DEREK E. MEEKER JOINS ADMISSIONSCONSULTANTS,
PENN LAW ADMISSIONS DEAN WILL CONSULT WITH
GROWING LAW-SCHOOL ADMISSIONS CLIENTELE
VA. – AdmissionsConsultants, Inc., announces that Derek
E. Meeker, J.D., former dean of admissions and financial
aid at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, is
joining the company's law-school admissions consulting
Meeker will bring a wealth of expertise and experience
to our growing group of law-school admissions clients.
This is a leap forward for AdmissionsConsultants and for
those we serve," noted David Petersam, president of
Law, Meeker was the final decision maker on more than
21,000 applications and has been credited with numerous
improvements in the law school's admissions process.
Before joining Penn Law, he was assistant director of
admissions at William Mitchell College of Law in St.
Paul, Minn. He also served as an assistant attorney
general in Ohio, where he represented universities and
state agencies in employment litigation. In the early
1990s, he was a legislative aide to the chairman of the
Ohio Senate Judiciary Committee. In this role, he
drafted legislation in the areas of criminal law,
sentencing, and the state lottery.
Meeker holds a J.D. from Capital University,
studied comparative law at Oxford University, and graduated
cum laude with a B.S. in journalism from Ohio University.
numbers of law-school clients have increased in the past
two years, and we have been searching for a consultant
who could respond to the growing demand," added
Petersam. "In addition to his experience with law-school
admissions, Derek also has a strong background in
dual-degrees, such as the JD-MBA program."
AdmissionsConsultants provides admissions consulting to
a worldwide clientele that ranges from high school
students aiming for selective undergraduate programs to
college students and graduates preparing for admission
to law, medical, and MBA programs. The company's
consultants all have executive-level admissions
experience, much of it at highly selective colleges and
universities. In addition, they are professionals in the
fields they represent, including physicians, lawyers,
and business executives.
AdmissionsConsultants was founded in 1996.