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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Attention 2nd Year Full-Time & Part-Time Students – Important Bar Reminder

ATTENTION ALL 2ND YEAR FULL-TIME & PART-TIME STUDENTS

 

November 17 Deadline: Timely Application to Register as a Candidate for Admission to the Practice of Law (for applicants in the second year of law school)

 

Ohio Bar Admissions REQUIRES ALL students in their 2nd year of law school to submit an Application to Register as a Candidate for Admission to the Practice of Law by November 17, 2014.

The Ohio Bar Certificate of Dean must be included with your application.  The Office of Student Services will prepare your Certificate of Dean Packet which will include the Certificate of Dean, an official fingerprint card, and an official transcript (if we have two copies on file) and the packet will be ready for pick up on October 14, 2014 at the front desk. 

 

Please refer to The Supreme Court of Ohio’s website for other Important Dates and Deadlines located athttp://www.sconet.state.oh.us/AttySvcs/admissions/calendar.asp.

 

It is very important that you check the Akron Law Announcements Blog located at www.blogs.uakron.edu/law for Important Reminders and Announcements.

 

Plan to take the bar in another state? Contact the State Bar Admissions Office for more information.

Questions?  Please feel free to contact Director of Student Services Ivy Banks at  ikw1@uakron.edu

or College Program Specialist Terri Bisesi at  tbisesi@uakron.edu.

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IMPORTANT DATES FOR FEBRUARY 2015 BAR EXAM

IMPORTANT DATES FOR FEBRUARY 2015 BAR EXAM

November 3, 2014 Deadline: Application to take the February 2015 Bar Examination.

Please refer to The Supreme Court of Ohio’s website for more Important Dates and Deadlines located at:

http://www.sconet.state.oh.us/AttySvcs/admissions/calendar.asp

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Bar Preparation Scholarship Update

Bar Preparation Scholarship Update 

Applications will be reviewed on Monday, April 28, 2014.  If you have not submitted an application, please do so as soon as possible!

We have additional limited scholarship funds available to support students who demonstrate significant financial need. Please use this form to apply for a scholarship to cover a portion of the difference between the Bar Fellowship reimbursement and the remainder of the tuition for your bar exam preparation course. Application for these funds does not guarantee receipt thereof.  Please submit application form to Law Student Services.  Thank you. 

2013 application for Bar Exam Preparation Course 10232013 Final

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CANCELLED Substance Abuse Lecture – One-Hour Required by Ohio Bar

Important Notice:

The University of Akron School of Law Substance Abuse Lecture scheduled for Wednesday, February 5, 2014 from 5:15 pm to 6:15 pm has been cancelled due to a Winter Weather  Advisory.  The lecture will be rescheduled and date will be announced soon.

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