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Explore Iowa Law

Is law the right choice for you? Explore your options at an Iowa Law Open House.

Upcoming Dates

  • November 7, 2020

Time and Location

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the University of Iowa College of Law, Boyd Law Building.


We have designed this event to provide an opportunity for you to visit the College of Law and:

  • Hear about the opportunities — and challenges — facing legal professionals
  • Explore legal topics by having conversations with faculty & law students about different practice areas in small group settings
  • Learn about law school life from current students. Learn about law school opportunities from Admissions, Career Services, Student Services, and other staff
  • Tour the Law School

Sample Program

Time Topic  
9:30 a.m. Registration
10:00 a.m. Welcome: Becoming a Lawyer
10:15-11:45 a.m. Small Group Sessions:
  • Being a Law Student
  • Doing Criminal Law
  • Doing Public Interest Law
  • Doing Corporate Law
  • Doing Intellectual Property Law
12:00 p.m. Lunch (provided to all participants)
12:15-12:45 p.m. Getting from Here to There: Getting into Law School and Finding a Job

12:45-2:00 p.m.

Cookies and Conversation and Tours (Informal meetings with law faculty, staff and students)


For more information, please contact Melissa Plummer at 
or 319-335-9095.