Reciprocity Policy

Mercer University School of Law Career Services Office provides reasonable access to resources for students and graduates of other law schools on the following terms:

  1. Reciprocity privileges will be available only to other ABA-accredited law schools that provide reciprocity privileges to students and graduates of Mercer University School of Law. The Office reserves the right to adjust this policy if the requesting school has a more restrictive policy.
  2. Requests for reciprocity must be made in writing or via email by a career services/placement official of the requesting law school at least two weeks prior to any visit. Requests must include the name, address, email address and graduation year of the student or graduate.
  3. The student or graduate must bring a copy of our response when visiting our office and shall identify him or herself upon arrival at the office. Individuals appearing in our office without a request letter in hand will not be granted services.
  4. Reciprocity services are available to a particular student or graduate for a period of six (6) months from the date of the original request.
  5. The following services shall be available to the student or graduate:
    a. Alumni Job Postings - Available online through Symplicity for a period of six months, except during the blackout period of August 1-November 15.  (There will be a one-time charge of $20.  Students and graduates should include an email address with their check payable to: Mercer Law School).
    b. The Career Services Library and Resources
  6. The following services shall not be available:
    a. On-Campus Interviews
    b. Resume Forwarding
    c. Student Job Postings
    d. Blind Job Listings
    e. Participation in Job Fairs
    f. Counseling services
  7. An applicant granted reciprocity must state in each employer cover letter that, through a reciprocal agreement with the applicant’s school, the job listing was provided by the Career Services Office at Mercer University School of Law.
  8. Reciprocity will not be available from August 1 to November 15.
  9. Reciprocity applicants may only seek reciprocity from one Georgia law school at a time.   Reciprocity will not be extended to anyone utilizing the career services offices at Emory Law School, Georgia State College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law or John Marshall Law School -Atlanta.
  10. The Career Services Office may deny further services to any school surpassing a reasonable number of requests within any academic year and to individuals who misuse the facilities or services.

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Additional Information may be obtained by contacting:

Jenia Bacote, Assistant Director at bacote_j@law.mercer.edu

Career Services Office
Mercer University School of Law
1021 Georgia Avenue
Macon, Georgia 31207
Phone: (478) 301-2615    Fax: (478) 301-2287