ATTENTION: ALL 2nd YEAR FULL-TIME & PART-TIME STUDENTS
If you plan to take the Ohio Bar Exam and have not already done so, your Application to Register as a Candidate for Admission to the Practice of Law must be RECEIVED in the Office of Bar Admissions at the Supreme Court of Ohio by November 15.
Please see http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/AttySvcs/admissions/calendar.asp for calendar of deadlines.
Also see http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/AttySvcs/admissions/admissionApps/default.asp to access that application.
Your required Ohio Bar Certificate of Dean (available on the application link above) must be submitted to Terri Bisesi in the law school dean’s office for processing. When your Certificate of Dean is returned, you will receive an official fingerprint card and instructions where to get fingerprinted.
These forms take time to process, so please submit in a timely fashion. Processing in our office and your submission to the bar (mailing time) need to be considered.
Do not delay!
Plan to take the bar in another state?
All State Bar Admission Offices
To get information about bar admission requirements or to apply for admission to the bar, contact the appropriate jurisdiction. Most jurisdictions have information available via their own websites found at http://www.ncbex.org/bar-admissions/offices.
Just like Ohio’s certificates, other state’s law school certificates must be submitted to the law school dean’s office, College Program Specialist Terri Bisesi for processing.Read More
Reminder: School of Law Halloween Party for Law Students, Faculty, Staff and KIDS!
Come One, Come All
FREE Food, Moonwalk Jumper, Face Painting , Games & Prizes
Thursday, October 24, 2013, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Law School Atrium and Student Lounge
NO RSVP Required
Visitor parking in Computer Center Lot 34 next to West Hall. No parking permit is required.
REMINDER: November 1st Deadline – Application to take the February 2014 Ohio Bar Exam
Attention students graduating in December and/or planning to take the February 2014 Ohio Bar Examination:
The Deadline for the Supreme Court of Ohio Office of Admissions to receive your Application to Take the Bar Examination is November 1, 2013.
A form required as part of the application packet is the Character Certificate, which must be signed by Dean of Students Carolyn Dessin. Please submit to Terri Bisesi at firstname.lastname@example.org for processing as soon as possible. We will notify you when form is ready for pick up. Thank you!
DO NOT DELAY!
Each form takes time to process.Read More
Lee Ann Ward, Director of Bar Admissions, The Supreme Court of Ohio
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 pm.
PURPOSE: If you are a first or second year law student, you are considering or definitely planning to sit for the Ohio bar exam, and you have NOT yet submitted your required preliminary bar application (“Application to Register as a Candidate” form), then you should absolutely plan to attend this FREE workshop. This program is open to all law students.
Topics addressed will include:
¨ The Ohio bar application process
¨ Character and Fitness (issues, problems, investigations)
¨ The level of scrutiny given to the bar applications
¨ Appropriate and thorough responses to the bar application questions
¨ DEADLINES! See: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/AttySvcs/admissions/calendar.asp
WARNING: Waiting until the drop-dead dates to file an application places you at risk of not getting to take the bar exam right after graduation.Read More
Our next free Certificate of Qualification for Employment (CQE) clinic is Saturday, October 19! 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 12:15-4:30p on Saturday, October 19. The clinic will be held at St. Paul Baptist Church, 1530 Virginia Ave., Akron. The time you volunteer can be applied toward your graduation requirement as pro bono limited means hours.
There will be a training on Friday, October 18, 5-6:15p at the law school for our volunteers. Exact location in the law school will be announced at a later date.
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 Lyndsey Lee at LLL35@zips.uakron.edu. You can also learn more about the clinic at our website: http://www.uakron.edu/law/clinical/cqe-clinic.dot.Read More