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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Clinical Externships Still Available

There are still for-credit externships available through the Clinical Seminar courses for the Fall Semester with Federal, Common Pleas, Municipal, Domestic Relations and Probate Court judges.  There are also positions open with various Prosecutor’s offices, Legal Aid, the Public Defender as well as with some nonprofits.  Those students interested in placement should complete the application and forward it to Professor Spring at gspring@uakron.edu by August 6, 2012.   A student must work 90 hours to obtain 2 hours of credit and 120 hours for 3 credit hours.

Clinical Seminar Application Form

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The Expungement Clinic has volunteer opportunities available this summer

The Expungement Clinic has volunteer opportunities available this summer.

The Expungment Clinic assists low-income residents of the City of Akron seal their criminal records.Law students interview the clients, conduct the research, and prepare and file the necessary documents. Students with a legal intern certificate represent clients in court under the supervision of the clinic attorney. Intern certified students have the opportunity to represent clients in the Summit County Court of Common Pleas, Akron Municipal Court, Barberton Municipal Court and Stow Municipal Court. Students have also represented clients in Medina, Portage and Wayne County Courts of Common Pleas. Students also conduct community presentations on expungment law.

Students interested in volunteering with the clinic should email their resume and cover letter to the Program Director Attorney Aviva Wilcher at ALW61@UAkron.Edu.

Thanks,

Aviva L. Wilcher, Esq.

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TODAY is the Application Deadline for Summer Clinic Positions

FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012 is the deadline for applications for paid Clinic positions starting in May. Please apply in the Legal Clinic.

A cover letter and resume must be submitted to Professor Carro no later than Friday, March 30, 2012 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 Professor Carro at 330-972-7751 or by e-mail, carro1@uakron.edu.

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