We’re Talkin’ Teens: Legal and Social Issues

We’re Talkin’ Teens:  Legal and Social Issues

Friday, November 13, 2009

10:00 AM – 4:45 PM

 Hilton Akron/Fairlawn   3180 West Market St., Akron, OH 44333 

  •  The Adolescent Experience: If We Could See it Through Their Eyes

                        (Susan Painter  MS, RN. University of Illinois, Chicago)

  • Trafficking of Minors

                        (Celia Williamson, PhD., University of Toledo)

  • GLBTQ Issues Within the Teen Population

                        (Henry Ng, MD, MetroHealth Medical Center)

  • Teen Dating Violence and Adolescent Offenders

                        (Tim Boehnlein, Domestic Violence Center, Cleveland)

$80  ~  5.5 CLE

(Nursing and Social Service Contact Hours also offered) 

Complete program details and registration:  www.uakron.edu/law/continuinged/

Electronic Evidence Program

Electronic Evidence Certificate Program

Nov. 20: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Nov. 21: 8 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

The University of Akron Martin Center

 Participants will gain the legal and technical knowledge and skill sets necessary to advise clients regarding: 

  •  Using Electronic Evidence to accurately document and prove maximum dam­ages in civil cases
  •  Investigating events without interviewing personnel; finding the facts without  relying upon human recall;    documenting events without incurring significant outside counsel fees
  • Allowing Electronic Evidence to lead outside counsel and client to claims and •defenses faster and more    economically than traditional case-building research

Completer program details and registration can be accessed at:  www.uakron.edu/law/continuinged/

 Cost: $450 per person – early bird registrations received by Nov. 9

$500 per person – registrations received after Nov. 9

(cost includes 12 CLE hours including one hour ethics, one hour professionalism and .5 substance abuse, as well as breakfast and lunch for both days)

Two students may attend free, by being selected from a random drawing.  To enter the drawing for free registration, submit your name, e-mail address and telephone number no later than Noon Monday, November 9th to Michele Novachek in the Office of External Programs (manovac@uakron.edu).  All are welcome to pay the registration fee to attend.


The streets of the University Park neighborhood will come to life with a magical display of lantern lights, music, dance, performance art, food and fun on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 6 to 10 p.m., Presented by the University Park Business Association (UPBA) in cooperation with Leandra Drumm Designs Inc., this family-friendly event is free and open to the public.

Festivities will begin at 6 p.m. at Don Drumm Studios and Gallery, 437 Crouse St., Akron, with an exhibition by installation artists Dan Coffield and Kevin Smalley. A lantern procession will then wind its way through the streets of University Park to find music including bagpipes and an authentic hurdy gurdy, visual and theatrical performances, dance performances featuring renowned artist Lisa Lock, a stilt walker, free henna tattoos and many more talented artists, musicians and dancers. Lantern-making workshops have been held through University Park and on The University of Akron campus in preparation for this event. Crazy outfits and lanterns are encouraged!

In addition to UPBA and Leandra Drumm Designs as presenting sponsors, the “Light UP” Lantern

Festival in University Park is supported by premier sponsors University Park Alliance, Don Drumm Studios & Gallery, Summa Foundation, University Park Development Corporation, Immix Studio and WAPS 91.3 the Summit, and friend of the arts sponsor s Akron Children’s Hospital and The Akron Cooperative.

For details about the event and directions for making your own lantern, visit www.lightuplantern.com or e-mail info@lightuplantern.com.

UPBA works on behalf of University Park’s local business community, including property owners and developers, retail, service, medical and manufacturing, Summa Health System and The University of Akron. Signature events such as this help UPBA showcase University Park as a diverse urban neighborhood for those who want to pursue an active life of culture and community.