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Character & Fitness
Have you ever been charged with, arrested for, convicted of, or pleaded guilty or nolo contendere for a
violation of any law? Yes No
If you answered "yes" to this question, attach a detailed explanation. Repeated moving violations,
unpaid parking tickets or driving while intoxicated or impaired have been viewed by some jurisdictions as
serious offenses. If you are not sure about the nature or the ultimate disposition of a particular charge, it
is your responsibility to check the courts before you answer.
If you are a new applicant: Please provide a personal statement 2 to 3 pages double-spaced, describing:
(1) your initial interest in practicing the law (2) your career goals, and (3) your interest in taking non-
degree courses at UDC Law.
After reviewing the class schedule, please list the courses below that you would like to enroll for the
Course Name__________________________________ Section Number_____________________
Course Name _________________________________ Section Number_____________________
Note: If you are a returning applicant, please include a transcript of all courses taken as a non-degree
student at UDC Law. Please note that permission to enroll in these courses is contingent upon
successful completion (grade of “C” or better) of courses taken in the previous semester.
I certify that the responses and statements made in this application to the University of the District of
Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law, including attachments, are accurate and complete. I
understand that any false, misleading, inaccurate, or incomplete answers or information may be the basis
for denial of admission or for dismissal from the School of Law if discovered after admission.
Signature _____________________________________ Date______________________________