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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Wednesday, October 16 at 12 noon in Room 151 — Federal Bar Assn presents Judge Jack Zouhary — great opportunity to network with a federal judge and members of the FBA

 Luncheon with the Honorable Judge Jack Zouhary

This informal free luncheon will feature a question and answer sessions with Hon. Judge Jack Zouhary who presides in the US District Courthouse in Toledo, Ohio. 

Hon. Judge Jack Zouhary is expected to talk about best practices in managing civil cases and several proposed changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure which would impact such proceedings and those involved in them. 

Lunch will be provided.

Wednesday, October 16,  2013
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Location:
University of Akron School of Law
Room 151

150 University Avenue

Akron, OH 44325-2901

Akron Law students, please RSVP to Michele Novachek (manovac@uakron.edu). Please put “Judge Jack Zouhary event” in the subject line of your RSVP e-mail.

All Akron Law students are encouraged to join the Federal Bar Association. Great networking and learning opportunities Federal Bar Association Membership Application

 

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Wednesday, October 16 at 12 noon in Room 151 — Federal Bar Assn presents Judge Jack Zouhary — all students invited and encouraged to attend

Brown Bag Luncheon with
Hon. Judge Jack Zouhary

This informal free luncheon will feature a question and answer sessions with Hon. Judge Jack Zouhary who presides in the US District Courthouse in Toledo, Ohio. 

Hon. Judge Jack Zouhary  is expected to talk about best practices in managing civil cases and several proposed changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure which would impact such proceedings and those involved in them. 

Lunch will be provided.

Wednesday, October 16,  2013
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Location:
University of Akron School of Law
Room 151

150 University Avenue

Akron, OH 44325-2901

 Click here for a printable registration.

 Note:  If you do not have a supreme court number please use 7 zeros for registration.

More information and online registration: Brown Bag Luncheon with Judge Jack Zouhary 

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Join us on Friday, September 13 for Supreme Court Review 2013 — Legalistic Argel-Bargle

This program offers a comprehensive overview of all eighty cases from the United States Supreme Court’s past term. Justice Scalia described one of the major decisions as “argle-bargle” or nonsense, but this program tries to make sense of it all. Faculty experts from Akron Law discuss the Court’s cases in constitutional law, criminal law, civil procedure, administrative law, business, intellectual property, and health law. Designed in a newscast-type format, the presentations inform as they entertain. The program is intended for all interested audiences including attorneys, journalists, high school, college and law students and the general public.
Friday, September 13, 2013 at 9:00 AM in Law School, Room 151Akron Law students, please RSVP to Michele Novachek at manovac@uakron.edu. All others, please register at http://www.uakron.edu/law/continuinged/supremecourtreviewlegalisticarglebargle.dot.
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