Mon. Oct.24th – Ohio Bar Admissions Workshop


FREE – Ohio Bar Admissions Workshop

PRESENTED BY – Lee Ann Ward, Director of Bar Admissions, 

The Supreme Court of Ohio                        

          Monday, October 24, 2011        

 5:00 to 5:15 registration 

5:15 to 6:25 presentation

 LOCATION:                 Room 151

(FREE cookies & bottle water will be served!)

PURPOSE:    If you are a first or second year law student, you are considering or definitely planning to sit for the Ohio bar exam, and you have NOT yet submitted your required preliminary bar application, then you should absolutely plan to attend this FREE workshop.   This program is open to all law students.

 Topics addressed will include:

 ¨       The Ohio bar application process

¨       Character and Fitness (issues, problems, investigations)

¨       The level of scrutiny given to the bar applications

¨       Appropriate and thorough responses to the bar application questions

¨       DEADLINES!

Consider the following Preliminary Bar Application DEADLINES for The Supreme Court of Ohio

 November 15:  By all SECOND YEAR FULL- and PART-TIME students  ($75 fee)

 January 15:       DROP DEAD DEADLINE for July bar exam takers ($200 late fee)

 August 15:        DROP DEAD DEADLINE for February bar exam takers ($200 late fee)

WARNING:       Waiting until the drop-dead dates to file an application places you at risk of not getting to take the bar exam right after graduation.

QUESTIONS?    Please contact College Programs Specialist Liz Sauders at or Assistant Dean Thorpe at

Spring 2012 Schedule Distributed via Email

The Spring 2012 schedule has been distributed to the ua-law listserv.  Please make sure you check your email and do not delete this message.  At this time the University is still experiencing server problems preventing us from being able to post this information to the web.  Also, due to the University unforseen circumstances not only is the Law School schedule unavailable through Zipline, but the entire University Spring 2012 schedule has also not yet been released.  As we receive information on the release of this information, we will keep you posted.  Until then, please use the Spring 2012 schedule attached to the email to begin your Spring semester planning.  Also mark your calendars with the below registration dates, keeping in mind that registration opens at 6:00 P.m. on the dates listed.  Attention First Year Full and Part-time Students: The Dean’s Office will register you for all Spring 2012 classes.

Friday, October 14, 2011 at 6:00 p.m.
D3 (Law School credits completed totaling 59 credits or above)
E4 (Law School credits completed totaling 67 credits or above)

Monday, October 17, 2011 at 6:00 p.m.
D2 (Law School credits completed totaling 30 to 58 credits)
E3 (Law School credits completed totaling 45 to 66 credits)

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 6:00 p.m.
D1 (Law School credits completed totaling 0 to 29 credits)
E2 (Law School credits completed totaling 23 to 44 credits)

Friday, October 21, 2011 at 6:00 p.m.
E1 (Law School credits completed totaling 0 to 22 credits)




Spring 2012 Schedules to be released next week.

Registration begins Friday, October 14, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. for D3/E4 students and will continue on the priority registration schedule into the week of October 17th.  Due to current curriculum changes being implemented in connection with our new JD/LLM program effective the Spring 2012 semester we have been unable to get the Spring 2012 schedule to you sooner.  We have been informed that those changes are almost complete and plan to have the Spring 2012 schedule to the student body  by Tuesday of next week.  We will post an announcement with the link to the schedule once it is available.  Thank you.

Fall 2011 Exam Schedules Email

The Fall 2011 Exam Schedule with Room assignments has been emailed to your email account, along with the Exam Accommodation Need Memo.   Please check your emails and do not delete this message since it is currently the only format that you will be able to receive and view this information.  Currently the University of Akron website is down and we are unable to post the schedule to the web.  Once the web editor is back up and working properly you will be able to view this information at