Akron Bar Association Minority Clerkship Program Information Session TODAY!

Looking for a summer internship? Come and learn about the Akron Bar Association Minority Clerkship Program, the opportunities, and the application process. Also, we will tell you about opportunities with the Law and Leadership Institute!

All students are welcome to attend – Room 133 at 12:20 PM. Hope to see you there!

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Spring Public Interest Law Stipend – applications due Friday, January 30th

Public Interest Law Program – Spring 2015: Each semester (spring, summer and fall), the Law School awards a stipend to a number of students who have secured a public interest internship. Applications for funding for the Spring 2015 Public Interest Law (PIL) Program will be accepted beginning Monday, January 12, 2015.

Students interested in applying for a Spring 2015 Public Interest Law award should begin thinking now about securing a placement for their spring PIL work experience. The Public Interest Law Program supports and encourages those students who would like to gain experience in public interest areas. Recent local placements have included:

Cleveland Homeless Legal Assistance Program
Community Legal Aid Services of Akron
City of Canton, Public Safety and Service Departments
Council of International Programs USA Mahoning County Prosecutor
National Labor Relations Board Ninth District Court of Appeals Ohio
Civil Rights Commission U.S. Attorney’s Office
Stark County Public Defender’s Office
Stow Law Department
Summit County Prosecutor
University of Akron Legal Clinic/Appellate Review Office
U.S. Attorney’s Office
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

If you think you would like to obtain a public interest internship, but have no idea how to line up a placement, please feel free to call upon Career Planning Director, Alisa Benedict O’Brien.

The deadline to submit your application for SPRING 2015 PIL funding is Friday, January 30 at 12:00 Noon. You must secure a public interest placement before submitting your application. Visit https://www.uakron.edu/law/career/students/public-interest-law-program—stipend-application.dot?previewPage=2&host_id=1 for application materials and more information.

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1L Students – You’re Invited to Kegler Brown’s Diversity Reception

Thursday, January 8, 2015
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square
Join us on Thursday, January 8, at the Sheraton Hotel Columbus, as Kegler Brown celebrates the impact of cultural diversity on the Columbus legal community.

At this reception, you will have the chance to meet Kegler Brown attorneys, network with other law school students and learn more about the diversity initiatives that have become so important to our firm, including the Managing Directors’ Diversity Initiative, the Women Lawyers’ Initiative, the Diversity + Inclusion Committee and our Kegler Brown Diversity Scholarship program.

Hors d’oeuvres and cocktails will be served throughout the event as we toast to our continued commitment to achieving diversity at all levels of our organization.

For questions, please contact Cara Tammaro, director of human resources.

Kindly RSVP using the button below or e-mail the Human Resources department at hr@keglerbrown.com by Monday, December 29, 2014

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Diversity 1L Reception at Squire Patton Boggs, Monday, December 29th

Squire Patton Boggs Invites You To A 1L Diversity Reception

Monday, December 29, 2014
5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Squire Patton Boggs
4900 Key Tower
127 Public Square
Cleveland, Ohio 44113

RSVP by December 23, 2014
Jennifer Shumaker
+1 216 479 8175

Please join us for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in our Cleveland office. We look forward to meeting you at the reception and introducing you to Squire Patton Boggs’ diverse culture.

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First Year Summer Associate Positions with Tucker Ellis

Cleveland, OH – Summer Associate – Tucker Ellis
AkronLawJobs No. 5970 Overview: The Tucker Ellis LLP Summer Mentorship Program is designed to give law students the opportunity to work closely with an experienced attorney. Students work alongside their mentors for the summer, where they have the ability to experience a wide range of legal work from attending court hearings to traveling with their mentors to depositions. The vision of our mentorship program is to provide the student with the true sense of the practice of law at Tucker Ellis on a day-to-day basis. Our small program is designed to fit our culture of fostering strong relationships with the firm as well as in our community.
Qualifications: 1L, Class Rank: Top 10%.
How to apply: Send resume, cover letter, and transcript to lawcareerplanning@uakron.edu
Deadline: January 30, 2015

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