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.


Robbins-Jackson ’18 Creates Child Advocacy Internship

Alexandra 2Alexandra Robbins-Jackson ’18 says she has two passions in life: the law and advocating for children. But she was unsure how to make these interests work together until she walked…
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Seven 2017 Alums Heading to Law School

The Geneva Room in Demarest Hall is a gorgeous, peaceful area for students to work and study, open 24-hours a day during finals' week. It is also utilized as a classroom space and an area where speakers (either from the campus community or from the larger world) can present their ideas to an audience.In the fall, seven Hobart and William Smith graduates from the Classes of 2017 will begin the next stage of their academic careers at top law schools along the east…
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Old Friends, New Horizons

lauren_lindsay_2Life after graduation can be full of change, but for Lindsay Brandt ’17 and Lauren Stevenson ’17, some things will stay the same, even with a move to Washington, D.C.…
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Solomon ’92, P’20 Talks Legal Careers

Solomon PatrickAs part of the Colleges’ Professionals in Residence Series (PIR), Patrick Solomon ’92, P ’20, founding partner of Thomas & Solomon LLP, will visit campus to talk about careers in…
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Internationally Renowned Law Expert Witt to Speak at HWS

Witt_John_FabianDistinguished legal scholar and historian John Fabian Witt will visit Hobart and William Smith on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 9 and 10, when he will engage with philosophy students, deliver a…
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