Ouachita’s Pre-Law Society was established in the spring of 2016 with the induction of 13 charter members.
It’s purpose is to:
– provide information and guidance on the legal profession, law school admissions, and LSAT preparation;
– facilitate connections with practicing attorneys, especially alumni; and
– encourage camaraderie among fellow students.
Membership and Dues
Membership is open to current full-time undergraduate students who are in good standing at the university. At the opening meeting in the fall semester, interested students may join the society. Membership is renewable each academic year.
Annual dues are $40.
Pre-Law Society officers for 2018-2019 are:
Evan Nelson, president
Maggie Donnell, vice-president
Melody Pruitt, secretary
Doug Reed is the university’s pre-law advisor. He serves as chair of the Political Science Department, where he teaches courses in American government, statistical methods, and public law. He is also the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Bryan McKinney is the university’s general counsel. He serves as dean of the Hickingbotham School of Business, where he teaches courses in business law as well as the HSB senior seminar.
Doug Sonheim is chair of the Department of Language and Literature. In the English major, he teaches Advanced Composition and the senior capstone course, Values and Vocation. He is the faculty liaison for the Chicago Semester Internship program.