Judicial Externships Available for the Spring Semester

Professor Spring has  unfilled externships for the Spring Semester with area trial and appellate judges.  Second and third year students in the top 40% are encouraged to apply by November 8th.  The externships are for credit and can be for either 2 credit hours (requiring 90 hours worked) or 3 credit hours (120 hours to be worked).  Please complete the Clinical Seminar Application Form and forward an updated resume to him by November 8th in order to be considered.  These positions offer great experience, valuable networking opportunities and are viewed favorably by prospective employers.

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CQE Clinic Tomorrow – Great Pro Bono (of Limited Means!) Opportunity for 1Ls

The Legal Clinic is seeking 2-3 volunteers to do intake at the CQE Clinic tomorrow at St. Paul Baptist Church (1350 Virginia Ave, Akron). The intake volunteers will be needed 12:15p-3:45p and don’t have to go through training to take advantage of this opportunity. By doing this, you’ll earn 3.5 pro bono limited means hours (the gold standard!). This also allows you the opportunity to interact with actual clients and see what the CQE clinics are all about.

Further, if you’re interested and wanted to stay until 4:30p you could earn an extra .75 pro bono hour and sit in with a trained volunteer while they assist a client. For more information about the clinic, visit their website: http://www.uakron.edu/law/clinical/cqe-clinic.dot.

Please e-mail Lyndsey (LLL35@zips.uakron.edu) if you’re interested in taking advantage of this great opportunity!

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LEGAL CLINIC ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR PAID POSITIONS

The University of Akron School of Law Legal Clinic will be hiring for paid positions open for the summer and next year, 2013.  The paid positions are as Directors of our Inmate Assistance Programs and as staff members for the Appellate Review Office.  All students are invited to apply, including first year students.  Persons chosen for these positions will be paid $7.85 per hour up to 20 hours per week during the school year and 30 hours per week during the summer.  Students must take credit courses during the summer to qualify for employment.

People interested in developing interviewing, research, and writing skills should apply.  Our Clinic graduates use their skills in civil and criminal contexts as Public Defenders,CountyProsecutors, Legal Aid lawyers, judicial law clerks, and civil practitioners.  We have a 100% employment rate within six months of graduation.

A cover letter and resume must be submitted to Maureen Davis no later than Friday, 19, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.  Please sign up for an interview time in the Legal Clinic when you submit your application.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Maureen Davis at 330-972-7751 or by e-mail, mdavis1@uakron.edu.

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LEGAL CLINIC ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR PAID POSITIONS

The University of Akron School of Law Legal Clinic will be hiring for paid positions open for the summer and next year, 2013.  The paid positions are as Directors of our Inmate Assistance Programs and as staff members for the Appellate Review Office.  All students are invited to apply, including first year students.  Persons chosen for these positions will be paid $7.85 per hour up to 20 hours per week during the school year and 30 hours per week during the summer.  Students must take credit courses during the summer to qualify for employment.

People interested in developing interviewing, research, and writing skills should apply.  Our Clinic graduates use their skills in civil and criminal contexts as Public Defenders,CountyProsecutors, Legal Aid lawyers, judicial law clerks, and civil practitioners.  We have a 100% employment rate within six months of graduation.

A cover letter and resume must be submitted to Maureen Davis no later than Friday, 19, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.  Please sign up for an interview time in the Legal Clinic when you submit your application.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Maureen Davis at 330-972-7751 or by e-mail, mdavis1@uakron.edu.

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Akron Law Expungement Clinic Seeks Volunteers

The Expungement Clinic assists low income residents of the City of Akron seal their criminal records. Volunteer law students assist clients throughout the entire process.  Intern certified law students have the opportunity to represent clients in various courts throughout Summit County.

Students interested in volunteering with the Expungement Clinic should email their resume to Program Director, Attorney Aviva L. Wilcher, at Aviva_Wilcher@SBCGlobal.Net .

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