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Pre-Law Society to Host LSAT Tutoring Event, Field Experience Opportunities

by Nicole Cortino

Photo via Engage.

Pre-Law Society is hosting a tutoring event on Thursday, April 8 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. via Zoom. The guest speaker, Dr. David Cohen, New Jersey Kaplan’s LSAT teacher for nearly 30 years, will advise attendees on what to expect for the LSATs.

Dr. Cohen will address general topics such as how to prepare and what to study for the LSAT. Some specific topics he will cover include logic games, logical reasoning, reading comprehension, how to sign up for the LSAT, and how much it costs. He will also talk about applying to law school.

The Pre-Law Society co-founders, Hannah Florey, junior English literature major, and Felicia Dusha, senior English literature major, organized multiple events so far this semester, which have been open to all Pitt-Greensburg students.

One event included four Pitt Law students, freshman Joe Ferari, sophmore Kallie Vento, and juniors Jacqulyn McCarthy and Luciana Sena, who provided first-hand experience of law school at Oakland’s graduate school. Pre-Law Society also co-hosted an event with the Criminal Justice Club on CJ Day where Westmoreland County’s Judge John J. Driscoll, District Attorney John Peck, and public defender John Sweeney shared their experiences as law professionals.

Attendees had the opportunity to ask guest speakers questions at both events. There will also be a Q&A section during the LSAT tutoring event.

Students who are interested in learning more about law school or the legal field can visit Pitt-Greensburg’s Pre-Law Group page, which addresses many disciplines and opportunities in the Greensburg area for students pursuing law. There is also a Criminal Justice Opportunities page with a list of organizations that are intertwined with the law discipline.

Students who are interested in joining the Pre-Law Society can learn more about their organization on Engage.

There are also many internship, volunteering, and job opportunities in Greensburg for students interested in law.

Laurel Legal Services provide civil defense for those struggling financially. They have many career and volunteer opportunities open throughout the academic year and the summer with flexible schedule hours for students.

  • 16 E. Otterman Street, Greensburg, PA 15601
  • Phone: 800-253-9558

Westmoreland County Coroner’s Office is offering a job shadowing position. A coroner is a person who determines causes of deaths. The website says, “Preference will be given to individuals pursuing careers and/or education in Criminology/Criminal Justice, Forensic Science, Mortuary Science, and/or Law Enforcement.”

  • 2 N. Main Street, Suite 1010, Greensburg, PA 15601
  • Phone: 724-839-3000

Westmoreland County Juvenile Probation Office is offering an internship for students “pursuing degrees in the Social Sciences” with interest in Juvenile Justice. This internship includes assisting juvenile probation officers during court proceedings, meeting with families and youth for case planning, and more. If you are interested, contact Norman Mueller, probation supervisor via email or phone.

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