2L Deadline to apply for Summer 2016 Position with Brennan, Manna and Diamond – deadline is Tuesday, July 7th!

Brennan, Manna, and Diamond’s Akron Office seeks competitive 2L students to participate in the firm’s exciting summer 2016 associate program. BMD will be on campus to interview selected students on July 27th. Deadline to apply is July 7th by 3:00 PM! Applications currently being accepted on Symplicity/AkronLawJobs.

Classes: 2L
Submit: Resume, Cover Letter, Law Transcripts, Writing Sample
Criteria: Top 15% preferred.

If you have any questions, please contact Career Planning.

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Summit County Probate Court Judicial Intern/Law Clerk (paid position)

Summit County Probate Court Judicial Intern/Law Clerk

The Summit County Probate Court is seeking candidates to apply for a judicial internship with the Court for Fall Semester. Applicants should have at least a “B” average and have excellent research and writing skills. Applicants who have completed Civil Procedure are preferred. The judicial intern will work closely with the Judge on civil cases and various magistrates on other assignments as needed. This is a part-time paid position with flexible hours to accommodate law school schedules. Interested applicants should submit a resume and writing sample to:

Niki Walker, Magistrate
Summit County Probate Court
209 S. High Street
Akron, Ohio 44308

We accept electronic submissions using the email address provided.

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Law Clerk/Bailiff Position in Stark County

Canton, OH – Law Clerk/ Bailiff to Hon. Jim D. James, Stark County Common Pleas Court, Family Court Division

AkronLawJobs No. 6589 Overview: Manage Judge James’ courtroom, calling docket, witnesses, attorneys;  legal research, legal writing; docket management; coordinating with security and occasional jury management. Judge utilizes law students for this position to give employees legal training and experience

Salary/ Benefits:  $31,000/ health care, sick leave, vacation and PERS

How to apply: Send Resume and Cover Letter by email or hard copy to Court

Peggie Conner, Judicial Assistant

Email Address:  PKConner@starkcountyohio.gov

Stark County Family Court

Judge Jim D. James

110 Central Plaza S.  Suite 601

Canton, Ohio  44702

Deadline: July 13, 2015

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Akron Law Legal Clinic Research Assistant Position – deadline approaching!

Akron, OH – Akron Legal Clinic Research Assistant – The University of Akron Legal Clinic

AkronLawJobs No. 6579 Overview: The University of Akron Legal Clinic is hiring a part-time student for up to 10 hours per week. The position will be through December 2015. The student will be conducting a statewide survey of CQE (Certificate of Qualification of Employment) recipients. The student will also draft a report of the survey results for the Ohio Legislature and the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction.  The selected student will also be asked to volunteer 5 hours per week in the Clemency Project to screen new clemency clients.

How to apply: If you are interested in the position, please e-mail your resume to Professor Joann Sahl, jsahl1@uakron.edu by Thursday, July 2, 2015. Any questions should be directed to Professor Joann Sahl.

Deadline: July 2, 2015                       

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Probate Court Law Clerk Opening – Wayne County – deadline July 1st

The Wayne County Probate Court is seeking to fill an immediate opening for Law Clerk.
Under the supervision of the Judge, the Law Clerk performs legal research and writing, communicates with the public, attorneys, court staff, law enforcement, social services, and other government agencies and litigants (“Court Users”) in person, by telephone and by written communication, reviews case files for accuracy prior to sending files to the Judge, receives pleadings and other documents, computerized, digitized or microfilmed records of the court cases, and performs related work on guardianship, adoption, civil action, and other case types as assigned. Responsible for researching law sources such as statutes, ordinances, judicial decisions, legal articles, etc. Preparing legal documents such as orders, entries, opinions, and pleadings, for review, approval, and use by the Judge/Magistrates. May be responsible to assist in the development of processes to comport with guardianship laws and be willing to train Court Users on the same. May receive, disburse, and accurately account for public funds in the form of fines, court costs and fees.
1. Completion of one year of Law School and currently enrolled, or a law school graduate;
2. Knowledge of principles and practices of the legal system, particularly of civil procedure;
3. Knowledge and experience conducting legal research, particularly using Westlaw;
4. Knowledge of the types and methods of preparation of legal documents and experience with legal writing;
5. Paralegal certificate or top 50% of class preferred, or a J.D.;
6. Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions properly the first time and consistently thereafter;
7. Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing;
8. Ability to effectively and sensitively handle communications with court users;
9. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with attorneys, Court Users, and Court personnel;
10. Fluency with Microsoft Office, Outlook, Exchange, and database/spreadsheet usage.
Status: Full or part time; the Court will develop a schedule with the proper candidate.
Hourly Rate: $10.66-$14.35 per hour, commensurate with experience. Benefits available with full time employment (>30 hours per week).
Physical and Sensory Requirements: With or without reasonable accommodation, the law clerk must be able to operate a computer, telephone, office machines, and must be able to move intermittently throughout the day.
Applications: Submit a resume in writing by regular U.S. Mail, with cover letter, which must be received on or before July 1, 2015, to the Wayne County Probate and Juvenile Court, Attn: Law Clerk Position, 107 W. Liberty Street, Wooster, Ohio 44691. You must complete a Wayne County Employment Application and submit it with your resume in order to be considered for the position of Law Clerk.
Wayne County Employment Application (required submission with all employment opportunities) may be found here: http://www.wayneohio.org/employment-opportunities. All positions in the Juvenile and Probate Court are at-will. No telephone inquiries, please. Applicants will be notified if selected for an interview.


Filing Deadline: July 1, 2015

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