The Expungement Clinic has volunteer opportunities available this summer.
The Expungment Clinic assists low-income residents of the City of Akron seal their criminal records.Law students interview the clients, conduct the research, and prepare and file the necessary documents. Students with a legal intern certificate represent clients in court under the supervision of the clinic attorney. Intern certified students have the opportunity to represent clients in the Summit County Court of Common Pleas, Akron Municipal Court, Barberton Municipal Court and Stow Municipal Court. Students have also represented clients in Medina, Portage and Wayne County Courts of Common Pleas. Students also conduct community presentations on expungment law.
Students interested in volunteering with the clinic should email their resume and cover letter to the Program Director Attorney Aviva Wilcher at ALW61@UAkron.Edu.
Aviva L. Wilcher, Esq.