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Prepare for a Successful Career in Law

Washington State University Pre-Law Resource Center

The PLRC is a place for all students who are considering and preparing for careers in the legal profession

Join a community of 350-plus like minded students who range across 20 different majors!

With the goal of the PLRC being to help all students prepare for their legal journey, Peer Advisors Offer:

  • Personalized advising for WSU students to prepare for successful law school admissions.
  • Access to official LSAT prep materials.
  • Involvement with a community of students who share the same goals and interests.
  • Invitation to the annual Cougar Pre-Law Day, featuring prominent speakers, WSU alumni who are practicing legal professionals, and representatives from regional law schools.
  • A guided instructional program preparing students for a successful law career and life success.




PLRC Advisor and Peer Advisors


Dr. Cornell W. Clayton

WSU Pre-Law Advisor


Lucas Issler


Monday: 1:00PM – 3:00PM

Tuesday: 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Thursday: 2:00PM – 5:00PM


Tieryn Purcell


Monday: 10:00AM – 1:00PM

Tuesday: 9:10AM – 10:20AM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 12:00PM

Thursday: 12:00PM – 1:30PM


Grace Van Zandt


Tuesday: 12:00PM – 1:30PM

Wednesday: 12:00PM – 4:00PM

Friday: 12:00PM – 3:00PM


Pre-Law Resource Center Hours


Located in Bryan Hall Room 310, hours as posted:

Monday: 10:00AM – 3:00PM

Tuesday: 9:10AM – 10:20AM, 12:00PM – 1:20PM, and 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – 4:00PM

Thursday: 12:00PM – 5:00PM

Friday: 12:00PM – 3:00PM

Contact to set up an appointment with Professor Cornell Clayton or a Peer Advisor.


The Pre-Law Resource Center is closed for WSU all university holidays, as well as Final Examination week. This includes the following dates: 

Monday, January 15th, 2024

Monday, February 19th, 2024

Monday, March 11th, 2024

Tuesday, March 12th, 2024

Wednesday, March 13th, 2024

Thursday, March 14th, 2024

Friday, March 15th, 2024

Monday, April 29th, 2024 (Until Fall Semester)



Or Find Us Everywhere Students Are!

-Canvas-based digital library

-Live and Recorded Video Workshops and Programs

-Zoom Based Peer & Pre-Law Advising

Available to all campuses and locations, online or in-person as applicable.