Akron Law Alumni Association Student Director Position – applications due by Friday, August 14th!

The Akron Law Alumni Association (“LAA”) Board of Directors has a dedicated position on its Board for a student director.  This unique and valuable opportunity provides the student director a chance to become involved in alumni leadership and activities with Akron Law.  The student director represents Akron Law students to the LAA Board and works with the Board to identify ways in which students and alumni may work and communicate together for the benefit of both groups.

The student director serves in an ex-officio capacity and is expected to attend all Board meetings which are held at the School of Law on a bi-monthly basis throughout the academic year (i.e., August, October, December, February, and April).  The Board meetings begin at 4:30 p.m. and generally last for one and a half hours.

The student director is also expected to assist with the class gift campaign.

Applications for the 2015-16 student director to the LAA Board of Directors will be accepted from 2015-16 upper division law students who are in good standing.  Applications should include a current statement as to why he or she wants to serve on the LAA Board  and why the student believes that he or she should be selected for the position.

The LAA Board’s executive committee will review the application materials and a select students who will be invited to interview at the August 24, 2015 LAA Board meeting.  Students interested in being considered for this position should e-mail their application materials to Lia Evans at LiaEvans@uakron.edu.

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Akron Law Alumni Association seeks Student Director – Application Deadline: August 14, 2015

Message from Lia Evans, Director of Alumni and Development

The Akron Law Alumni Association (“LAA”) Board of Directors has a dedicated position on its Board for a student director.  This unique and valuable opportunity provides the student director a chance to become involved in alumni leadership and activities with Akron Law.  The student director represents Akron Law students to the LAA Board and works with the Board to identify ways in which students and alumni may work and communicate together for the benefit of both groups.

The student director serves in an ex-officio capacity and is expected to attend all Board meetings which are held at the School of Law on a bi-monthly basis throughout the academic year (i.e., August, October, December, February, and April).  The Board meetings begin at 4:30 p.m. and generally last for one and a half hours.

The student director is also expected to assist with the class gift campaign.

Applications for the 2015-16 student director to the LAA Board of Directors will be accepted from 2015-16 upper division law students who are in good standing.  Applications should include a current statement as to why he or she wants to serve on the LAA Board  and why the student believes that he or she should be selected for the position.

The LAA Board’s executive committee will review the application materials and a select students who will be invited to interview at the August 24, 2015 LAA Board meeting.  Students interested in being considered for this position should e-mail their application materials to Lia Evans at LiaEvans@uakron.edu.

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Are you graduating in December?

December Graduates – you are invited to:

Dinner with Dean Wilson

Monday, October 20, 2014, from 5:30 – 6:30 PM in Room L-165


 

Agenda:

  • Food!
  • Brief remarks by Dean Wilson
  • Introduction to bar preparation support which is available to you between graduation and the bar exam
  • Information from Career Planning and Placement
  • Information about Akron Law Alumni
  • Q&A – what’s next?

Please RSVP here.  (Even if you are not able to attend, it would be helpful if you would check in and let me know the best way to contact you between graduation and the bar exam.)

Nancy L. Reeves
Assistant Director of Academic Success Programs

315  C. Blake McDowell Law Center
(330) 972-6809
nlr22@uakron.edu

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TONIGHT! Substance Abuse Lecture, Tuesday, September 16, 2014 – One-Hour Required by Ohio Bar

The University of Akron School of Law
Substance Abuse Lecture

All students are REQUIRED to take a one-hour substance abuse lecture before they are permitted to take the Bar Exam in the State of Ohio.

FREE substance abuse lectures are offered to the entire law student body (not just for graduating students) only ONCE during the fall semester and ONCE during the spring semester.

Please plan to attend the next Substance Abuse Lecture TONIGHT!!

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

5:15 p.m. to 6:20 p.m.

Room 165

No R.S.V.P. Necessary
Each Session Begins and Ends Promptly

Speaker:
Attorney Scott R. Mote,
Executive Director

Ohio Lawyers Assistance Program (OLAP)
http://www.ohiolap.org

SUPREME COURT RULES FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE BAR OF OHIO

A certificate from a law school or a continuing legal education sponsor, certifying that the applicant has received at least one hour of instruction on substance abuse, including causes, prevention, detection, and treatment alterna-tives. Substance abuse instruction that is provided by a continuing legal education sponsor qualifies under this section only if it has been accredited by the Commission on Continuing Legal Education as an approved sub-stance abuse activity under Gov. Bar R. X.

The next Substance Abuse Lecture will be offered:
Spring 2015

Questions?
Contact Director, Student Services, Ivy K. Banks, Esq. ikw1@uakron.edu.

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Akron Law Alumni Association seeks Student Director – Application Deadline: April 1, 2013

Message from Lia Thompson, Director of Alumni and Annual Fund

The Akron Law Alumni Association (“LAA”) Board of Directors has a dedicated position on its Board for a student director.  This unique and valuable opportunity provides the student director a chance to become involved in alumni leadership and alumni activities with Akron Law.  The student director represents Akron Law students to the LAA Board and works with the Board to identify ways in which students and alumni may work and communicate together for the benefit of both groups.

The student director serves in an ex-officio capacity and is expected to attend all Board meetings which are held at the School of Law on a bi-monthly basis throughout the academic year (i.e., August, October, December, February, and April).  The Board meetings begin at 4 p.m. and generally last for one and a half hours.

Applications for the 2013-14 student director to the LAA Board of Directors will be accepted from 2013-14 upper division law students who are in good standing.  Applications should include: (1) a current resume of the student; (2) a brief statement as to why the student believes that he or she should be selected to serve on the LAA Board; and (3) a brief statement as to why he or she wants to serve on the LAA Board.

The LAA Board’s executive committee will review the application materials and select a maximum of three students who will be invited to make a two-minute presentation to the Board at its April 8, 2014 meeting.  Students interested in being considered for this position should direct their application materials no later than Thursday, April 1 to Lia Thompson via e-mail (LiaThompson@uakron.edu) or dropping them off at the front desk of the Dean’s Office.

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