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Pre-law alumni

Listed below are a number of SUNY Oswego alumni that have expressed a willingness to be contacted by those interested in law school.  This list is arranged alphabetically by the last name that the person had when he/she graduated from Oswego. 

Joseph T. Twarog (2009) attended the University at Buffalo School of Law. After graduating from Oswego in 2009 with a BS in finance he spent the summer interning in the commercial loan department at Pathfinder Bank. He then clerked for a federal magistrate judge in the Western District of New York. Joseph may be reached at

Joshua Hurwit (2003) graduated from the University at Buffalo Law School in May 2008. Prior to entering law school, he was an editorial assistant and staff writer at the Times Union in Albany. He would like to thank his professors Steven Abraham, Lorrie Clemo and Linda Loomis for their guidance and support. Joshua can be reached at

Jason R. Denny (2005) received his Juris Doctor degree from Syracuse University College of Law in 2009. He is currently practicing law with Hill & Fischer, P.C. in Syracuse. In conjunction with litigation, he also handles business law and real estate matters. He also has taught BRC 319: Mass Media and the Law on the SUNY Oswego campus. Prior to attending law school, he graduated suma cum laude from SUNY Oswego in 2005 with a BA in philosophy/psychology and a minor in business administration. Jason may be reached by email at

Timothy Bunsic graduated in December 1998 with a BA in public justice followed by graduating from Nova Southeastern University School of Law in May 2002 with his JD and passed the Florida bar exam given in July of that same year. Additionally, he was licensed to practice law in Tennessee in 2008. His practice focuses primarily on civil litigation including personal injury and wrongful death. He also accepts appointments for the representation of juveniles who are neglected by their parents or guardians. He can be reached at

John J. Cavo (1996) graduated from St. Thomas University School of Law in May 2000 with high honors. He was editor-in-chief of the St. Thomas Law Review and served on the Executive Board of Moot Court. He is currently employed by Hinshaw & Culbertson, LLP in Miami, Florida. His areas of practice are in insurance coverage and general civil litigation. He is licensed in Florida and Illinois and the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois. John can be reached by email at:

Maria Millares (1987) is currently working for the Export-Import Bank of the United States. After graduating from Oswego as a double major in economics and mathematics, Maria received her law degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1990 and spent several years working for a large national law firm. Her current work involves providing the legal documentation for international transactions involving U.S. exports. Maria may be reached by email at:

Arthur Prostick (1992) is currently a public finance associate with the law firm of Brown and Wood in New York. He notes that he's been able to use his economics training quite a bit as part of his practice in public finance law. After graduating from Oswego with a BA degree in economics, Arthur received his law degree at Albany Law School in 1998. He has worked in corporate securities and public finance departments. He is currently changing jobs and will begin work with the New York State Comptrollers Office of Counsel in November 2001. Arthur may be reached by email at:

William Kennon Reed (1992) is currently practicing law in Asheville, N.C. He is specializing in real estate, business and environmental law. After graduating from Oswego with a double major in economics and political science, William completed his JD degree in 1995 at the Washington College of Law at American University. He received an MA degree in law and international affairs at American University in 1997. He notes that he actively plays and referees ice hockey, a love of which was developed at Oswego. William may be reached by email at:

Arik Turner (1998) studied of Roger Williams University School of Law in Bristol, Rhode Island in the top 10 percent of his class. Arik graduated from Oswego with a major in public justice and a minor in economics. He notes that Dr. Larry Spizman's classes in Labor Law (Eco 355) and Law and Economics (Eco 356) were extremely helpful in making the transition to law school. Arik may be reached by email

Robert Whitaker (2002) attended law school at the University of Buffalo, appearing in the top 15 percent of his class and as a member of the Buffalo Law Review. He earned a BA in history at Oswego and attributes much of his success in law school to the educational foundation he received at Oswego, particularly under the guidance of Dr. Leo Hernandez. Anyone interested in attending law school at UB is encouraged to email Robert at

James Bullard (2005) attended Washington and Lee School of Law in Lexington, Virginia. James graduated from Oswego's Honors Program with bachelor's degrees in political science and American history. While at Oswego, James participated in student council, wrote for the Oswegonian and played varsity lacrosse. He recommends that potential 1L's take classes such as Constitutional Law, International Law and Business Law and that learning how to read and understand court cases is crucial for the first year of law school. He also suggests for potential candidates from SUNY Oswego to maintain a good GPA, begin preparing for the LSAT exam at least three months in advance and to heed Dr. Steven Abraham's advice with law school application materials, particularly concerning the personal statement. James is honored to converse with any Oswego student considering law school and would be happy to host any students visitors interested in studying law in beautiful and historic Southwest Virginia. He may be reached at

Any alumni interested in being listed, please submit your information to Jason Zenor at