Akron Municipal Court seeks volunteers

Akron Municipal Court seeks law student volunteers to assist in Traffic Court with the license intervention program/driving suspension cases. Great way to earn your pro bono hours!

If interested, please email Asst. Dean O’Brien: ab139@uakron.edu.

Thank you!

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*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.

Please keep in mind we can only accept a limited amount of students for each clinic.

UPCOMING CLINIC:

Saturday May 20, 2017

8:00am- 12:00pm

AMHA Reach Opportunity Center

Akron, Ohio

All hours qualify as ProBono Limited Means.

There will be a mandatory training session.  We will schedule the training the week of May 15-19 once we receive feedback from volunteers.  Please indicate your availability for training in the email.  The training will last 45-60 minutes.  Interested students or questions please RSVP to Professor Heather Staab at hstaab@uakron.edu.

THANK YOU!

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Stark County Bar Young Lawyers’ Event

The Stark County Bar Young Lawyers Committee is seeking law student volunteers to help with their upcoming BARcentennial event.

When: May 12th, beginning at 5PM (volunteers will be asked to arrive a little bit before 5PM)

Where: Event begins at Bender’s in Canton

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Attorney Rod Moore: RMoore@bmsa.com

You can earn volunteer hours AND network with local attorneys!!!

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*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 filing paperwork with the court, interviewing real clients, and communicating with clients both through the mail and over the phone. Students who are eligible for a legal intern certificate will have ample opportunities to appear in court and present an oral argument.
Please keep in mind we can only accept a limited amount of students for each clinic.

UPCOMING CLINIC:

Saturday April 22, 2017

8:00am- 12:00pm

Woodland United Methodist Church

Akron, Ohio

All hours qualify as Pro Bono Limited Means.

There will be a mandatory training session.  We will schedule the training the week of April 17-21, once we receive feedback from volunteers.  Please indicate your availability for training in the email.  The training will last 45-60 minutes.  Interested students or questions please RSVP to Professor Heather Staab at hstaab@uakron.edu.

THANK YOU!

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Reminder: Fall Community Service/Pro Bono hours due 1/31

Please remember to log all of your community service and pro bono hours from the fall semester on Symplicity/AkronLawJobs no later than 5PM on Tuesday, January 31st.

Please visit http://www.uakron.edu/law/current-students/probono.dot for details, forms, or further directions, or you can contact Professor Joann Sahl or Asst. Dean Alisa O’Brien.

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