Meet Our Pitt Law Ambassadors

The University of Pittsburgh School of Law's Ambassadors are dedicated law students and alumni who can help you learn more about what makes Pitt Law a dynamic and engaging learning environment for your legal education. Learn about the Pitt Law experience directly from students and alumni themselves. Feel free to contact any of our ambassadors to start a conversation about attending Pitt Law.

Bethany, ‘17

Hometown: Kansas City, Kansas
Academic Interests: Contracts, Commercial Transactions
Pitt Law Favorites: The sense of community: Pitt Law becomes home and its students and professors become family
Fun Fact: Depending on the season, you’ll find this transplant rooting on her adopted hometown teams, the Pittsburgh Penguins and Steelers

Hailing from Kansas City, Bethany completed her undergrad degree at Pittsburg State University (no, that’s not a typo) in Southeast Kansas. She majored in political science with a pre-law emphasis knowing that her passion for helping others would drive her to practice law.

Jared, ‘19

Hometown: New Stanton, PA
Academic Interests: Bankruptcy and Commercial Law
Pitt Law Favorites: Making both great friends and valuable connections
Fun Fact: An avid angler, Jared enjoys the challenges and successes of fly fishing

After attending Pitt as an undergrad, Jared choose Pitt Law for its numerous internship and job opportunities, coupled with its impressive alumni network. He’s a Student Bar Association representative and a member of Phi Alpha Delta, the Sports and Entertainment Law Society, with a goal of becoming bankruptcy attorney or a sports agent.

Kerven, ‘19

Hometown: Union, NJ
Academic Interests: Criminal Law, Tort Law
Pitt Law Favorites: The camaraderie, the supportiveness, and the want to see others succeed
Fun Fact: Whether he’s playing or officiating, you’ll find Kerven’s most at home on the soccer field

Kerven majored in Crime, Law, Justice and Sociology at the Penn State University and his passion for due process and equal justice led him to law school. He choose Pitt Law based on both the reputation and location of the law school, which gives exposure to many professional opportunities.

Shauna-Kaye, '19

Hometown: Sunrise, FL
Academic Interests: Criminal Law
Pitt Law Favorites: The Pitt Law community is unmatched. Everyone is friendly and willingly to help. The faculty and staff are always there for the students, whether it’s school related or anything else. You aren’t just a student, you’re a part of the family! 
Fun Fact: Shauna-Kaye is obsessed with elephants and enjoys discovering new crime-related podcasts. She graduated from Penn State with a major in Philosophy. Shauna-Kaye currently interns at the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office and is also a Library Research Fellow. 

Jack, ‘19

Hometown: Syracuse, NY
Academic Interests: Criminal Law, Mock Trial
Pitt Law Favorites: The faculty takes a special interest in every student's success.
Fun Fact: Jack hasn't eaten pasta since 1998, and he's content to keep it that way.

Jack majored in Communication and Philosophy at Pitt undergrad, and graduated in 2016. He chose Pitt Law because of its location in Pittsburgh, and its great reputation both in the Pittsburgh legal community, and worldwide.