UNC Charlotte Pre-Law Advising

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Ms. Kathleen Nicolaides is a former federal prosecutor who teaches in the areas of criminal courts, criminal law and procedure, and correctional and investigative law. She teaches at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Ms. Nicolaides is the pre-law advisor to all undergraduate students at UNC Charlotte. In her capacity as pre-law advisor, she meets with students and assists them in their pre-law plan, helps them with personal statement submissions, and discusses law school options and specific law schools. She is the faculty advisor to the pre-law society, which is open to all students and meets weekly during the school year. In addition to having guest speakers, including law school admissions directors, the pre-law society takes an annual trip to Washington D.C. Ms. Nicolaides is also responsible for directing Constitution Day each September at UNC Charlotte. Lawyers, judges, prosecutors and media figures from the community speak at this celebration of the Constitution which is open to the public. Her areas of interest include criminal courts, public corruption, white collar crime and the legal system. She has prepared testing and summary materials for Thomson Publishing relating to these topics and does occasional media commentary on related topics.


I traveled to Mercer Law School last week and will report back to the pre-law society when I speak in April. Mercer Law is a place to consider applying. The faculty and students were most impressive. Check it out!


Law Student Panel on Thursday, March 29, 2012 in the Student Union Room 340 GH at 5:30. You must rsvp for this event at [email protected]. Law students from various southern schools will return to talk about their 1L and 2L experiences.


Tuesday, March 27, 2012, a Director of Admissions from a Georgia law school will be in the student union to talk to the pre-law society. Check unccprelaw.org for more details.


UNC Charlotte pre-law students -- remember that I do pre-law advising on Fridays. Feel free to take two time periods on Niner Advisor. For those of you who will be applying next fall, I have a new intake form for you to complete.


On February 10, 2012, the North Carolina Central University School of Law is hosting the 2012 Rule of Law conference from 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. This year’s conference will focus on the importance of the Rule of Law and its influential impact on society. Pre-law students from UNC Charlotte have been specially invited to attend this event. The keynote speaker is Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, a nationally-renowned constitutional law scholar who serves as Dean at UC-Irvine Law School. The lunch speaker will be Kimberly Moore, a 1994 graduate of North Carolina Central University School of Law, and Assistant United States Attorney with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina. From 2007 to 2010, she served as the United States Department of Justice overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and training (oPDAt) resident Legal Advisor to the United States Embassy in Pristina, Kosovo. Please let the pre-law advisor know if you plan to attend ([email protected]).

2012 is the 100th Anniversary of the Mecklenburg County Bar and there are many events that students can attend. See http...
Mecklenburg County Bar

2012 is the 100th Anniversary of the Mecklenburg County Bar and there are many events that students can attend. See http://www.meckbar.org/.

The Mecklenburg County Bar, 26th Judicial District, was established in 1912. Today there are approximately 4,000 members who serve the public and profession through a variety of programs and services. These functions are carried out through the established committees and sections under the general p...


Next pre-law society meeting is on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 5pm in the Student Union room 267. Todd Nuccio, Mecklenburg County Trial Court Administrator is speaking to the group.


To make an appointment with the pre-law advisor, please email her at [email protected].


The UNC Charlotte Pre-Law Society meets every other week in room 267 Student Union.


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