Akron, OH – Summer 2018 Internship – Lawyer Referral & Information Services – Akron Bar Association


AkronLawJobs No. 9280 Overview: Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS)

The Lawyer Referral and Information Service Program connects the public with pre-screened attorneys in the legal specialization needed to fill the needs of potential clients.

The Intern’s role is to assist the LRIS Director by speaking directly with clients via the telephone, conducting intake interviews and recommending attorneys with the appropriate legal experience to resolve the clients’ legal needs. The intern will also provide administrative assistant support to the LRIS Director as needed.

Duties: Answers the telephone and conducts client intake; Maintains files of referral updates; Administration of end of the month reports; Confirms liability insurance coverage for all LRIS members; and Researches online court dockets for unreported referred cases. Will work ten (10) hours per week and will receive a $1,000 stipend at the conclusion of the Internship. Dates are May 28, 2018, through August 5, 2018. The incumbent can be reappointed for subsequent semesters.

Qualifications: 1L, 2L. Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to deal with clients of all demeanors. Knowledge of the Windows operating environment, Microsoft Office, and general database usage is required.

How to Apply:  E-mail to C. Allen Nichols, Executive Director at callen@akronbar.org your Resume and Cover Letter detailing the skills and abilities that will help you succeed in this position.

Deadline:  This position is available until filled.