The PLARC Office is located at UT Dallas in FO 2.202 (Founders Building, 2nd floor). The UT Dallas Visitors page has maps and directions to campus.
Operating hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, however the advisors' schedules are unpredictable due to classes, meetings and travel. We do accept walk-ins, but it's always best to call or email for an appointment.
The PLARC mailing address is:
UT Dallas - Pre-Law Advising and Resource Center
800 W. Campbell Rd.
Richardson, Tx, 75080-3021
Dr. Anthony Champagne —Director, Professor, Pre-Law Advisor
Anthony Champagne is Pre-Law Advisor at UT Dallas and Professor of Political Science. He is interested in Constitutional Law, Law and Medicine, Civil Liberties, and Judicial Elections at the state level. Dr. Champagne served as a U.S. Supreme Court Judicial Fellow in 1990-91. He is the recipient of three University-wide teaching awards. Dr. Champagne has written a biography of Speaker Sam Rayburn, a book on judicial politics in Texas, a book on the Speakership of the U.S. House of Representatives, and one on political leadership in Texas. He is currently writing a political biography of Speaker Jim Wright.
Anne Dutia — Associate Director, Pre-Law Advisor
Anne Dutia has been a Pre-Law Advisor at UT Dallas since 2006. Anne's prior experience as an attorney, law school admissions officer and law school admissions consultant allows her to help students determine whether law school and a legal career are a good fit, decide which law schools would best serve their goals, and put together applications which maximize their chances of acceptance into law school. Her insider's perspective of the admissions process helps her offer insight to prospective law students from their freshman year to their eventual matriculation to law school. Anne also coaches the Moot Court teams.
Michael Gunnin — Pre-Law Instructor, Coach
Michael Gunnin coaches the Mock Trial team (which has established itself as one of the premier programs in Texas) and the Mediation team (which has won three national championships from 2009 – 2011). He has taught test preparation courses for several years and specializes in LSAT instruction. His past experience as an attorney has enabled him to assist prospective law students in their deliberations about law school and the legal profession.