The Office of Pre-Professional Advising serves current students and alumni pursuing career interests in the healthcare or law professions. Our role is to help you make informed decisions in your pre-health or pre-law course planning, secure relevant experience, overcome obstacles, and navigate the application process.
Our office offers individual advising appointments, small group meetings, recruitment fairs and informational sessions, specialized workshops and experiential programs, bi-weekly newsletters for pre-health and pre-law highlighting upcoming events and opportunities, online guides and resources, and other services to assist you in every step of your journey to your career.
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INTERVIEW: LISA SPARKS, CONSTRUCTION LAW ATTORNEY
Lisa Sparks is a lifelong resident of Baltimore. She fast-tracked college and law school, beginning at CCBC while still in high school, graduating the University of Baltimore with a B.A. in Jurisprudence in 2005 and the University of Baltimore School of Law with a J.D. in 2007. She holds the
INTERVIEW: LESLIE (SCHOECK) CUMBER (JHU ’08), HEALTH CARE ATTORNEY, GORDON FEINBLATT LLC
Leslie (Schoeck) Cumber grew up in western Maryland. At Hopkins, she majored in German and Romance Languages, with a minor in Entrepreneurship and Management. She was a recipient of the Hodson Trust Scholarship award. Outside of academics, Leslie was the Phi Mu president and the Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium finance
INTERVIEW: KELLY CRAWFORD, SENIOR ATTORNEY, FEDEX GROUND
Kelly Crawford grew up in Pittsburgh, PA and started undergrad at the University of Pittsburgh. After two years of trying a class from nearly every major — engineering, math, psychology, stats, neurobiology, and even ROTC — Kelly realized her desire to go into criminal law. As a result, Kelly transferred
INTERVIEW: ELIZABETH STOCK, ASSISTANT STATE’S ATTORNEY, HOMICIDE, BALTIMORE CITY STATE’S ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
Elizabeth (Liz) Stock graduated with Honors from Fox Lane High School in Bedford, NY in June of 1997. After finishing high school, she attended Lehigh University in their School of Arts and Sciences. Liz received a Presidential academic scholarship as well as a partial vocal scholarship to assist with financing
INTERVIEW: TOM PEDRONI (JHU ‘76), HEALTH LAW ATTORNEY
Tom Pedroni is a lifelong Baltimorean, having gone to high school, college at JHU and law school in Baltimore City. He considers this his greatest strength, but also at the same time his Achilles heel (not coincidentally Achilles is the name of his beloved dog). Tom has been married for
INTERVIEW: IRV NATHAN (JHU ’64), LITIGATING ATTORNEY
Irvin Nathan is a retired partner at the firm of Arnold & Porter, Kaye Scholer. He counseled and represented individuals, corporations, and professional services organizations in complex civil and criminal litigation and investigations. He also counseled clients on legal ethics, Congressional investigations, District of Columbia affairs, and other issues related