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What I wish I knew before law school

You’re invited to join one of four small-group forums with admitted students and faculty to talk about what professors wish they knew before they started law school. The events will be casual, pizza will be served, with a short presentation followed by discussion.

Attendance is limited to 35 students at each event, so please RSVP early.

  • Tues, June 17 12-1 p.m. Hosted by two Suffolk Law graduates: Kathy Vinson, director of the legal writing program, and Matt Gavin, interim assistant dean of admissions.
  • Tues, June 24, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Hosted by Dyane O’Leary, assistant professor of academic support, International Law Professor and Associate Dean Chris Gibson, and Clinical Programs Director Ragini Shah.
  • Weds., July 9, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Hosted by Professor Herb Ramy, director of academic support. Two clinical professors also will talk about their experience: Associate Dean Ilene Seidman and Professor Chris Dearborn (director of the Suffolk Defenders clinic).
  • Mon., July 14, 12-1 p.m. Hosted by Professor Herb Ramy, director of academic support, and Associate Dean and Professor Patrick Shin.

All events are at the law school. RSVP (at right), or by calling Law Admissions at 617-573-8144.

Important Notes

  • Tuition Deposit Reminder

    To ensure your place in the entering class, remember that your $500 advance tuition deposit is due at the law school by the deadline stated in your admit letter. The tuition deposit is non-refundable. Deposit now.

  • Dates to Remember

    June 5-7, 2014 Off-Campus Housing Fair

    July 20, 2014 Fall 2014 tuition due

    Sept. 2, 2014 First day of classes (2014-15 calendar)

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    Law Admission, 617-573-8144
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    Suffolk Law School is located at the hub of Boston's public transit system. To encourage use of public transportation, Suffolk University provides discounted transit passes. To sign up, fill out the MBTA pass order form and return it to the Law School Budget Office, 120 Tremont St., Boston MA 02108. NOTE: The deadline to sign up for fall 2014 passes is July 29, 2014.

  • Official Transcript Needed

    Please arrange for your undergraduate institution to send us a copy of your official, final undergraduate transcript, which notes the degree received and the date it was awarded. Sorry, but the transcripts mailed to the Law School Data Assembly Service do not meet this American Bar Association requirement. Please mail to Law Admissions Office, 120 Tremont St., Boston, MA 02108.

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