Pre-Law Society

The IUP Pre-Law Society is a student-run organization that serves as a valuable resource for IUP students who are interested in law school and law-related careers. The organization assists with events such as IUP's Law School Career Day, LSAT prep courses, guest speakers, mock trial, workshops on getting into law school, and more.

The Pre-Law Society offers many benefits to students, including:

  • Leadership opportunities
  • Access to resources compiled by the Pre-Law Society (such as a library of LSAT prep books and information about law schools)
  • Opportunities to participate in mock trial and moot court competitions
  • Information about law school and law-related careers
  • A place to meet other students who share an interest in law school and the legal profession

Pre-Law Chapter of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity

Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International, is a professional service organization composed of pre-law students, law students, legal educators, attorneys, judges and officials. Phi Alpha Delta was founded in 1902 for the purpose of promoting professional competency within the legal profession.

The fundamental objective of P.A.D.'s Pre-Law Program is to assist undergraduate students to make an "informed choice" in selecting law as a career, deciding which law school to attend, and in preparing for the rigors of law school.

The IUP Pre-Law Chapter of P.A.D. was chartered in the spring of 2004.

Benefits to students who become P.A.D. members include:

  • Important networking opportunities with law students, educators, attorneys and judges
  • P.A.D. Pre-Law CD-Rom "Law School ... Look Before You Leap," designed to save hours of law school research time
  • P.A.D. Pre-Law Pin designating fraternity membership
  • P.A.D. MasterCard used by our members worldwide
  • $10 Pre-Law Discount on membership when you join a P.A.D. Law School Chapter
  • Senior Transition Program which provides members with information as well as P.A.D. law students contacts at their future law school
  • Pre-Law Membership Card which entitles members to worldwide car rental discounts with Hertz, Avis and National
  • LSAT Preparation Course discounts with various national companies
  • Access to valuable information, so your decision about law school is informed and responsible
  • Annual Pre-Law Conference, Mock-Trial and Law School Expo featuring first-rate speakers
  • Student Loan Consolidation Program for members only