Akron Area Legal Research paid opportunity!

Akron, OH – Legal Research Assistant – Solo Practitioner
Overview: Solo Practitioner seeks law student to conduct research on the Federal False Claims Act and whistleblower issues, and to update websites with legal research.
Qualifications: Familiarity with word press and website management is preferred, as well as a background and/or interest in healthcare.
How to apply: If interested, please send a resume to lawcareerplanning@uakron.edu ASAP but no later than, Monday, December 22nd.
Deadline: December 22, 2014

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Squire Patton Boggs 1L Summer Associates (2015 Summer Program) – Cleveland

The Cleveland office of Squire Patton Boggs is looking for outstanding first-year law students to join our diverse 2015 Summer Associate Program. We look for individuals who will honor our commitment to diversity and inclusion, pushing our firm and the legal profession to continue making progress toward broader inclusion of the talents that women and underrepresented groups bring to the table.
Squire Patton Boggs has created a business that is not only a top 20 global legal practice, but offers the 8th broadest global footprint of any law firm. With 44 offices across 21 countries, we represent nearly one third of all the Fortune 500 and FTSE 350 companies. It’s an exciting time to be part of our future, and we need talented lawyers who want to help us build our firm and serve exciting clients around the world!
Successful Squire Patton Boggs candidates are well-rounded and personable team players who look to take initiative early on and throughout their legal career. We seek candidates whose personal drive, legal acumen, rich experience and approach to client service will make them a trusted advisor to clients and a valuable colleague. A record of outstanding academic achievement, demonstrated leadership ability, and a commitment to team success and integrity are highly valued. Candidates must also possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Adaptability, interest in our firm, discretion, and the ability to approach challenges thoughtfully and creatively are additional key indicators of success. Foreign language skills, multicultural experience and work experience prior to law school are a plus.
For more information on Squire Patton Boggs summer programs, please visit our LinkedIn Careers Page.
If you are interested in applying for the 2015 Summer Associate Program, we invite you to complete an online application. Be prepared to submit your resume, a cover letter explaining your interest to practice law in our Cleveland office, your undergraduate transcript, and a writing sample (preferably no more than 10-12 pages). Please include a cover page with your writing sample that describes the piece you are submitting and how you may have modified it from its original format.
Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2015.
Please set your spam filter so it will accept email correspondence from “@squirepb.com”.
Squire Patton Boggs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other condition protected by applicable law. This non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment.

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Reminder: Emerson Thomson Bennett deadline approaching!

Akron, OH – Law Clerk – Emerson Thomson Bennett, LLC
AkronLawJobs No. 5955 Overview: Emerson Thomson Bennett, LLC seeks a law clerk with a hard science/technical
background to work in an IP firm. If interested, submit a resume to Career Planning Director, Alisa Benedict O’Brien
(ab139@uakron.edu) by Tuesday, December 23rd at Noon. Subject line of e-mail should read “Emerson Thomson
Bennett”. All candidates must be eligible to sit for the USPTO Patent Agent’s exam. Do not contact the firm directly.
Deadline: December 23, 2014

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First Year Summer Associate Positions with Tucker Ellis

Cleveland, OH – Summer Associate – Tucker Ellis
AkronLawJobs No. 5970 Overview: The Tucker Ellis LLP Summer Mentorship Program is designed to give law students the opportunity to work closely with an experienced attorney. Students work alongside their mentors for the summer, where they have the ability to experience a wide range of legal work from attending court hearings to traveling with their mentors to depositions. The vision of our mentorship program is to provide the student with the true sense of the practice of law at Tucker Ellis on a day-to-day basis. Our small program is designed to fit our culture of fostering strong relationships with the firm as well as in our community.
Qualifications: 1L, Class Rank: Top 10%.
How to apply: Send resume, cover letter, and transcript to lawcareerplanning@uakron.edu
Deadline: January 30, 2015

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Spring 2015 Public Interest Law Stipend – calling all applicants!

Public Interest Law Program – Spring 2015: Each semester (spring, summer and fall), the Law School awards a stipend to a number of students who have secured a public interest internship. Applications for funding for the Spring 2015 Public Interest Law (PIL) Program will be accepted beginning Monday, January 12, 2015.

Students interested in applying for a Spring 2015 Public Interest Law award should begin thinking now about securing a placement for their spring PIL work experience. The Public Interest Law Program supports and encourages those students who would like to gain experience in public interest areas. Recent local placements have included:

Cleveland Homeless Legal Assistance Program
Community Legal Aid Services of Akron
City of Canton, Public Safety and Service Departments
Council of International Programs USA
Mahoning County Prosecutor
National Labor Relations Board Ninth District Court of Appeals Ohio
Civil Rights Commission U.S. Attorney’s Office
Stark County Public Defender’s Office
Stow Law Department
Summit County Prosecutor
University of Akron Legal Clinic/Appellate Review Office
U.S. Attorney’s Office
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

If you think you would like to obtain a public interest internship, but have no idea how to line up a placement, please feel free to call upon Career Planning Director, Alisa Benedict O’Brien.

The deadline to submit your application for SPRING 2015 PIL funding is Friday, January 30 at 12:00 Noon. You must secure a public interest placement before submitting your application. Visit https://www.uakron.edu/law/career/students/public-interest-law-program—stipend-application.dot?previewPage=2&host_id=1 for application materials and more information.

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