Leah D. Pekarsky


Syracuse University College of Law, Syracuse, NY
Juris Doctorate, May 2004

 Cum laude
Dean’s list
High Honors in Evidence
Activities: Red Cross certified in pet first aid and disaster relief
Trained with SOTC (Syracuse Obedience Training Club)

Worked with national rescue societies for abused animals, IMPS
Volunteered at animal shelters
Pet therapy at nursing homes

Jewish Law Student Association
Women’s Law Caucus
Corporate Law Society
Environmental Law Society
Alternative Dispute Resolution certified
Welcome Back Crew for freshmen
Attended marketing seminars

Raised money for the Make A Wish Foundation

Binghamton University, Vestal NY
Bachelors of Arts and Bachelors of Science May 2001
Major: Philosophy, Politics and Law. Second Major: Philosophy. Minor: History.

Honors: Graduated Summa cum laude
Dean’s list, all semesters

Activities: Teaching assistant in a course designed to help students improve:
grammar, vocabulary, sentence composition, public speaking,
communication, analysis of issues and writing skills.

Teaching assistant for a course on the philosophy of law
Philosophy tutor

Lectured to over 200 students

ESL tutor

English Conversation pair leader
Co-Captain of the Equestrian Team
Co-Captain of the Intramural Field Hockey Team
Intramural Gymnastics
Intramural Badminton
Photographer for the Binghamton University Newspaper


•Pretty Pampered Pets Manlius, NY
Animal home care provider for the elderly 1993-Present

•Stack hospital for pets   Fayetteville, NY 
Kennel attendant        1995-2002 

•YMCA Camp Iroquois Manlius, NY
Horseback Riding Program Director 1996-2001

•Vestal Veterinary Hospital  Vestal, NY 
Assistant to Veterinarian       1997-2001 
Kennel Supervisor

•New England Regional Coordinator      International
Internet Miniature Pinscher Service, Inc. (IMPS) 2007-Present

•Michael J. Pekarsky Law Firm Syracuse, NY
Law Clerk 1994-2000
Legal Assistant

•BarBri Bar Review Syracuse, NY
Representative 2001-2004

•Delta Gamma Syracuse, NY
House Director 2001-2003

•ClearTract Title Agency Syracuse, NY
Law Clerk 2003-Present 

•Resource Confidential Inc. Syracuse, NY
Assisted Attorneys with closing on homes 2003-2004

•Allied Title Insurance Syracuse, NY
Researched titles on homes 2003-2004 

•Smith, Sovik, Kendrick, & Sugnet, PC Syracuse, NY
Workers’ Compensation  2004-2007