Scott Kamenitsa is a graduate of Canfield High School. He graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Communication from Ohio University. He then went on to earn his Juris Doctor with a Certificate in Litigation, concurrently earning a Master of Business Administration, from the University of Akron.
While at Akron Law, Scott was a member and president of the school’s nationally ranked Mock Trial Team. His accolades on the team include finishing as the Regional Runner-Up in the American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition, placing him as one of the top four student advocates in Ohio, Indiana, and West Virginia.
Scott’s professional experience during law school includes working as a legal intern for the City of Canton Prosecutor’s Office and the City of Youngstown Prosecutor’s Office. During his time at both offices, Scott personally handled over twenty bench trials and was co-counsel on two jury trials.
In his spare time, Scott volunteers with the Akron Law Chapter of the Law and Leadership Institute. The Law and Leadership Institute is a statewide program that works to reach students attending underserved high schools and helps to prepare them for successful careers. Additionally, Scott also gives back by serving as a coach for Akron Law’s mock trial program.