Pre-law Scholars Program



Ms. Armstrong-Wright's open advising hours are Mondays and Wednesdays from noon until 4 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. Advising is also available by appointment. You may contact Ms. Armstrong-Wright by email at


Lee County Clerk's Office internships

All pre-law students are eligible for placement in Political Science 4920, an internship for 3 credit hours. These internships are available in fall, spring and summer. The student interns report directly to the Circuit Clerk for Lee County, and are required to work 10 hours per week during the full fall, spring, or summer semester. A paper composed of a description of the duties of each employee of the Clerk’s Office and an explanation of the responsibilities of the Clerk’s Office to the courts, the Sheriff’s Department, and the other county offices served by the Clerk’s Office is required. A grade of satisfactory (passing) or unsatisfactory (failing) is assigned by Ms. Armstrong-Wright, based on the paper and an evaluation provided by the Lee County Clerk at the end of the semester.

This internship is available in fall semester 2017, spring semester 2018, and summer semester 2018. Students interested in enrolling in this internship should notify Ms. Armstrong-Wright at

Summer internships with judges and attorneys

Pre-law students are eligible for placement in summer internships for 3 or 6 credit hours. If you are interested in interning during the summer of 2018 with a judge, law firm, corporation (legal division), U.S. Senator or Congressman, or government office, please send Ms. Armstrong-Wright the following information by March 1:

  • Your email address and telephone number
  • Your class, major, and GPA
  • Your first and second location choices
  • Practice areas of interest to you

Students participating in this internship program will not be paid by the judges or attorneys who host them, but may earn 3 or 6 hours credit (S/U) in political science. Interns are required to work with their assigned judges/lawyers for 10-20 hours per week, receive a favorable review from the judges/lawyers, and write a 10-page paper on a topic relevant to the internship. Ms. Armstrong-Wright will serve as instructor for these internships.


Visiting Law School Representatives



Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series



Pre-Law Scholarships

Pre-Law students enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts may compete for several pre-law scholarships:

Morris Savage Pre-Law Scholarship

Michael Carlilse Farrow Memorial Pre-Law Scholarship

Kenneth Ingram Pre-Law Scholarship

J. Scott Vowell Pre-Law Scholarship

Auburn University Bar Association Pre-Law Scholarship


Graduation Honor Cords

If you will be graduating this semester and have a 3.0 or higher GPA, please make an appointment to stop by Ms. Armstrong-Wright's office, Haley Center 7002, to purchase your Pi Lambda Sigma honor cord (purple and white) for $10 to wear during commencement.


For more information:

Debra Armstrong-Wright

7002 Haley Center
Auburn University, AL 36849
(334) 844-6166

Last Updated: August 21, 2018