Akron Law and Leadership Students win LLI Mock Trial Competition

Akron LLI students traveled to Columbus on March 21, 2015 to compete in the annual statewide LLI mock trial competition. Akron students, Bree Chambers, Deborah Eshun, Khamiyia Fields, Jaden Hescht, Sean Jefferys, Marissa Mariner, Marnetta Singleton and Marion Wilson took home the first place trophy. Akron also won two best attorney awards, Deborah Eshun and Sean Jefferys, and a best witness award, Bree Chambers. The team is coached by attorneys William Dowling, Mark Hilkert and Orville Reed. Photos and more information about the event are available on the Law and Leadership website,www.lawandleadership.org.

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Financial Forensics Symposium – December 15, 2014

You are invited to join The University of Akron School of Law and the George W. Daverio School of Accountancy at The University of Akron for the Financial Forensics Symposium on December 15, 2014. We have planned an exciting event that is both educational and informative. Attend and learn about our new and exciting joint degree program: the JD/MSA in Financial Forensics.

Date: December 15, 2014
Location: The University of Akron, Student Union Ballroom
Time: 3:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Dress: Business casual

To register, complete the registration form at https://uacba.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0enSALNgj52qivb.

Please register by noon on December 8th. Registration, which includes dinner, is free for current UA students, as well as School of Law faculty.

Visit http://fraudmeeting.com for the agenda and further details.

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Akron Law Black Law Students Association Annual Banquet

The Akron Law Black Law Students Association will be holding their annual banquet April 5, 2014, at 6:30pm at the Quaker Square Inn. The theme for this year’s banquet is Empowerment, and the Speaker will be The Honorable Judge Jessica Price Smith from The Ohio Bankruptcy Court for The Northern District of Ohio.  Tickets are available for students for $35. Please contact Lauren Simmons at lds43@zips.uakron.edu for more information or to purchase tickets.

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Handouts from Judge Zouhary’s presentation available at Law School Main Office

On Wednesday, October 16, Akron Law hosted the Federal Bar Association meeting featuring Judge Jack Zouhary. Any students interested in reading Judge Zouhary’s article “Civil Litigatin is not an Oxymoron” may pick up a copy in the Law School main 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

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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