Student position with Akron Law Inmate Assistance Program – deadline is 11/22

Inmate Assistance Program

Seeking students to work in the Inmate Assistance Program paid position – $9.50 per hour up to 20 hours per week. Students will travel to Summit County or Mahoning County jail once a week, every week.  Day of the week is to be determine, but must be in the morning.  Students will meet with inmates who have legal questions, research issues, and draft letters back to the inmates.  Students interested in developing interviewing, research, and writing skills should apply. Our clinic graduates use their skills in civil and criminal contexts as Public Defenders, County Prosecutors, Legal Aid lawyers, judicial law clerks, and civil practitioners.  Letter writing and interviewing skills span all areas of the practice of law.  Students must be willing to commit to the program for one year.  Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.     

Qualifications:  All students are invited to apply.

How to apply:  A cover letter and resume must be submitted to Professor Nichols at

Deadline:  November 22, 2019