Loyola University Chicago

Pre-Law Advising

Career Services


We recommend the following resources as starting points as you begin to consider the legal profession. 

  • Law School Admission Council (LSAC): LSAC is a non-profit organization committed to promoting quality, access, and equity in law and education worldwide by supporting individuals' enrollment journeys and providing pre-eminent assessment, data, resources, and technology services. LSAC administers the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) and is where you will submit law school applications. 
  • American Bar Association (ABA): The ABA is the professional organization for legal professionals; we particularly recommend reviewing the Pre-Law information included on their website. 
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH): The OOH is a resource that presents up-to-date statistics on job growth, required skills, work environment, and state/area data for lawyers. 
  • O*Net: O*Net provides a thorough overview of skills, knowledge, day-to-day tasks, abilities, and work activities for lawyers.  
  • National Association for Law Placement (NALP): Provides detailed information of legal hiring trends and salaries.
  • Public Service JD: Detailed information about legal careers in public service.
  • Law School Transparency: A part of LawHub hosted by LSAC, this tool allows you to make strategic choices about where to apply and attend law school using the most comprehensive source of law school data.
  • AccessLex: AccessLex is a non-profit organization that provides multiple free resources and webinars for law school admissions and bar exam prep.