Akron, OH – Fall 2019 Law School Student Internship – Akron Bar Association

AkronLawJobs No. 10411

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.

Duties: 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. Answers the telephone and conducts client intake; Maintains files of referral updates; and Researches online court dockets for unreported referred cases.

Legal Professional Development

The Legal Professional Development Department provides Ohio Supreme Court certified continuing legal education to area attorneys.

Duties: The Intern 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: 2L, 3L. The Student Intern will work ten (10) hours per week and will receive a $1,800 stipend at the conclusion of the internship. The Internship is for the Fall 2019 15-week semester beginning August 26 and the incumbent can be reappointed for subsequent semesters.

Should have 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 your resume and letter of interest detailing the skills and abilities that will help you succeed in this position. 
Deadline: The position is available until filled, but applicants applying by August 19, 2019, will receive first consideration.