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Pre-Law

Career Paths

Pre-Law Advising

Merrimack’s Pre-Law Advisor, Professor Robert Chwaliszewski, Esq. (chwaliszewskir@merrimack.edu, (ext. 4118) is the primary contact for students interested in law school, and careers in law. Professor Chwaliszewski is available to meet with students to discuss their interests, provide individualized advice on the law school admissions process, make course recommendations, and offer law career counseling. Periodic sessions are held to provide information to interested students on the LSAT’s and the law school admission process, and assists students with transcript requests and acquiring letters of recommendation. In addition, Professor Chwaliszewski maintains a library of resources, materials, and contacts useful to undergraduates interested in law school and careers in law.

Law Schools

Some of the law schools Merrimack graduates have attended include:

  • Suffolk University Law School
  • New England School of Law
  • Northeastern University School of Law
  • Boston University School of Law
  • Western New England College School of Law
  • Franklin Pierce Law Center
  • Villanova Law School
  • Notre Dame Law School
  • George Washington University Law School
  • University of Georgia School of Law

Careers in the Law

Some Merrimack graduates who have attended law school have been employed as attorneys in the following legal positions or with the following entities:

  • Department of Justice
  • District Attorneys
  • Department of Youth Services
  • Department of Social Services
  • State court judges and law clerks
  • In-house counsel for Fortune 500 and other corporations
  • Contract negotiators for Fortune 500 and other corporations
  • Small and mid-sized law firms
  • Attorneys for non-profit corporations
  • Attorneys for state and federal Agencies