Law Clerk position with First Energy

Akron, OH – Law Clerk 1L, 2L – First Energy Corp.

AkronLawJobs No. 10218 Overview: FirstEnergy is looking for a Law Clerk who is eager to gain experience in a variety of subjects. Part-time opportunity during the school year and full-time during Summer.

Duties: Research law, statutes, regulations and other precedents and trends and prepare legal memoranda. Protect company information by keeping company and client information confidential. Assist with litigation matters and regulatory filings with occasional delivering and filing of legal documents. Assists with, organizes, and tracks case files and monitors new or updated regulations.

Qualifications: 1L or 2L. In good standing. Experience with Lexis. Familiarity with administrative law or a regulatory environment is preferred. Ability to work with a minimum of supervision. A part-time opportunity during the school year. Full-time during the Summer break. Evenings students are encouraged to apply.

Salary: $18.00 per hour.

Please Note: The person will be hired by a staffing company as a temporary individual and work on-site at FirstEnergy. You are paid through the staffing company. You are not an employee of FirstEnergy.

How to Apply: E-mail your resume to Dawn Zima at

Deadline:  June 16, 2019

Akron, OH – Lawyer Referral and Information Service – Akron Bar Association

AkronLawJobs No. 10213 Overview: The Intern’s role is to assist the Lawyer Referral and Information Service (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. Will also assist the Legal Professional Development Department and Notary Public Services.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Answers the telephone and conducts client intake; Maintains files of referral updates; and Researches online court dockets for unreported referred cases. 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: 1L. Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to deal with clients of all demeanors. Should have knowledge of Windows operating environment Microsoft Office, and general database usage.

Other: The student intern will work ten (10) hours per week and will receive a $1,000 stipend at the conclusion of the internship.  

How to Apply: E-mail your resume and cover letter detailing the skills and abilities that will help you succeed in this position to C. Allen Nichols, Executive Director at

Deadline:  May 24, 2019

Law Clerk Position (Akron)

Akron, OH – Law Clerk– Young & Yeargin, LLC                               


AkronLawJobs No. 10211

Duties: General practice law firm in East Akron seeks law clerk to perform support work on litigation, estate planning/probate filings, and landlord/tenant work.

Qualifications: Rising 2L or 3L. Requires excellent research and writing skills. Candidate should be able to demonstrate superb attention to detail. 

Hours: Must be able to work 10-20 hours per week during summer, the position continues during the year.

How to Apply: E-mail to Kara Jenkins at your resume, cover letter, and short writing sample.

Deadline:  ASAP

CQE Clinic Volunteer Training – Thursday, May 18th, 5:00pm – 6:30pm

Our next free Certificate of Qualification for Employment (CQE) clinic is Saturday, May 18, 2019!  We’re very excited to be providing opportunities for ex-offenders in Summit County to take a step toward gaining employment and independence!

We are looking for students to volunteer from approximately 8-12pm on Saturday, May 18, 2019. The clinic will be held at Reach Opportunity Center, 390 W. Crosier Street, Akron, OH  44311. The time you volunteer can be applied toward your graduation requirement as pro bono limited means hours.

There will be a mandatory volunteer training on Thursday, May 16, from 5:00pm-6:30pm for first timers. Location of the training will be announced next week. The time you are at training will count towards your pro bono limited means hours as well. For those who have completed the training once before, you are more than welcome to attend the training for a refresher. However, you may not count the training towards your pro bono limited means hours again. 

If you’re interested in volunteering or have any questions, please e-mail Janelle at  You can also learn more about the clinic at our website:



Inmate Assistance Program

Seeking students to work in the Inmate Assistance Program paid position – $9.50 per hour up to 20 hours per week. Student will travel to Summit County jail once a week, every week, on Tuesday mornings, meet with inmates who have legal questions, and research 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.  Students must be willing to commit to the program for one year.   

Qualifications:  All students are invited to apply.

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

Deadline:  May 31, 2019