Brian Kennedy is the Alan S. Engel Pre-Law Advisor. He received his B.S. in Business from Indiana University (1997) and his J.D. from Michigan State (2006).
Prior to law school, Brian was an IT analyst for Discover Financial Services at their headquarters in Chicago IL. He served on a Y2K team and later as the lead data analyst for a newly created risk assessment project. Brian’s last role at Discover was as the lead recruiter for entry-level IT where he also assisted with their IT internship program.
Upon graduation from MSU Law, he joined the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office where he served as an assistant state attorney in county, juvenile, and state courts. Brian combined his business experience along with his legal skills by opening his own criminal defense firm in 2008 where he remained until moving to Cincinnati. Now back in his beloved Midwest, Brian will use his experience to help Miami University students in their professional legal pursuits. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and organic farming.