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.

Kourtney, ‘17

Hometown: Kempton, PA
Academic Interests: Health Law, Corporate Law
Pitt Law Favorites: The exceptional faculty and staff are all committed to student success
Fun Fact: Kourtney enjoys the same perks she did during undergrad: free public transportation, cheap student tickets for athletic events, and access to Pitt’s top-of-the-line fitness facilities

A die-hard Panther fan, Kourtney graduated from Pitt with majors in Economics, Politics and Philosophy. She is enrolled in the Health Law Certificate and has worked for several health care entities during her time at Pitt Law. Kourtney is president of the Student Bar Association and the executive editor of the Pittsburgh Journal of Environmental and Public Health Law.