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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Upcoming Community Service of Limited Means opportunity

Join Professor Joann Sahl at a winter coat giveaway at Mason Community Learning Center on November 1, 2014, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Coats will be distributed to low-income Akron families. Mason Community Center is located at 700 East Exchange Avenue, Akron, OH 44306, http://old.akronschools.com/schools/home/index.dot?schId=10673. If you are interested, please e-mail Professor Joann Sahl, jsahl1@uakron.edu.

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Copley High School seeks volunteer judges – earn general community service hours

The Copley High School Speech and Debate team is looking for volunteer judges. Our schedule for the year is posted in this email. If anyone is interested in judging, please contact head coach Shannon Rote at Shannon.Rote@Copley-Fairlawn.org

Judges will listen to students debate on Saturdays. The tournaments start around 8:30 and last until about noon. Individuals will need to bring something to keep track of time in the rounds, paper or legal pad to flow the debate, and something to write with. No experience is needed, we will train you before you judge your first round.

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