Developing the appropriate skills and knowledge for law school and future law practice can come from a variety of sources, and an interdisciplinary and liberal arts background is useful in building necessary analytical thinking, research and writing skills. The Pre-Law program at HWS provides extensive counseling for pre-law students throughout their undergraduate years as well as assistance with the law school application process.

Cornell 3+3

HWS students can earn their bachelor’s degree at the Colleges and their law degree from Cornell University. The Law Early Admissions Program (LEAP) is a “3+3” joint degree framework that allows participating HWS students to complete their undergraduate and legal education in six years rather than the typical seven. Learn more >>


Quarterman '22 Holds Canandaigua City Court Internship

Quaterman Alicia  KColton-00034As an intern for Canandaigua City Court, Alicia Quarterman '22 observed criminal court every morning, where cases ranged from various misdemeanors to felony charges. From learning about court proceedings, to…
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Cornell Law School Info Session for HWS Students

Coxe Hall Quad beautyHobart and William Smith undergraduates are invited to attend an information session about the Law Early Admissions Program (LEAP) on Saturday, Oct. 10. Following a 2019 memorandum of understanding, Hobart…
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Striuli '22 to Intern with Bremer Law Firm

striuli mayaMaya Striuli '22 has landed an internship at Bremer Law & Associates in Providence, R.I., a firm specializing in immigration law. Striuli will assist the team's paralegals as she develops…
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Pardales '21 Named Udall Scholar

Copenhagen Pardales Isabella 007-2Isabella Pardales '21 is one of only 37 students in the nation to receive a prestigious 2020 scholarship from the Udall Foundation, which supports “future leaders across a wide spectrum…
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Poretz '18 Accepted to Emory University Law School

Poretz-Zachary-636A3054Zachary Poretz '18 will begin his J.D. at Emory University School of Law this fall. Since graduating with a degree in political science, he has worked as a legal secretary…
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