Speech and Debate Team Judges Needed

The Copley High School Speech and Debate team is looking for individuals that are willing to judge at tournaments on Saturday’s.  Copley is about a 15 minute drive from campus.  This is a great way to see future lawyers in action.  If interested, please email head coach, Shannon Rote at Shannon.Rote@Copley-Fairlawn.org  The schedule for the season is below.  You can volunteer for any or all of the sessions.  You can receive general community service hours towards your pro bono hours.

2017-2018 Speech and Debate Team Schedule

21                         Carrollton                                 Novice
28                        GlenOak(Novice)                    All Events

4                           Perry                                         All Events
11                          Wadsworth                              All Events
18                         COPLEY                                   All Events

2                           Stow                                         All Events
9                          Vermilion                                All Events
15 & 16                GlenOak                                  LD/PF/Congress
16                         McKinley                                 IE/Congress (power)

6                           Hoover                                     All Events
12 & 13                Sylvania                                   Selected Members
13                         Berea                                        All Events
20                        Wooster                                   All Events (power)
27                         Norton                                     All Events

3                           Littles-Wooster                        All Events
10 (snow date)   Littles-Wooster                       All Events
16 & 17                 Bigs-Perry                                All Events

2-3                        State Finals-(Sylvania)
24                         Elms                                        District Congress

*Schedule is subject to Change**
IE= Individual Events
LD= Lincoln-Douglas Debate
PF= Public Forum Debate
SC= Student Congress Debate


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Reminder! Summer Pro Bono Hours due Fri. 9/29!

All – please log all of your summer pro bono and community services hours on Symplicity/AkronLawJobs by this Friday, September 29th. Hours logged after that date will not be counted. For further details or required forms, please visit: http://uakron.edu/law/current-students/probono.dot or feel free to contact Dean O’Brien: ab139@uakron.edu or 330-972-8540.


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Pro Bono Limited Means opportunity!

The Volunteer Legal Services Program (VLSP) at Community Legal Aid is seeking a law student who is interested in volunteering with our Consumer projects; namely our Jerome L. Holub Bankruptcy project and our Peace of Mind Workshop.  Your responsibilities will likely include; reviewing bankruptcy applications, follow up information gathering phone calls, meeting with clients for fee and document collection meetings and reviewing creditor reports. We are asking for a commitment of 3-5 hours a week, once week.  Our offices are open Monday through Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm. Unfortunately we cannot accommodate evening or weekend volunteering.
Please email Carla Boyle Small at cboylesmall@communitylegalaid.org if you are interested. Thanks!

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*Expungement Clinic Seeking Student Volunteers*

*Expungement Clinic Seeking Student Volunteers*

The Expungement Clinic helps low-income Summit County residents seal the record of their criminal convictions.  A sealed record enables many people better access to jobs, housing, and volunteer opportunities.  Students will learn integral skills in the legal field including record searches, reading court dockets, completing applications to file with the court, and interviewing real clients.

Saturday August 26, 2017

8:00am- 12:00pm

The House of the Lord

1650 Diagonal Rd.

Akron, Ohio

All hours qualify as ProBono of Limited Means.

There will be a mandatory training session on Thursday August 24 from 4:00-5:00pm in the Law School Room 301.  You will need a laptop for training.  Interested students or questions please RSVP to Professor Heather Staab at hstaab@uakron.edu.


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Spring Pro Bono Hours due June 30th!

As a reminder, please note that all pro bono and community service hours completed during the spring semester must be reported on Symplicity/AkronLawJobs no later than June 30th. For more instructions, or to obtain a copy of the certificate of supervisor form, please visit: http://www.uakron.edu/law/current-students/probono.dot 

Feel free to contact Dean O’Brien with any questions: ab139@uakron.edu.

If you need your Symplicity account reset, please contact Debbie Casey: dcasey1@uakron.edu


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