REMINDER Substance Abuse Lecture, Wednesday, February 19, 2014 – One-Hour Required by Ohio Bar


The University of Akron School of Law
Substance Abuse Lecture

One Hour of Lecture is Required for the Ohio Bar Examination
Substance Abuse Lectures are offered to the entire law student body only once during the fall and once during the spring semesters.
Spring 2014 Lecture

Wednesday,February 19, 2014
5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

Law School Room #151
No R.S.V.P. Necessary
Each Session Begins and Ends Promptly
Attorney Scott R. Mote,
Executive Director

Ohio Lawyers Assistance Program (OLAP)

 The next Substance Abuse Lecture will be offered:
Fall 2014 

Contact Director, Student Services, Ivy K. Banks, Esq.

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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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February Bar Examinees – Important Reminders

Hotel Room Reservation.

This Friday (January 31) is the deadline to reserve a discounted hotel room for the bar exam as part of the University of Akron block at the Capitol Square Holiday Inn.

After Friday, the block of rooms will be released and the discount and/or rooms at that hotel may no longer be available.

Spaghetti Warehouse Dinner.

If you plan to participate in the dinner at the Spaghetti Warehouse on Tuesday of the bar exam (sponsored by the Law Alumni Association), please RSVP to Nancy Reeves, Assistant Directory of Academic Success Programs, at

For more information about either of the above, please contact Nancy Reeves –

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Jump start your preparation for the bar exam!

If you missed the October 19 essay writing workshop, catch the video here: Barbri Essay Writing Workshop (taped 10/19/2013)

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If you plan to take the Ohio Bar Exam and have not already done so, your Application to Register as a Candidate for Admission to the Practice of Law must be RECEIVED in the Office of Bar Admissions at the Supreme Court of Ohio by November 15.

 Please see  for calendar of deadlines.

 Also see  to access that application.

 Your required Ohio Bar Certificate of Dean (available on the application link above) must be submitted to Terri Bisesi in the law school dean’s office for processing. When your  Certificate of Dean is returned, you will receive an official fingerprint card and instructions where to get fingerprinted.

 These forms take time to process, so please submit in a timely fashion.  Processing in our office and your submission to the bar (mailing time) need to be considered.

Do not delay!

 Questions?   Please feel free to contact Director of Student Affairs Ivy Banks at or Terri Bisesi at 

 Plan to take the bar in another state?

All State Bar Admission Offices

To get information about bar admission requirements or to apply for admission to the bar, contact the appropriate jurisdiction. Most jurisdictions have information available via their own websites found at 

Just like Ohio’s certificates, other state’s law school certificates must be submitted to the law school dean’s office, College Program Specialist Terri Bisesi for processing.

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