. Wayne Watts.  This scholarship is designed to provide a full tuition scholarship to students nearing the end of their undergraduate career at UTA who are looking to attend law school and become practicing attorneys.  Sophomore, Junior and Senior undergraduate students are welcome to apply. 


    Wayne Watts Scholarship for Aspiring Lawyers - The University of Texas at Arlington Scholarships (

    Final deadline to apply has been extended to Nov. 5th. 

    The scholarship award can be up to $10,000!!!! So don’t miss out!




  • UNT Dallas College of Law Pre-Law Tour and Mock 1L Law School Class


    November 12, 2021  12:30 – 4:30 PM CT

    UNT Dallas College of Law Tour and Mock Law School Class

    UNT Dallas College of Law will be hosting a special private event and tour of their beautiful new law school for UTA Pre-Law students. Transportation will be provided from campus to the law school for students who register to attend.  The bus will depart at 12:30 and will return to campus at 4:30.


    Interested students must email by Nov. 10th


  • Pre-Law & LLS Minor Grad Cords Now Available!


    It’s time to get ready for graduation!  Whether you’re attending commencement live or virtually, you don’t want to miss the chance to get your Pre-Law graduation cords or your Law and Legal Studies Minor cords for those completing the program.

    Please complete the Pre-Law Graduate Questionnaire linked below to receive the link to purchase grad cords.  Email if you have any questions or concerns about grad cords.



  • Model United Nations Info Session

    November 10, 2021  3:00 – 4:00PM CT

    MUN will be hosting their first info session meeting for new members interested in joining the organization in UH 009 (basement).  Slated for discussion are new trainings, MUN conferences and social ideas for the Spring semester.  This event will be a hybrid event hosted live and virtually via Teams for those unable to join the campus meeting.


    Interested students should email MUN President Zane Smith


    Click here to join the meeting

    2021 LSAC Forums & Important Dates


    LSAC’s Still Primarily Virtual for the Remainder of Fall 2021


    For the Fall 2021 Admissions cycle, LSAC will host most of its Forums digitally so that any and all students can have access to critical resources and information.


    Why attend? 

    This is the nation’s largest law school fair and ALL law schools will be participating!  This is your opportunity to hear from admissions and recruiters at your dream schools.  LSAC will host a workshop for students preparing to take the LSAT where you will have the opportunity to hear directly from the test writers on how to excel on various aspects of the test.  You’ll also have the chance to participate in personal statement workshops and much more!


    When Are These Virtual Forums? 

    Saturday, December 4: register by December 2

    Saturday, February 5: register by December 3


    How Can You Participate? 

    All you have to do is register!

    LSAC Digital Law School Forums


    For more on Upcoming LSAT Testing Dates and Deadlines

    Check out

    LSAT Dates, Deadlines & Score Release Dates | The Law School Admission Council (



  • Virtual Law School Events For Every Stage


    November 10, 2021, 9:00 AM – 7PM ET

    National Hispanic Pre-Law Conference

    Click here for more information and for registration details.


    November 18-21, 2021

    National Black Pre-Law Conference

    Click here for more information and for registration details.



  • Now’s A Great Time to Get Social! Join an Org Today!


    Pre-Law Society

    Students new to UTA or new the pursuit of a legal career will find benefit in socializing with other students pursuing the same goals!  This year, the officers are working to bring you a virtual semester of speakers, socials, community service events and the PLS LSAT Prep Study Group hosted by Ascent Test Prep co-founder and instructor Chris Nguyen.


    Next General Body Meeting on November 8th at 12pm in UH 08 features Miguel Hernandez, Dean of Admissions for UNT Dallas College of Law.  Can’t make it live?  Attend virtually using the link below!

    Click here to join the meeting


    For more information about how to join this group, contact

    PLS President Alyssa Roerick ( or

    Vice President Faisal Altaq (



    Women In Law

    Women in Law is meeting and looking for new members!  This organization is open to all majors and seeks to provide resources to advance women’s interest in the legal world. Students can look forward to bi-monthly meetings, socials, the WIL Speaker Series (all virtual for fall semester), and next semester a Spring Brunch and Women’s Retreat currently in the works!


    Nov 5th @1pm-2pm

    Speaker Series on Zoom, Dallas County Justice of the Peace Judge Sasha Moreno  Click Here to Join Zoom Meeting

    Nov 10th @1pm-2pm RVSP Virtual Presentation via WIL Teams – “Trigger warning: it’s about rape culture”

    Nov 11th @6pm-8pm Live Game Night w/ Women of the Psych Society in TH 303

    Nov 17th @1pm-2pm General Body Meeting w/ Guest Speaker

    Click Here to JOIN WIL Virtual Meetings



    For more information about this group or to attend the meeting live online, contact:


    WIL President Cheyenne Perez Bailey ( or

    Vice President Cassidy Terrazas (  






    Prospective New Black Pre-Law Students Association

    For over fifty years, the National Black Law Students Association has worked to develop culturally responsible Black and minority law students that excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community. NBLSA members are activists, thought leaders, and strategic thinkers. NBLSA alumni are partners, general counsel, judges, non-profit executives, and business operatives. Students are seeking to create a UTA Pre-Law Chapter of NBLSA.


    For more information, visit the NBLSA to learn more

    To sign up for updates or membership, email




  • Law School Scholarships You Should Consider Preparing For Now


    If you are starting law school in the next couple of years, and could use some cash to make that happen, there ARE scholarships available from sources other than law schools.  You just have to do a little detective work.  Check out the following websites for information.

    Admissions Dean Scholarship Finder

    LSAC Law School Scholarship List


    Marshall-Motley Scholars Program





  • Want to Spend a Semester Studying in Washington, D.C.?  Attend an Archer Info Session to Find Out How!


    The Archer Fellowship Program at The University of Texas at Arlington


    The Archer Fellowship Program provides University of Texas System undergraduate students the opportunity to live, learn, and intern in Washington, D.C., for a fall or spring semester. Are you interested in how policy impacts your area of study or future profession? Do you have a passion for policy and/or public service? Learn more about this unparalleled educational and professional opportunity by attending an information session.Application deadline: February 15, 2022.


    Final Fall 2021 Virtual Information Session for Undergraduate Students


    Tuesday, November 9 • 1-2 p.m. 


    RSVP to receive a Zoom

    Questions? Contact Campus Coordinator Perri Turner at


  • LSAC Fee Waiver & Discounted LSAT Prep



    Did you know that select commercial LSAT prep courses provide free assistance to those who qualify for the LSAC fee waiver?  If you are within 4 semesters of graduating, now is a great time to apply for the LSAC Fee Waiver! You also get nearly $1400 in fees waived in the application process…

    1. 2 Free LSAT Exams ($400)
    2. Free Score Preview ($45)
    3. CAS Fee Waiver ($200)
    4. 4 Free Score Reports ($160)
    5. 4 Free Law School Application Fee Waivers ($400)
    6. Free Subscription to LSAT Prep Plus/Law Hub ($99)

Apply at Fee Waivers for the LSAT & Credential Assembly Service (CAS) | The Law School Admission Council (



FULL-LENGTH COMPREHENSIVE 30-HOUR LSAT PREP COURSE for UTA Rate of $549 (regular price $1,099)


How does it work?


Students will be able to purchase their voucher through the New Pre-Law Center online marketplace opening soon.  The Voucher gives you the ability to take an LSAT Fundamentals prep course with the schedule of your choosing.  You will then have access to 10 3-hour lectures from a live instructor who will be ready to take your questions and help you produce the best score possible!  You will also have access to various Videos on Demand, practice tests, as well as 4 proctored LSAT exams ahead of the official test you will be taking.  PLUS LSAC’s LSAT Prep Plus will be included in your package completely free!


I have also attached a Voucher Program FAQ that will address any other questions you may have.


How can I purchase a voucher?


Go to our online Pre-Law Center Marketplace. More Pre-Law merchandise coming soon!





Ascent Test Prep is hosting bi-weekly in-person small group instruction through Pre-Law Society and also ser


Through proven strategies, their tutoring team has guided students to improve their official LSAT scores substantially.  The October 2021 LSAT saw 5 students with scores in the 170s.  To schedule a consultation, visit or email


UTA Pre-Law Center  |  817-272-6796  |  

UTA Pre-Law Center
Box 19525, Arlington, Texas 76019
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