Save the Date – Bar Takers’ Cookout (all students are invited too!) – Friday, June 17th at 12-1:00PM

2016 0617 Bar Takers Cookout

2016 0617 Bar Takers Cookout

Come on over to the Akron Bar Association after your bar review course/videos for some lunch and fun!

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Working in the public sector this summer? Consider applying for the Akron Bar Foundation Fellowship!

Akron Bar Foundation Fellowship

The Career Planning Office is excited to announce that the Akron Bar Foundation has created a fellowship to fund first and second year law students with a stipend while the student(s) is performing a summer clerkship with a not-for-profit, public interest or government position. The ABF Fellowship is available to any University of Akron Law School student completing their first or second year (full-time program) or second and third year (part-time program) curriculum. Recipients must commit to working in the position for at least 25 hours per week for a period of not less than ten (10) weeks, starting the third week of May. Students must arrange for work in a not-for-profit, public interest or government position prior to submitting an application. To apply, students must submit an application to the Career Planning Office by 12 noon on Friday, March 18. The application that is submitted must include: (i) a completed and signed Fellowship Program application form (available in the CPPO); (ii) law and graduate school (if applicable) transcripts (official copy, if possible), honors and awards; (iii) a current resume; (iv) a personal statement; (v) a statement from the employer confirming employment and the anticipated dates of employment; and (vi) such other information as requested. The application also may include letters of recommendation. Up to five applicants for the ABF Fellowship will be chosen for a personal interview to be conducted by select members of the Akron Bar Foundation. The number of ABF fellowships awarded and the amount awarded will be determined by the Akron Bar Foundation, but the amount of an individual award shall not be less than $2,500. Further details, instructions and application forms are available in the CPPO.

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Have a tie to Summit County? Attending law school in Ohio? Apply for the Akron Bar Foundation Scholarship! Deadline Extended until March 25th!

Akron Bar Foundation Scholarship – Any student who has a tie to Summit County, Ohio and attends any law school in Ohio is qualified to apply. Student must also have a financial need. Use the link below to apply today! Deadline is now March 25th.

2016 Scholarship Application

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All students are invited to attend the Akron Bar Diversity Celebration next Thursday!

Diversity Celebration Flyer

Diversity Celebration | Thursday, February 18th | Between 4:30 – 6:30 PM
https://akronbar.intouchondemand.com/aaeventinfo.aspx?eventid=22585

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Pathfinder Program Social/Speed Networking Event Reminder!

Commencement Social & Speed Networking Event on Tuesday, February 2nd from 5:30 – 6:30 PM. This Event serves as an initial introduction between participants & guides. Also, this Event provides you & the Guides with an opportunity to provide recommendations, which will assist in the pairing process. The Law School Liaison Committee is generously providing complimentary appetizers & beverages at this Event.

RSVP Link:

Pathfinder Program: Commencement Social & Speed Networking Event | Tuesday, February 2nd | 5:30 – 6:30 PM
https://akronbar.intouchondemand.com/aaeventinfo.aspx?eventid=22577

*Event only open to law students who signed up for the Pathfinder Program through the Akron Bar.

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