Join The Office of Student Services and Student Organizations for the Law Student Welcome Party for Dean Wilson and the Law Student Organization Fair!

Kick-Off the Year with FOOD, FUN AND PRIZES!!

Meet our new dean – meet all of our Student Organization Leaders – Signup for a Student Organization!!

This is your time to become an active member of our student life!!

Where: Law School Atrium
Time: 5:00pm – 6:30pm

Who’s got the most SPIRIT!!! The class with the most students attending Spirit Week events enjoy bragging rights and a trophy which will be displayed in the Student Cafeteria!!!

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TONIGHT! Substance Abuse Lecture, Tuesday, September 16, 2014 – One-Hour Required by Ohio Bar

The University of Akron School of Law
Substance Abuse Lecture

All students are REQUIRED to take a one-hour substance abuse lecture before they are permitted to take the Bar Exam in the State of Ohio.

FREE substance abuse lectures are offered to the entire law student body (not just for graduating students) only ONCE during the fall semester and ONCE during the spring semester.

Please plan to attend the next Substance Abuse Lecture TONIGHT!!

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

5:15 p.m. to 6:20 p.m.

Room 165

No R.S.V.P. Necessary
Each Session Begins and Ends Promptly

Attorney Scott R. Mote,
Executive Director

Ohio Lawyers Assistance Program (OLAP)


A certificate from a law school or a continuing legal education sponsor, certifying that the applicant has received at least one hour of instruction on substance abuse, including causes, prevention, detection, and treatment alterna-tives. Substance abuse instruction that is provided by a continuing legal education sponsor qualifies under this section only if it has been accredited by the Commission on Continuing Legal Education as an approved sub-stance abuse activity under Gov. Bar R. X.

The next Substance Abuse Lecture will be offered:
Spring 2015

Contact Director, Student Services, Ivy K. Banks, Esq.

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16TH Annual Law Student Closing Argument Competition – WIN SCHOLARSHIP MONEY!!!!!

It’s that time of year again, and we are excited to announce the 16th Annual Law Student Closing Argument Competition. Attached please find a flier we would like you to immediately distribute to your 2nd and 3rd year law students who are interested in competing in a competition scheduled to take place Thursday, October 2, 2014, at the Cuyahoga County Courthouse.

IN 2013 – AKRON LAW WON 1ST, 2ND, AND 3RD PLACE!! Let’s keep the tradition going!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The event is sponsored by the Landskroner Foundation for Children, a child advocacy organization, which attempts to advance and protect the rights of children, further children’s issues and promote the good and welfare of children in need or at risk.
We are offering law students from your institution the opportunity to take part in our competition.

There are monetary scholarships for the top three place finishers, $750, $500, and $200 respectively.
Space is limited, do not delay.

16th Annual Law School Closing Argument Competition - Thursday October 2 2014

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Stressed?!?!? Join the University Community for ‘FREE’ Guided Meditation

Meditation unravels many positive qualities hidden within us. It brings forth dignity with cordiality and humility with firmness. It also brings creativity, intuition and clear communication skills.

Please join us for guided meditation sessions every Monday and Thursday this fall starting from Aug 28 through Dec 04 from 12:30-01:00 pm in Student Union Meeting Room 310 or Student Union Ballroom C 303 (only on Sept.09, Sept.25, Oct.09, Oct.16, Nov.06, Nov.13).

All faculty, staff and students are welcome. No prior training is required.

People of over 150 countries are practicing these meditations. Would you like to give it a try?

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Miss Dean Wilson’s Town Hall Meeting? Watch the Video

The video for the day and evening Town Hall sessions are available at the following links:

Day Session –

Evening Session –

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