Law Alumni Awards Breakfast

You are cordially invited to attend the Akron Law Alumni Award Breakfast on Friday, May 18th at the Jean Hower Taber Student Union Ballroom (3rd floor).    Breakfast begins at 7 a.m. with the program starting at 7:30 a.m.

The first 16 students to RSVP will receive complimentary admission thanks to the generous donation of a friend of Akron Law.

Free Movie Event

In celebration of Law Week, the Akron Municipal Court, the Akron Bar Association and the Akron-Summit County Public Library invite you to see Marshall, starring Chadwick Boseman, on Tuesday, May 8th at 5:00pm at the Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 S. High Street, Akron.  For FREE tickets, visit or email For more information, visit


Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys Diversity Scholarship

OACTA’s annual Law Student Diversity Scholarship program is open to incoming second and third-year African American, Hispanic, Asian, Pan Asian and Native American students enrolled at Ohio law schools.
Incoming second and third-year female law students enrolled at Ohio law schools are also eligible regardless of race or ethnicity. Other criteria for the scholarship include:

-Academic achievement in law school;
-Professional interest in civil defense practice; and
-Service to community and to the cause of diversity.

Up to two (2) scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each will be awarded to successful applicants. Applicants are required to submit an application, law school transcript and a cover letter addressing the following: academic, personal and professional accomplishments, and why they should be selected as a recipient of the scholarship. Applicants may submit up to three letters of recommendation.

The deadline for completed applications and all other requested materials has been extended to May 11, 2018.

Winners will be announced in June and recognized at the OACTA Annual Meeting in November.

Application materials and additional information can be found on the OACTA website: