State Clerkship in PA – open to May grads! Application details below.

Chambersburg, PA – Judicial Law Clerk for Judge Jeremiah Zook – 39th Judicial District of PA

AkronLawJobs No. 9939 Overview: Judge Jeremiah D. Zook of the Court of Common Pleas of the 39th Judicial District of Pennsylvania is accepting applications for the position of a judicial law clerk. This is a minimum one (1) year appointment, beginning in August 2019. The Court sits primarily in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, with obligations to Fulton County, Pennsylvania, as a combined judicial district.

The overall objective of the job: To assist the Courts of Franklin County by conducting legal research and drafting opinions, memorandums and correspondence; and to assist with other professional legal duties.

Duties: Researches, interprets and applies laws, court decisions and other legal authorities in preparation of written judicial opinions and legal memoranda. Reviews and screens court documents presented to the judge, and assists in solving problems regarding cases and issues before the court. Assists Judges with legal correspondence. Interprets new legal rulings and procedures. Interacts with other internal departments and attorneys frequently in carrying out work duties. Attends pre-trial conferences as required. Takes notes during hearings before the courts. Attends seminars, training, and meetings as required. Assists in answering the phone or other clerical department duties as required. Performs other job-related duties as required.

Qualifications: JD or a 3L in anticipation of a Spring 2019 graduation. If a 3L you should plan on sitting for the summer 2019 state bar exam.

Salary: Starting salary of $46,543. Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance, plus paid time off. Work 37.5 hours per week. Law Clerks may be subject to irregular hours of work as required by the Court, i.e., proceedings beyond normal working hours, imminent decision deadlines, etc.

How to Apply:  Send your resume, a writing sample, list of references with contact information, and law school transcripts to: Ms. Tammy Duncan – Judicial Assistant; Chambers of the Honorable Jeremiah D. Zook; Franklin County Court of Common Pleas; 157 Lincoln Way East; Chambersburg, PA 17201.
PREFER electronic submission to tduncan@franklincountypa.gov

Deadline:  March 8, 2019

*Expungement Clinic Seeking Student Volunteers*

The Expungement Clinic helps low-income Summit County residents seal the record of their criminal convictions.  A sealed record enables many people better access to jobs, housing, and volunteer opportunities.  Students will learn integral skills in the legal field including record searches, reading court dockets, completing applications to file with the court, and interviewing real clients.
UPCOMING CLINIC:

Saturday, February 16, 2019
9 a.m. to noon
The Chapel
135 Fir Hill
Akron, OH 44304

All hours qualify as ProBono of Limited Means.

There will be a mandatory training session on Friday, February 15, 2019 from 4:30-5:30pm in the Law School Room 301. (You may need to attend training if you have not been trained in the recent changes in Ohio’s expungement law).  You will need a laptop for training and the Clinic.

Interested students or questions please RSVP to Jennifer Lattaker at jkl47@zips.uakron.edu.

THANK YOU!

UA EXL Center Be the Change Social Entrepreneurship Pitch Competition

UA’s EXL Center is kicking off its annual $10,000 Be the Change Social Entrepreneurship pitch competition (www.uakron.edu/bethechange). A top prize of $10,000 will be awarded to the student/student team with the best nonprofit or social enterprise idea. Students from any major and graduate level may apply. For the next two months, EXL will have weekly programming related to the idea of giving back to the community. Our kickoff event is this coming Thursday, February 7th at 11 AM to 1 PM at the EXL Center (Room 168 Bierce).

Career Services Programs this coming week!!! Hope to see you there!

Tuesday, February 5th at 12:15PM – Room 180 – Career Services and the Miller Becker Center will host Attorney Tony Tsarouhas for “Representing Medical Malpractice Claimants – Some Common Ethics Issues.” Lunch will be served!

We are excited to offer a panel on financial compliance careers at Akron Law, hosted by professionals from Key Bank.

What: Careers in Financial Compliance

When: Wed., February 6, 2019 at 5:15pm

Where: Room 201

We’ll have pizza and an opportunity to meet our panelists. No RSVP required. We hope to see you there!

Summer Externship with National Interstate Insurance (Richfield, OH)

Richfield, OH – Summer 2019 Externship 1L or 2L – National Interstate Insurance Company

AkronLawJobs No. 9743

Duties: The externship opportunity at National Interstate Insurance will afford students the opportunity to work with the Claims Compliance team to gain exposure to a variety of insurance and regulatory issues arising from the operations throughout the United States. Externs will conduct legal research, prepare summaries of state law issues for the adjusters, assist with compliance audits, attend meetings with claims professionals, and learn how the insurance industry works.

Qualifications: 1L (second semester in spring 2019) or 2L, have strong research, writing, and analytical skills, and have the ability to interpret, organize, and communicate complex factual and legal material quickly.  Must be detail oriented, creative, articulate, and personable with excellent interpersonal skills.

How to Apply: E-Mail to Dean Alisa Benedict O’Brien your Resume, Cover Letter, and Writing Sample (1-3 pages) at ab139@uakron.edu. Address your cover letter to Sarah Kovit Hanna, Regulatory Research Claims Compliance Specialist, National Interstate Insurance Company, 3250 Interstate Drive,
Richfield, OH 44286

Deadline:  February 28, 2019