Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship and Summer Associate Position

The 2019 Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship application is now available!  Diverse students who complete their first year of law school by June 2018 are eligible to apply. We will award scholarships to three diverse rising 2Ls for the summer of 2019. Recipients will be awarded a six-week, salaried 2L Summer Associate position in one of our Firm’s offices. Prior to their third year of law school, each award recipient will also receive $10,000.00 to help defray the cost of law school tuition and related expenses.

For complete eligibility criteria, instructions, and to apply for the Scholarship Program please visit:

 Please direct all questions about our 2019 Diversity Scholarship to Helen Beasley at

Fall externship with US Attorney’s Office!

Cleveland, OH – Fall 2018 Externship – U.S. Attorney’s Office

AkronLawJobs No. 9287 Overview: Seeking students to work in the U.S. Attorney’s Office during the Fall semester 2018.

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 trials; and To observe hearings and trials of cases on which they are working or in which they are interested.

Qualifications: 1L (rising to 2L for the Fall 2018 semester).

How to Apply: Send your resume to  Subject line MUST read:  Fall 2018 Externship – U.S. Attorney’s Office

Deadline:  May 14, 2018

Part-time internship – Ashton & Wartko (Akron)

Akron, OH – Intern – Part-time – Ashton & Wartko, LLC

AkronLawJobs No. 9318 Overview: Small family law and criminal defense firm is seeking an intern for the following part-time position.

Duties:  Assistance with drafting legal documents, file maintenance, office assistance and court observation. Should be available for a few hours on Mondays and/or Fridays. Scheduling is flexible.

Qualifications: 1L or 2L

How to apply: E-mail your resume and cover letter to Amber Crowe at Deadline:  May 18, 2018

Volunteer with Baker Hostetler this summer!

BakerHostetler is seeking law-students to act as witnesses in its national mock trial training program for the firm’s associates. The program takes place in Cleveland at the Westin Hotel on Monday, June 11th from 3:30
pm to 5:30 pm, Tuesday, June 12th 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and Wednesday, June 13th from 8:00 am to 1:00pm. Student’s must be available for the entire program and will have an opportunity to meet and prepare with
BakerHostetler attorneys, as well as observe some of the firm’s trial training techniques. Participants will be paid $10 per hour. Contact Dee Driscole (, if interested.

Akron, OH – Summer 2018 Internship – Lawyer Referral & Information Services – Akron Bar Association


AkronLawJobs No. 9280 Overview: Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS)

The Lawyer Referral and Information Service Program connects the public with pre-screened attorneys in the legal specialization needed to fill the needs of potential clients.

The Intern’s role is to assist the LRIS Director by speaking directly with clients via the telephone, conducting intake interviews and recommending attorneys with the appropriate legal experience to resolve the clients’ legal needs. The intern will also provide administrative assistant support to the LRIS Director as needed.

Duties: Answers the telephone and conducts client intake; Maintains files of referral updates; Administration of end of the month reports; Confirms liability insurance coverage for all LRIS members; and Researches online court dockets for unreported referred cases. Will work ten (10) hours per week and will receive a $1,000 stipend at the conclusion of the Internship. Dates are May 28, 2018, through August 5, 2018. The incumbent can be reappointed for subsequent semesters.

Qualifications: 1L, 2L. Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to deal with clients of all demeanors. Knowledge of the Windows operating environment, Microsoft Office, and general database usage is required.

How to Apply:  E-mail to C. Allen Nichols, Executive Director at your Resume and Cover Letter detailing the skills and abilities that will help you succeed in this position.

Deadline:  This position is available until filled.