The Girvin & Ferlazzo Moot Courtroom Dedication Photos


Siena College's Pre-Law program assists students in acquiring the appropriate background and skills to compete in the law school admissions process. Through personal guidance and information, Siena's Pre-Law program seeks to maximize our students' potential for success in the field of law. 

 15th Annual Pre-Law Mentor Event



Alumni from all avenues of law attended this event. These mentors gave valuable insight on law, what to prepare for, what their journey was like, and answered other general questions regarding pursuing a legal career.  We would like to thank all of the mentors that took the time to attend the event. Congratulations to all of the students selected for the Summer Legal Fellows Program!



An Introduction to Intellectual Propery Law

On Friday, February 28th Siena College hosted Christine Sgarlata Chung, J.D. an Associate Professor of Law at Albany Law School. The Talk was sponsored by The School of Science, The Center for the Study of Government and Politics, The Pre-Law Program, and the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. We would like to thank Professor Chung and everyone that was responsible for the organization of the event.




A Students Perspective: Pre-Law Panel Discussion

By Mara Afzali '14



 The Girvin & Ferlazzo Moot Courtroom Dedication

On Friday, March 1st, 2013, Siena College and the Law Firm of Girvin & Ferlazzo conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Girvin & Ferlazzo Moot Courtroom located in Siena Hall 218. The ribbon cutting ceremony took place during the 9th annual “Capital Region Lawyers’ Reception”. These events are in support of Siena College's Jurist-In-Residence Program. Read the full story here: Moot Courtroom Raises the Bar.


The Pre-Law program is multifaceted in its approach and includes: 

Siena Students at NY State Court of Appeals

 Siena Pre-Law Students at the New York Court of Appeals in Spring 2009.

Eighty-five percent of our students who applied to law school in 2008 were accepted including all of our Summer Legal Fellows.

Siena has established a 4/3 program with law schools.  In this program, Siena students can complete their undergraduate education at Siena and then proceed with their law education.

MEET The Advisor 

  • CutlerLeonard Cutler, Ph.D., is a Professor of Public Law and pre-law advisor in the political science department at Siena College.  Dr. Cutler’s areas of expertise include criminal law and procedure, constitutional law, international law, and the U.S. Supreme Court. (more) 

    For additional information about this
    program please contact Dr. Len Cutler at 
    518-783-2350 or