Any Catholic University student interested in applying to law school should contact the primary Pre Law Advisor, Dr. Justin Litke (litke@cua.edu) as early in your Catholic University academic career as possible. Applicants to Catholic University considering law school are encouraged to contact Dr. Litke.

For assistance with the law school application process, call the Center for Academic and Career Success to schedule an appointment.

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