U.S. Attorney’s Office in Cleveland Seeks Fall Extern

Cleveland, OH – Fall Semester Externship — U.S. Attorney’s Office  RESUME COLLECTION

AkronLawJobs No. 8299 Overview: Seeking students to work in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Human Resources Division during the fall semester 2017.

Duties:  Law clerks can expect to research and write motions in pending cases; to research legal issues for indictments and investigations; to assemble exhibits for trial; and to observe hearings and trials of cases on which they are working or in which they are interested.

Qualifications:  2L

How to apply:  Send your cover letter and resume to Dean O’Brien at ab139@uakron.edu

Deadline: May 22, 2017

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Paid Law Clerk Position – Cleveland Metroparks

Cleveland, OH – Law Clerk – Cleveland Metroparks

AkronLawJobs No. 8262 Overview:  The Law Clerk internship is a unique one-year, paid, part-time opportunity to work closely in an in-house position with the Legal Department, the Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, and the Director of Human Resources gaining valuable experience in multiple areas of civil and criminal law.

Duties: The Law Clerk will engage in research and writing legal memoranda on various topics, review documents, assist with the preparation of criminal hearings and trials, attend court hearings, provide general office and administrative duties, including updating files and records, and calendaring and tracking deadlines. Research and write memorandum or policies on a wide range of issues. Review and/or draft contracts and contract amendments. Assist with the preparation of criminal hearings and trials. Attend court hearings, pre-trials, and trials. Assist in processing Public Records Requests and Worker’s Compensation matters. Lend support in procurement process including, but not limited to, drafting of Request for Proposals, Requests for Qualifications, Requests for Information and bidding documents. Maintains and analyzes federal, state and local legislation affecting Cleveland Metroparks. Provides training and development activities to Cleveland Metroparks staff, as required. Provide general office and administrative duties, including updating files and records, and calendaring and tracking deadlines. Performs related duties as assigned or apparent.

Qualifications: Must be a law student currently enrolled in an accredited law school within the United States. Must have a good driving record (less than six (6) active points on driving records at the application stage of the hiring process) and possess a valid Ohio driver’s license. Ability to speak and write clearly, concisely and persuasively using correct grammar, spelling and punctuation with ability to communicate one-on-one or in group settings. Ability to perform work with a high degree of accuracy and organization. Strong business acumen, including problem solving, vision, ability to manage multiple programs and meet deadlines, collaboration, leadership, decision making and ability to analyze diverse facts and develop clear and concise reports and recommendations. Ability to work cooperatively with others. Proficiency in Westlaw, traditional web search databases such as Google, and software programs including all Microsoft Office programs. Mature professional attitude and considerable discretion, including ability to manage confidential information. Ability to perform with considerable independence and initiative.

How to apply: Apply online at https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1151751&d=ExternalCareerSite#/  See online application for specific document requirements.

Deadline: May 17, 2017


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Law Clerk opening with Gervelis & Harlan

Canfield, OH – Summer 2017 Law Clerk – Gervelis & Harlan Law Firm

AkronLawJob No. 8177 Overview: Gervelis & Harlan Law Firm, a Northeast Ohio regional law firm based out of Canfield, Ohio, seeks a full-time summer law clerk for our practice, which is limited to plaintiff personal injury.
Qualifications:  1L and 2L. Strong research and writing skills. Demonstrated interest in trial advocacy, interpersonal and negotiation skills, and a desire to work in the Mahoning Valley.

How to apply:  Send your resume and cover letter to lawcareerplanning@uakron.edu.  Subject line must read:  Summer 2017 Gervelis & Harlan Law Firm.

Deadline:  April 17, 2017

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Ohio Attorney General Externship for Summer

Cleveland, OH – Externship – Ohio Attorney General

In the Cleveland Regional Office, we represent 17 sections of the Ohio Attorney General’s Office; have 45 attorneys and an office total of approximately 80-85 persons.  We operate our Regional Intern/Extern Program by a representative committee and give the students a comprehensive experience.  We have two mentors (male and female), a writing coach, external events coordinators and generational diversity.  Students may have the opportunity to work with different attorneys in various sections.  We are litigation-intensive and the students will write motions, memos and briefs, attend depositions and court hearings and learn to network and enhance their collegial and professional skills in an open, gracious and warm environment in Cleveland.  We also partner with county and federal court systems for “Court Week” where our interns shadow judges and learn the reasoning and rationale behind court decisions.  These are just a few of the planned activities for our Externs.

The work and skills, professionalism and progress of our Law Clerks are monitored closely by our committee.  We are firm when we have to be—our mentors correct when needed.  Overall, we have a helpful office to those learning the ropes—many attorneys don’t hesitate to reach out, cultivate, support and teach—and we take our roles seriously.

How to apply: Interested students should submit their resume to Alisa Benedict O’Brien: ab139@uakron.edu for consideration. Put “Ohio Attorney General– Summer Externship Application” in the subject line.

This is an unpaid position but you may earn externship credit (please contact Asst. Dean O’Brien), or you may apply for funding through the Public Interest Stipend. Application and Guidelines can be found here: http://www.uakron.edu/law/curriculum/extern-register.dot.  The deadline is April 10th to apply for the stipend.

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Associate Attorney Position Opportunity for 3L

Wooster, OH – Associate Attorney – Logee, Hostetler, Stutzman & Lehman LLC

AkronLawJobs No. 8201 Overview: Established Wooster, Ohio law firm is seeking a full-time attorney to work primarily in the areas of estate planning, and probate and trust administration. Must have excellent academic credentials, a demonstrated work ethic, strong oral and written communication skills, and be willing to live and work in the community.

Qualifications: 3L or recent grad.  While some experience is preferred, willing to consider new graduate with successful completion of Ohio bar examination

How to apply: Send your resume, cover letter, writing sample, and transcript to Morris Stutzman at mstutzman@lhslaw.com


Deadline: April 30, 2017


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