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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


Tuesday and Thursday-2:00pm-5:00pm



Tieryn Purcell


Monday-10:00am-12:00pm and 1:00-3:00pm

Tuesday and Thursday-11:50am-1:20pm



Grace Van Zandt


Tuesday and Thursday-10am-12pm

Wednesday and Friday-2:00pm-4:00pm


Pre-Law Resource Center Hours


Located in Bryan Hall Room 310:

Monday: 10am-12pm and 1-3pm

Tuesday:10am-1:20pm and 2-5pm

Wednesday:10am-12pm and 2-4pm

Thursday:10am-1:20pm and 2-5pm

Friday:10am-12pm and 2-4pm

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


The Pre-Law Resource Center will be closed for WSU all university holidays. This includes  Thanksgiving Break (November 20th-24th) and Winter Break (December 11th – January 15th).


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.