SELS Volunteers Needed: Summit Special Olympics Athletic Club

The Sports and Entertainment Law Society is looking for volunteers to help out at the Booke McMahan Memorial Swim Meet hosted by the Summit Special Olympics Athletic Club. The swim meet will be held at the University of Akron Ocasek Natatorium on Saturday November 15, 2014. Volunteers will earn general community service credit. If you are interested in volunteering, or would like more information please contact SELS President Lindsie Everett at sels.akronlaw@gmail.com by Friday, November 7, 2014.

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Earn community service hours

Earn community service hours: Law students needed to work as student ambassadors at the 3rd Annual Judge Bell Trial Advocacy Program on Oct. 30 and 31. There are three times to choose from: Oct. 30 from 7:00 am – 9:45 am; Oct. 30 from 11:30 am – 4:30 pm; and Oct. 31 from 7:00 am – 1:00 pm. The program will take place at the federal courthouse here in Akron. Student ambassadors will assist the Law School Office of Strategic Initiatives in various duties ensuring that the program operates smoothly. The Judge Bell Trial Advocacy Program is attended by various state and federal judges as well as many local experienced attorneys. Don’t miss out on this great networking opportunity! To sign up, please contact Shannon Aupperle at sfauppe@uakron.edu or 330.972.7988.

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Student Ambassadors wanted for Judge Bell Program on Oct. 30th and 31st.

Earn community service hours: Law students needed to work as student ambassadors at the 3rd Annual Judge Bell Trial Advocacy Program on Oct. 30 and 31. There are three times to choose from: Oct. 30 from 7:00 am – 9:45 am; Oct. 30 from 11:30 am – 4:30 pm; and Oct. 31 from 7:00 am – 1:00 pm. The program will take place at the federal courthouse here in Akron. Student ambassadors will assist the Law School Office of Strategic Initiatives in various duties ensuring that the program operates smoothly. The Judge Bell Trial Advocacy Program is attended by various state and federal judges as well as many local experienced attorneys. Don’t miss out on this great networking opportunity! To sign up, please contact Shannon Aupperle at sfauppe@uakron.edu or 330.972.7988.

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CQE Clinic Volunteer Training – Friday, October 24, 4:00 pm

Our next free Certificate of Qualification for Employment (CQE) clinic is Saturday, October 25th! We’re very excited to be providing opportunities for ex-offenders in Summit County to take a step toward gaining employment and independence!

We are looking for students to volunteer from 9:45a-12:45p on Saturday, October 25th. The clinic will be held at Arlington Church of God, 539 S. Arlington St, Akron, OH 44306. The time you volunteer can be applied toward your graduation requirement as pro bono limited means hours.

There will be a volunteer training on Friday, October 24th, 4:00-5:30pm at the law school. The time you’re at training will count toward your pro bono limited means hours as well.

If you’re interested in volunteering or have any questions, please e-mail Sarah at smw87@zips.uakron.edu. You can also learn more about the clinic at our website: http://www.uakron.edu/law/clinical/cqe-clinic.dot.

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Pro Bono Opportunity for students!

The Summit County Juvenile Court is seeking a few law students to volunteer at the court on Wednesdays from 1pm to 4pm beginning as soon as possible. The opportunity would allow students to work closely with attorneys who are assessing the Juvenile Court’s jurisdiction over custody requests, and to assist in completing pro se pleadings and other forms. Volunteers will earn pro bono hours toward your graduation requirement. Interested students should send a resume to Director Benedict O’Brien: ab139@uakron.edu ASAP. Thank you.

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