Bar Exam: MBE Workshop

Thursday, June 29  – MBE Strategies and Tactics

L-325 – 1:00 and 6:00

(Food and casual conversation starting 30 minutes ahead of each session)

 

How to approach an MBE question:  A compilation of strategies from for avoiding NCBE sneaky tricks, eliminating wrong answers, and choosing between the last two once you’ve eliminated the others.  [Similar to the ALA course – with a different set of questions]

The workshop will also be available via WebEx

Sign up here so I know how much food to bring, and whether to email materials to you as a WebEx participant

Intended specifically for July 2017 examinees – but feel free to drop in if you want to get a head start, or just some practice on multiple choice questions.

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Mock Interview Program – sign up today!

The Career Services Office is pleased to announce that a number of local attorneys will be available off campus at their offices to conduct mock interviews with our law students. Each mock interview will last approximately ½ hour and will generally consist of a 15-20 minute interview and a 10-15 minute feedback session. The most up to date list of dates and times is available via the link below. We encourage ALL law students to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to enhance their interviewing skills and network with local, practicing attorneys. As with any skill, practice and feedback are crucial to perfecting!

PARTICIPATION IN THE MOCK INTERVIEW PROGRAM IS STRONGLY ADVISED FOR STUDENTS PLANNING TO PARTAKE IN FALL ON-CAMPUS INTERVIEWS.

If you would like to sign up for a mock interview, please use the following link to view available dates and times, and to sign up for your mock interview: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/508094dacae28a7fa7-july. If you have any questions about using the online sign-up sheet, please contact Alecia Bencze at (330-972-7876) or via email at anb77@uakron.edu. When you sign up for your interview, you must also email your resume to Alecia Bencze in the Career Services Office so that we may provide it in advance to the attorney who will be performing your mock interview.

THERE ARE A LIMITED NUMBER OF INTERVIEW SLOTS AVAILABLE AND ACCORDINGLY, ALL ARE FILLED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS!

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ACLU Community Service Limited Means Opportunity July 18

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Center for Alcohol Policy Essay Competition

The Center for Alcohol Policy is now accepting entries for its 10th Annual Essay Contest. This year’s topic is:

The Supreme Court has recognized “temperance” as a permissible goal of state alcohol regulation. Define temperance as it would apply in today’s alcohol marketplace. Is it still relevant today? Should temperance still be recognized as a permissible goal of alcohol regulation?

The deadline for entries is December 1, 2017. Cash prizes are available for the first ($5,000), second ($2,500) and third ($1,000) place winners.

For more information, visit http://www.centerforalcoholpolicy.org/essay or contact Michael Lashbrook at mikel@centerforalcoholpolicy.org.

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Frost Brown Todd, LLC Law Student Diversity Scholarship

Frost Brown Todd, LLC announces its annual Law Student Diversity Scholarship program, open to all
underrepresented law students including but not limited to African American, Hispanic, Asian,
Native American, LGBT and multi-racial students. All female law students are also eligible,
regardless of race or ethnicity. Any other law students who come from backgrounds that would add to
the cause of diversity, regardless of race or gender, are eligible to apply. To qualify for this
scholarship, a candidate must be a full-time student. Evening students also qualify for
consideration if they have completed one-third or more of the total credit hours required for a
degree by the applicant’s law school. The goal of these scholarships is to provide financial
assistance to worthy law students from ABA-accredited law schools to promote, in a tangible way,
the Frost Brown Todd Diversity Vision Statement.

Complete scholarship details and application may be found on the attached document.

FBT Diversity Scholarship Application

Submission deadline: September 1, 2017.

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