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
Deadline: January 30, 2015

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Spring 2015 Public Interest Law Stipend – calling all applicants!

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— for application materials and more information.

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Law Clerk Position with FedEx Custom Critical

Uniontown, OH – Law Clerk – FedEx Custom Critical, Inc.
AkronLawJobs No. 5968 Overview: 15-20 hours per week. Great Corporate legal experience.
Qualifications: 2L / 3L. Excellent writing and research skills.
How to apply: Submit resume and cover letter to Alisa Benedict O’Brien via email
Deadline: January 12, 2015

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Kegler Brown Diversity Scholarship and Summer Clerkship

The Columbus, Ohio-based law firm of Kegler, Brown, Hill + Ritter is offering two first-year law students, who are members of historically underrepresented populations, each a $5,000 scholarship, plus a paid summer clerkship position with our 2015 first-year class.

Our Diversity Scholarship is awarded annually based on demonstrated academic performance, accomplishments and activities.

Those interested in being considered should submit the following materials no later than January 16, 2015:

• Cover Page including name, address, phone number, e-mail address and underrepresented population status
• Resume
• Undergraduate Transcripts
• First Semester Transcripts when available
• Completed Application Questions (Please keep each response to one typed page):
1. Describe a major accomplishment that has shaped your life, how it influenced your
2. decision to pursue a career in law and prepared you for your future as a lawyer.
3. Explain what diversity means to you.
4. List any training and/or experience you believe to be relevant to this clerkship.
5. Discuss why you have applied for this scholarship

These materials should be sent to the attention of:

Cara M. Tammaro, Director of Human Resources.
Capitol Square, Suite 1800, 65 East State Street, Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 462-5400 | Toll Free: (800) 860-7885 | Fax: (614) 464-2634

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All first, second and third year law students at Akron Law are invited to participate in the 27th Annual Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference (MPILCC) to be held on Saturday, February 7, 2014 at Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago. The Conference offers students the opportunity to:
• Interview with a variety of public interest and government employers for summer law clerk and entry-level attorney positions (employers will pre-screen resumes and select students to interview). Though most of the opportunities are unpaid or invite outside funding, there are positions that offer a stipend. Since most of the employers come mainly from the Midwest, students may find positions in the communities they seek to serve.
• Meet with employers during Table Talk, a morning session where employers and students meet informally and share information. Employers may distribute brochures, newsletters and other organizational literature.
• Respond to employer job postings (resume requests) for internships (volunteer or paid), fellowships, and entry level positions. This service is available throughout the school year at the MPILCC site to students registered for the MPILCC.
Registration and Fees – The University of Akron School of Law will pay the $300 NON-REFUNDABLE registration fee for all interested students to attend the MPILCC IF we have enough student interest to justify the cost. ANY INTERESTED STUDENTS MUST RSVP TO THE CAREER PLANNING AND PLACEMENT OFFICE BY FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28. Please declare your intention to attend the MPILCC by emailing We will notify all interested students once we determine if the registration fee will be paid by the CPPO. Please note, students will be responsible for their own travel, hotel, and miscellaneous expenses.

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