Tuesday, April 9, 2013
12:20 – 1:10 p.m. in Room 134 - Careers in Court Administration: Elizabeth Stephenson, Esq., Court Administrator, Tuscarawas County Court of Common Pleas and Judith Dzigeil, Esq., Court Administrator, New Philadelphia Municipal Court, will be here to speak about their careers and offer advice to students interested in careers in the courts. Food will be served to those who attend.
3:30 – 4 p.m. – Student meet and greet with members of the Akron Law Alumni Association Board. In room 134. A casual opportunity for you to meet and network with area attorneys and ask any questions you might have. RSVP to Lia Evans at email@example.com.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 12:20 and 5:15 p.m. in Room 152 - How to Succeed in your Summer Job. EVENT CANCELED The Career Planning staff and several upper class students will speak about their summer experiences and what it takes to make a good impression and get the most of your summer experiences. If you are working anywhere this summer, you won’t want to miss this presentation. We will also have valuable handouts for those who attend.
Akron, OH – Litigation Intern – Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
AkronLawJobs No. 4398 – Description: Assist in-house attorneys in managing all aspects of high volume product liability litigation including factual investigation and analysis, discovery, research, file management, and interaction with employees and outside counsel. Strong written and oral communication skills and sensitivity to confidentiality issues is required. Demonstrated interest in litigation, product liability, or trail preparation is preferred. Familiarity with Mircrosoft Office Suite and Windows 7. The ideal candidate will be a 1L or 2L. If you are interested in applying, please submit your resume and cover letter to Kristina Floyd (firstname.lastname@example.org) in the CPPO by April 15, 2013. You can address your letter to Ms. Lori Sullivan but please do not contact the company directly.
Canton/Akron, OH: AkronLawJobs No. 4408: Tzangas Plakas Mannos (http://www.lawlion.com/) seeks several law clerks for the summer of 2013. Will consider first and second year full time students and second and third year evening students. Top 1/3 of class preferred. If interested, submit cover letter (addressed to Maria C. Klutinoty Edwards, Esq.) and resume (with class rank and GPA) by Wednesday, April 10 at 12 noon to Kristina Floyd in the Career Planning Office at email@example.com. DO NOT CONTACT THE FIRM DIRECTLY.
Tuesday, April 2 from 4 – 5 p.m. in Room 166 (Faculty/Staff Lounge) — OSBA Alumni in Residence Program: From Law Student to Lawyer and Everything in Between. This informal conversation will allow you to meet, ask question and talk with experienced practitioners about obtaining the legal employment you want, problems regularly faced by lawyers, practice pointers, and whatever else is on your mind. Refreshments will be provided. Space is limited to registration is required. RSVP to Kristina Floyd in the CPPO at firstname.lastname@example.org.Read More
Tuesday, April 2 from 4 – 5 p.m. in Room 166 (Faculty/Staff Lounge) — OSBA Alumni in Residence Program: From Law Student to Lawyer and Everything in Between. This informal conversation will allow you to meet, ask question and talk with experienced practitioners about obtaining the legal employment you want, problems regularly faced by lawyers, practice pointers, and whatever else is on your mind. Refreshments will be provided. Space is limited to registration is required. RSVP to Kristina Floyd in the CPPO at email@example.com.
Thursday, April 4 from 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. in West Hall Room 210– The Ohio Chapter of the Legal Marketing Association presents: Nuts and Bolts of a Law Firm. Learn about marketing, business development, client services and practice development. These are all skills that new attorneys are expected to know, but that law firms won’t teach you! RSVP to Kristina Floyd in the CPPO at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Space is limited for both programs so reserve your spot today!Read More
THE DAVID D. DOWD, SR. MEMORIAL AWARD
SUMMER JOB PLACEMENT AWARD
APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 6, 2012
$2000.00 minimum to one upper class law student
Must work 20 hours per week for not less than 10 weeks
The School of Law is accepting applications for the David D. Dowd Sr. Memorial Award. Named in tribute to a distinguished attorney dedicated to public service and created by Judge David D. Dowd, Jr. upon the 25th anniversary of his service in the federal judiciary, the purpose of the Dowd Award is to promote a commitment to public service for all lawyers. Dowd Awards are directed to Akron Law students interested in seeking professional careers in public service following graduation.
To be eligible, you must:
- Complete your second year by Spring of 2013
- Show a commitment to public service
- Be capable of working 20 hours per week during the summer of 2013 for minimum of ten weeks in a public service position
- Be committed to working in a public setting upon graduation
Placements this summer – in order of preference:
1st Preference: The Summit County Prosecutor’s Office, The Stark County Prosecutor’s Office, The Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office; law departments for Akron, Canton, Massillon; and Public Defender’s Offices in Summit and Stark counties.
2nd Preference: The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio or the Public Defender’s Office for the District
3rd Preference: Other prosecutors’ or law directors’ offices
4th Preference: Other not already listed public service agencies
The student will be expected to work 20 hours per week for not less than 10 weeks.
If you are interested in being considered for this award, please submit a cover letter and resume to Kristina Floyd in the Career Planning Office at email@example.com or by hard copy by April 1, 2013. Students must arrange for their own placements with one of the organizations listed above before submitting their applications. Students in the upper 30% of the class will be given preference. Students should list short and long term goals, and explain why the student wishes to work in a particular office, as noted above. A committee will review applications and a student will be selected before the spring term is over.Read More