Canton and surrounding area – Volunteer – Court Angel – Stark County Probate Court
Overview: A guardian is an individual appointed by the Probate Court to protect, make decisions for, and act for a person with physical or mental disabilities. The person who needs a guardian is known as a ward. The purpose of the Court Angel Visitor Program is to provide the Court with a way to obtain current information about the wards and to verify that each is receiving good care. This information will assist the Court in making recommendations or orders for improvements, if necessary.
Duties: The Court Angel: Visits the ward’s residence, observes conditions, and talks with the ward about their needs; Talks to the guardian and any other caregivers; Uses a standard reporting form to record observations and make any recommendations; The visit may uncover specific needs, for example:
* The ward mentions that it has been well over a year since the last medical examination.* The guardian is an elderly parent who is now too frail to care for her mentally challenged adult child.
Court Angel Qualifications: Good listening and communication skills, friendliness, and common sense;
Willingness to use a standard case reporting form; Desire to see that persons with serious mental or physical disabilities receive good care.
Training and Support: Covers the guardianship process, ward’s rights, communicating with wards, what to look for on visits, and available community resources; Court Angels are provided support by the Probate Court staff; Follow-up training and quarterly meetings.
Time and Place: Suggested minimum time is one day per month; Court Angels pick up their assigned cases at the Court; Court Angels are encouraged to visit wards throughout Stark County; Court Angels may request different cases based upon location or if they feel other factors make the visit too difficult to complete. You will need to have a background check done AND be willing to volunteer for one year.
How to apply: Fill out the application, found HERE or pick one up in the Career Services Office, room 245. You will return the application to: Judge Dixie Park, Stark County Probate Court, Court Angel Volunteer Program, 110 Central Plaza South, Suite 501, Canton, OH 44702
Deadline: On-going. There is
always a need for Court Angels.
Akron, OH – Summer Legal Externship – Akron Children’s Hospital
Akron Children’s Hospital Legal Department provides a broad array of advice and services to Akron Children’s Hospital on corporate legal matters, including general contracting, corporate governance, corporate transactions, healthcare operations, healthcare compliance and risk management, general legal compliance advice, labor and employment, physician credentialing and discipline, intellectual property, IRB issues, education on medico-legal issues, and consultation on bio-ethical issues.
Duties: Will include the opportunity to become directly involved with the broad range of legal matters that affect Akron Children’s Hospital. The extern will have the opportunity to experience and research a wide range of topics, including employment law, real estate, healthcare regulatory matters (e.g. Stark, Anti-Kickback, EMTALA, and HIPAA), hospital policy and patient care issues. The extern will not work on any matters related to litigation.
Qualifications: Strong research and writing skills are required. Student must have a minimum 3.3 GPA. Students with a demonstrated interest in health law or in a general corporate legal practice are strongly preferred.
How to apply: Send your Resume, Cover Letter, Unofficial Transcript and Writing Sample to Career Services: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: May 8, 2019
Akron, OH – Summer 2019 Intern – Summit County Children Services
AkronLawJobs No. 10170 Overview: Seeking a SUMMER INTERN for the Legal Department.
Duties: Will be writing objections and doing research projects.
Qualifications: 1L, 2L, 3L
Please Note: This is an unpaid internship but offers time flexibility and good experience.
How to Apply: E-mail your resume and cover letter addressed to Chelsay Finney at FinneyC@summitkids.org
Deadline: May 9, 2019
Canton, OH – Summer 2019 Legal Extern – Diebold Nixdorf
AkronLawJobs No. 10171 Overview: Diebold, consistent with its efforts to provide benefits to the larger community in which it is located, will provide local law students with the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the workings of a corporate legal department of a large, multi-national, public company. Information about Diebold may be obtained at www.diebold.com. Diebold will choose current law students to participate in the six-week program occurring at Diebold’s world headquarters in North Canton, Ohio. This is a part-time internship, of up to 20 hours per week, beginning mid-June. This will be an unpaid internship.
Qualifications: Must have completed your 1L or 2L year, and who are in good academic standing. Students must understand that the opportunity is unpaid and students can seek course credit and that employment is not being offered or promised. Students will be subject to all Diebold programs, policies and security requirements. You must have the desire to learn how a corporate legal department functions and the desire to actively participate in legal exercises to gain experience and knowledge regarding the role of the corporate legal department at a large, multi-national, public company.
How to Apply: E-mail your resume, cover letter (addressed to Robert Morvillo), and unofficial law school transcript to Dean O’Brien at email@example.com. In the subject line, please indicate that you are applying to Diebold.
Deadline: May 9, 2019
Newark, OH – Summer 2019 Clerkship – Licking County Municipal Court
AkronLawJobs No. 10078 Overview: Judge David N. Stansbury, Administrative and Presiding Judge of the Licking County, Ohio Municipal Court, is currently accepting applications to serve as an unpaid summer law clerk for 2019.
Duties: Conduct research on legal issues involved with cases pending before the Court, submission of reports to the judge on both legal and administrative matters, observing all court proceedings, including hearings and trials, and assisting other court personnel with their duties. Dates of the clerkship are negotiable and need not be a full 40 hours per week commitment.
Qualifications: 1L or 2L; Excellent research and writing skills as well as the ability to adapt to a busy docket and a diverse population.
How to Apply: MAIL your cover letter, resume and writing sample Judge David N. Stansbury, Licking County Municipal Court, 40 W. Main Street, Third Floor, Newark, OH 43055
Deadline: May 10, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
OH – Law Clerk 2L, 3L – Wayne Mutual Insurance Company
AkronLawJobs No. 10147 Overview: The Law Clerk is responsible for researching, compiling, comparing, and organizing legal documents for the Managing attorney and Claims Attorney.
Duties: Conducts legal research as directed. Prepares motions, discovery requests, and other court documents as directed. Prepares and reviews correspondences. Reviews and summarizes received policies and other documents. Keeps abreast of changes in the law.
Qualifications: 2L or 3L in good standing OR a JD degree. Strong PC skills including Microsoft Office. Excellent interpersonal skills. Strong organizational skills. Multi-task and detail oriented. Ability to work individually and in a team environment. Ability to create positive and collaborative working relationships. Ability to handle pressure and stress. Excellent written and verbal skills. Possess a valid Ohio driver’s license. Ability to negotiate settlements. Established with a high level of technical skills. Willing and able to travel, work after normal business hours and adjust schedule as may be required by circumstances.
How to Apply: E-mail your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: May 15, 2019
Cleveland, OH – Summer 2019 Legal Intern – Lincoln Electric
AkronLawJobs No. 10129 Overview: The Legal Intern will work with members of the legal department to provideassistance and support on a broad range of legal matters affecting day-to-day business operations. This individual reportsto the Senior Litigation Counsel. The role is required to assist on a day-to-day basis on general corporate, litigation,regulatory, employment, commercial contract and IP matters that arise for Lincoln Electric and its global subsidiaries.
Duties: Assistance with legal projects on a variety of subjects, including litigation, regulatory, employment, IP, commercial contract and general corporate. Conduct research of legal issues. Prepare initial drafts of legal documents or correspondence. Assist with discovery in litigation, employment and IP matters.
Qualifications: 1L, 2L, PT 3L. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; ability to collaborate across the organization on issues with a sense of urgency. High level of competency with the Microsoft Office software package. Ability to search SEC and corporate filings. Ability to work with legal counsel in non-US jurisdictions on various matters. Ability to research legal issues and analyze results.
How to Apply: Apply HERE and upload your resume, cover letter, and writing sample.
Deadline: May 16, 2019
OH – Fall 2019 Externship – Cuyahoga County Probate Court
AkronLawJobs No. 10145 Overall: Seeking students interested in an EXTERNSHIP to assist Judges and Magistrates in the Cuyahoga County Probate Court.
Hours: To be determined by the student based on the credit hours needed.
Qualifications: 2L or 3L
How to Apply: E-mail your Resume, Cover Letter, Writing Sample and Unofficial Law School Transcript send to Dean O’Brien at email@example.com. Subject Line – Cuyahoga County Probate Court Externship
Deadline: May 22, 2019
Medina, OH – Law Clerk – Grubb and Associates
AkronLawJobs No. 10141
Duties: The successful candidate will assist the busy firm with litigation files. Do legal research, writing motions, drafting complaints, checking service, communicating with clients, writing and responding to discovery and assisting the needs of Associates within the office.
Qualifications: 1L. Following classes required: Legal Research, Legal Drafting, and Litigation.
How to Apply: Send your resume and cover letter to Natalie Grubb at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: May 18, 2019
Louisville, OH – Legal Intern – Bixler & Moore Co., LPA
AkronLawJobs No. 10138 Overview: This is a PAID INTERNSHIP needed immediately. Will work through the summer and potentially through the school year. Two of the three attorneys at the firm are Akron grads! Work mainly in trusts, estates, and elder law.
Qualifications: 1L (second semester), or 2L.
How to Apply: E-mail to email@example.com your resume and cover letter.
Deadline: May 22,
Cleveland, OH – Summer 2019, School year 2019/2020 Law Clerk IP –
AkronLawJobs No. 10167 Overview: Seeking a 1L or 2L student who seeks a legal career in intellectual property law. Our IP team works on a wide variety of cutting edge legal and technical issues in the federal courts, before the USPTO, and in jurisdictions all over the world. You will be given the opportunity to work directly with IP Members and gain meaningful substantive experience in patent prosecution, patent litigation, and trademark and copyright matters.
Qualifications: Rising 1L, or 2L. Must be committed to academic success and who have gained valuable diverse work and extracurricular experiences in school and in your community throughout your undergraduate and law school programs. Must be in the top 20% of the class, have a technical background, and be eligible to take the patent bar exam.
Time Commitment: IF POSSIBLE, Summer 2019, School Year, and Summer 2020. Must be available to work part-time during the school-term (at least 4 hours per day/3 days per week) and full-time duringthe summer.
How to Apply: E-mail your resume, cover letter, writing sample, and unofficial law school transcript firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: May 24, 2019
Columbus, OH – Intern Legal Department – NetJets
AkronLawJobs No. 10172
Duties: Interns are assigned special projects and various other duties that are intended to provide them with valuable professional work experience and industry insight. Interns will perform meaningful work alongside other talented professionals gaining insight to NetJets’ unique culture and business philosophy.
Opportunity to work with the NetJets legal team and business stakeholders addressing issues across NetJets’ global operations including transactional, labor, employment, and litigation issues. Assignments may include: drafting, negotiating, and revising customer and vendor contracts and other legal documents; reviewing corporate policies or processes and researching best practices; investigating and advising on day-to-day labor contract issues; researching and providing guidance on regulatory, labor and employment issues; assisting with implementation of document management system; supporting litigation and arbitration teams; and other legal department projects.
Qualifications: Current 1L or 2L. Must value a collaborative, team-oriented work environment and have a strong curiosity about business issues and operations. Strong communication skills; the ability to draft clear, concise written communications; and attention to detail are needed. Familiarity by experience or education with financial, accounting, and operations principles would be a plus. Also should be proficient in Word and have a basic understanding of Excel and PowerPoint.
How to Apply: Apply HERE and upload your resume, cover letter, and writing sample. Job #2504.
Deadline: May 26, 2019
Cuyahoga Falls, OH – Law Clerk – Linda M. Malek
AkronLawJobs No. 10117 Overview: Criminal defense law office seeking a rising 3L or 4L to write motions including suppression motions and other related research.
Qualifications: Rising 3L or PT 3L or 4L (Must be a 3L by May 30, 2019)
How to Apply: Resume, cover letter, and writing sample to email@example.com
Deadline: May 30, 2019
Cleveland, OH – Legal Intern – Valente Law
AkronLawJobs No. 9987
Description of Duties: Law firm focusing on estate planning, probate, real estate, and business law is looking for one or more interns to assist in creating content for the firm’s website. You would be able to re-use your case briefs, writing assignments, research topics and other materials you are already working on in school, and use them to create new content for the firm’s website. You would also be able to assist in marketing and attending and participating at local legal events. Potential web content would include short blog articles, detailed research articles, compilations of legal resources, forms and documents, and other written materials as well as video and audio content. You would be given the platform
and opportunity to publish as much content as you want. This would help build your authorship base and writing skills and would provide you with another legal position on your resume and a strong letter of recommendation.
PLEASE NOTE: This position would start as an unpaid, part-time internship with the potential to grow into a paid and/or full-time position.
Qualifications: 1L, 2L, 3L
How to Apply: Send your resume and a law journal article to Eric Valente at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: June 1, 2019
Cleveland, OH – Law Clerk – Hurtuk & Daroff Co., LLP
AkronLawJobs No. 10143 Overview: We are a well-established boutique law firm looking for a summer law clerk to assist with our busy commercial real estate practice. Our practice focuses on commercial leasing, real estate purchase and sale transactions and other real estate transactional matters.
Qualifications: 1L or 2L; Top 25% of your class. Excellent writing and communication skills. Top notch organization and time management skills; and a demonstrated interest in real estate or corporate law.
How to Apply: Send your resume to Haley Eppler at email@example.com
Deadline: July 1, 2019