Spring Externship – US Dept. of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review

Cleveland – Spring 2019 Internship – US Dept. of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review

AkronLawJobs No. 9669 Overview: The U.S. Department of Justice has an opening for one legal intern with the Executive Office for Immigration Review’s Cleveland Immigration Court for Spring 2019. The Court is located at the Carl B. Stokes U.S. Courthouse in downtown Cleveland.

Qualifications: 2L or 3L. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. Prior knowledge of immigration law is helpful but not absolutely necessary. Strong research and writing skills are required. Issues commonly before the Court include eligibility for asylum, cancellation of removal, and adjustment of status as well as issues regarding whether an individual is removable from the United States based on a criminal conviction.

Duties: The types of projects assigned to legal interns vary depending on the Court’s docket, and may entail: Drafting decisions on applications for relief from removal or removability. Performing in-depth research and analysis of novel legal issues. Preparing bench memoranda. The internship provides students with an excellent opportunity to develop their research, writing, and analytical skills and increase their knowledge of immigration law. The interns will be able to observe removal hearings and work on cases involving several forms of relief including asylum, adjustment of status, and cancellation of removal. The interns will work directly under the supervision of the Judicial Law Clerk / Attorney Advisor and will also work with individual immigration judges.

Salary: This internship is an unpaid, volunteer position.  UA students should contact Alisa Benedict O’Brien in the Career Services Office (ab139@uakron.edu) for questions about potential stipends or externships.

How to Apply: Applications must include the following materials: (1) cover letter; (2) résumé; (3) official or unofficial law school transcript; and (4) writing sample of no more than ten pages (not substantially edited by others). Successful completion of an FBI background check is required before interns can begin work.
Please submit applications by email to: Lindsay.Elliott-Smith@USDOJ.gov
Address your cover letter to: U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review, Cleveland Immigration Court, Attn: Lindsay Elliott-Smith, Attorney Advisor, 801 West Superior Avenue, Suite 13-100, Cleveland, Ohio 44113
If you have any questions, please contact Lindsay Elliott-Smith at (216)-802-1100.

Deadline:  November 2, 2018

Akron, OH – Billing Clerk / Administrative Assistant – Edward L. Gilbert, LPA

AkronLawJobs No. 9662 Overview: Akron law firm has an opportunity for a full-time Billing Clerk/Administrative Assistant. Applicants must be extremely organized, have the ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and work in a fast-paced environment. Billing experience and previous law firm experience is a plus.

Responsibilities will include the following:  Prepare and maintain monthly billing reports; Investigate and resolve client billing inquiries; Prepare monthly client billings, including invoice modifications as necessary; Answering phones; Filing; Taking and transcribing dictation; and Additional duties and special projects as needed.

Qualifications: Knowledge and proficiency of Microsoft Office products; Familiarity with billing or accounting software preferred; Attention to detail; Understanding of meeting deadlines; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; and Ability to communicate and work in a group as well as alone.

Salary: Pay will be based on experience.

How to Apply: Send your resume and Cover Letter addressed to Edward Gilbert to egilbert@edwardlgilbert.com

Deadline:  November 11, 2018

One Day Paid Opportunity for a Law Student

A company that frequently works with expert witnesses has reached out to the Career Services Office asking for the assistance of a law student for a conference scheduled this Friday (October 12th) from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at the Courtyard Marriott in Downtown Akron. The student would be responsible for assisting at the sign-in table and greeting attendees as they enter the event.

If you’re interested please email Alecia Bencze at anb77@uakron.edu and she will connect you with the employer via email. This short-term position is available to the first student who responds only.

Findlay, OH – Summer 2019 Intern/Co-op Legal – Marathon Petroleum Corporation

AkronLawJobs No. 9655

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will work side-by-side with members of the Law Organization in the handling of legal matters. Interns in the Law Organization are given broad responsibilities and experiences including drafting responses to administrative agencies, creating persuasive position statements on the legal issues or fact situations, researching and analyzing legal issues, reviewing and commenting on transactional matters and providing assistance to legal professionals in the following practice components: Corporate & Finance, Operations, Litigation, Business Development and Environmental, Safety & Security.

Qualifications: Desired Majors: Technical undergraduate degree preferred. The preferred applicant is a second year law student with top quartile grades and either Moot Court or Law Review experience. Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA required. Candidates must be authorized to work in the US on a full-time indefinite basis without the need for employment visa sponsorship now or in the future. Positions are available summer term. A valid driver’s license is required. Military experience a plus

Travel: 10% of the time

How to Apply: Apply HERE and upload your cover letter, resume, writing sample and law school transcript

Deadline: November 9, 2018