News and Upcoming Events


Meet with representatives from over 150 law schools at the LSAC Law School Forum: Friday, November 11, 2016 in Boston at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, 110 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA. 1-6 pm Meet with law schools. 11 – 6 Workshops on LSAT, Financial Aid, Diversity in Law School, and more. Free to attend. To register or for more information click here.

Ongoing:  Fridays when court is in session: The University of Maine Law School’s Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic invites Bates students to observe third year law students handling cases in Protection from Abuse cases for their clients. At Lewiston District Court, 71 Lisbon Street, Lewiston. The courthouse is about a mile from campus.  These cases involve petitioners seeking an order of protection in domestic violence cases.  If the petitioner does not have a lawyer, the law student will represent him or her free of charge.  Bates students are able to shadow some student attorneys and their clients through the hearing process. Contact Nancy Gibson at if interested.

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