Butler's Pre-Law Society
Butler University's Pre-Law Society provides a vital service to
students interested in law school. Through evening meetings, the
Pre-Law Society furnishes external speakers who have expert life
experience in a variety of fields. The Society also provides a
variety of services to its members, including luncheons, volunteer
opportunities, law school weekends (field trips to law schools),
and acts as a liaison between students interested in law school and
the Center for High Achievement and Scholarly Engagement.
American Bar Association, Law School Key Facts 2012
Current Officers, 2013-2014
Brittany Babbitt, is a senior studying
Strategic Communications/Pre-Law. She has been involved in the
Pre-Law Society since her freshmen year and participated in
Mock Trial on the University team. This will be her
second year as president of the club.
Brittany is a student worker in the CHASE office and is also
President of her sorority, Alpha Phi. She hopes to attend
graduate school in the fall of 2014, where she plans to study
Ben Bozych is currently a sophomore from Glen Ellyn, Illinois
studying both Political Science and History. He has a pre-law
concentration and hopes to pursue a career in corporate litigation
after attending law school. In addition to being the SGA
representative for the Pre-law Society, Ben is also on the
Executive Board for the College Republicans, a member of the CPA
board of SGA, and takes part in the Emerging Leaders program. He
also enjoys participating in intramural sports including soccer and
Pre-Law Advisor - James McKneight, J.D. firstname.lastname@example.org
College of Business, advises all students interested in studying
pre-law as well as serves as advisor to the Pre-Law Society.
Professor McKneight came to Butler as an Executive-in-Residence
in 2006 and is currently an instructor in management, teaching the
Freshman Business Experience and Business Law. After earning
his B.S. in management, specializing in accounting, from Purdue
University and his J.D. from Indiana University School of
Law-Indianapolis, Professor McKneight worked as a senior tax
manager at Ernst & Young. He then served as the chief
financial officer for a number of companies, including Summex
Corporation where he also served as in-house counsel until 2006
when Summex was sold to WebMD.
Professor McKneight is available for advising by appointment on
Monday and Fridays from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Akron Law Open House
The University of the Akron School of Law will be hosting their
Fall Open House on Saturday, October 19, 2013.
The program will begin at 1pm and include a welcome
message from the Dean, a student/alumni panel discussion,
admission and finiacial aid session, a mock law class and an
optional tour beginning at 3:30pm.
This program is free and open to the public. To register for
this event or find out more information about other events
happening at Akron Law, please click here.
The Ohio State University
Below are a list of dates for events being held at The Ohio
- Monday, October 22, 2013: 43rd Annual Graduate
and Professional School Visitiation Initiative hosted by the Office
of Diversity and Inclusion
- Thursday, October 24, 2013: Prospective
Student Open House, 4-7pm
- Thursday, November 14, 2013: Prospective
Student Open House, 4-7pm
- Saturday, February 22, 2014: Discover Law,
Photos from the Pre-Law Society Networking Dinner, February 21,
Photos from the Pre-Law Society Networking Dinner, October 27,