Post-Grad Fellowship with Cleveland Legal Aid (3Ls and 4Ls eligible)

Cleveland, OH – 2017- 2019 Post Graduate Fellowship – Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
AkronLawJobs No. 7598 Overview: The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland (Legal Aid) seeks interested 3rd year law school students or outgoing judicial law clerks for 2017 -2019 post-graduate fellowship applications. Legal Aid is especially seeking applicants with an interest in any area of civil law that helps low-income and vulnerable people. The applicant selected will have Legal Aid’s support as a “host organization” for the Skadden Fellowship, the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation Justice for All Fellowship, and/or the Equal Justice Works Fellowship applications. This call is for interested fellowship applicants only, and selection does not guarantee a job at Legal
Qualification: Applicants must be graduating from law school in 2017, or finishing a judicial clerkship in 2017. Individuals must have a commitment to public service for low-income persons. Experience working with low-income clients, knowledge of poverty law and fluency in Spanish are a plus. In addition, applicants should demonstrate the following:
• Anticipate taking the Ohio Bar Exam in 2017, or already be barred in Ohio.
• Appreciation for and experience with diverse cultures and communities
• Excellent legal writing, research and advocacy skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Ability to work independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team
• Willingness to take initiative and problem-solve
How to apply: Qualified candidates should submit a two page cover letter explaining briefly the ideal fellowship project focused on any area of civil legal aid, resume and writing sample to careers@lasclev.org listing “Fellowship Application Inquiry” in the subject line of the email.
Deadline: September 7, 2016.

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3L or Recent Grad Opportunity with Immigration Firm in CLE

Cleveland, OH – Legal Writer – Margaret M. Wong & Associates Co. LPA
AkronLawJobs No. 7593 Overview: Seeking a 3L or recent grad for legal writing.
Duties: Extremely active NE Ohio law firm looking for enthusiastic 3rd year law student or law school graduate who can work as a legal writer. Full or part time.
Qualifications: 3L or recent grad
How to apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to Joyce Graham, joyce@imwong.com
Deadline: September 15, 2016

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Deadline Extended for OCI with Medley, Behrens + Lewis!

On-campus interview with Medley, Behrens, + Lewis – September 13, 2016
Medley, Behrens + Lewis, LLC, Cleveland, Ohio
Class Required: 2L
Submit: Resume via email to lawcareerplanning@uakron.edu (not via Symplicity)
Required: Technical Background, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science preferred.
Prefer: Top 50% rank
Deadline extended to August 31st at 5:00 PM

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Deadline for OCI with Medley Behrens is 8/24 at 5PM!

Medley, Behrens & Lewis LLC Summer Associate Program – Cleveland
Qualifications: 2L, Technical Background preferred; Top 50% rank preferred.
Must apply on Symplicity under “OCI” tab.

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Law Clerk Opening with Youngstown Firm

Youngstown/Boardman, OH – Law Clerk – Lynn Maro, Esq.
AkronLawJobs No. 7586 Overview: Seeking a part-time law clerk.
Duties: Looking for law clerk for 3 attorneys who practice primarily in Mahoning, Columbiana and Trumbull Counties. Our practices are primarily criminal defense and family law with some civil litigation. Law clerk will assist in all aspect of cases from death penalty cases to traffic offenses; from custody and divorce to juvenile court proceedings.
Qualifications: Top third of class preferred 2L, 3L or recent grad
How to apply: Send your resume and cover letter to Lynn Maro @ schoejlka@aol.com
Deadline: September 23, 2016

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