Akron, OH – Lawyer Referral and Information Service – Akron Bar Association

AkronLawJobs No. 10213 Overview: The Intern’s role is to assist the Lawyer Referral and Information Service (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. Will also assist the Legal Professional Development Department and Notary Public Services.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Answers the telephone and conducts client intake; Maintains files of referral updates; and Researches online court dockets for unreported referred cases. Will assist the Legal Professional Development Director with seminar preparation, event logistics, and follow-up reporting to the Ohio Supreme Court. Soliciting and preparing seminar materials for attendees; Maintaining files of attendees and CLE credits; and Completing reports at the conclusion of CLE events.

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

Other: The student intern will work ten (10) hours per week and will receive a $1,000 stipend at the conclusion of the internship.  

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

Deadline:  May 24, 2019