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Procter & Gamble Lunch & Learn – 12:15 to 1:15 pm, Room 180 -Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:15:22 +0000

Larry Huston, Senior Counsel with Procter & Gamble will be discussing: the value of a scientific background when pursuing a career in patent law; war stories from his practice; how trademarks, copyrights, and trade dress have been integrated into IP enforcement; and he will also discuss what recruiters look for. Procter & Gamble is the largest … Continue reading "Procter & Gamble Lunch & Learn – 12:15 to 1:15 pm, Room 180 -Tuesday, April 24, 2018"



IP CERTIFICATE INFORMATION SESSION-Monday, April 23, 2018

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:14:15 +0000

Information Session on New Requirements for the IP Certificate and IP LL.M.  & PLI Patent Bar Study Course Discount, 12:15pm-1:15pm, Rm. 202 Professor Holte will be discussing the new requirements for the IP Certificate and the IP LL.M. Interested students should plan on submitting their IP Certificate and/or IP LL.M. application by the end of the … Continue reading "IP CERTIFICATE INFORMATION SESSION-Monday, April 23, 2018"



First Mondays SCOTUS Podcast Live TODAY at 3pm

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 03:59:31 +0000




SBA Elections – Vote Today before 6 pm!

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:59:58 +0000

The final ballot for the Student Bar Association Leadership for 2018-2019 is open for voting! Please visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FB2C79W  to cast your votes.  Polls close TODAY at 6 p.m. Good Luck to all of our candidates!



Nixon Peabody, LLP hosting Rochester NY Reception for Summer Associate Program

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:19:30 +0000

Do you have an interest in practicing law in the Rochester, NY, area and are you interested in our 2019 Rochester Summer Associate program? If so, Nixon Peabody invites you to meet our attorneys, learn about our summer program and hear about our attorneys’ experiences as they began their legal careers. We look forward to … Continue reading "Nixon Peabody, LLP hosting Rochester NY Reception for Summer Associate Program"



NEW – ON CAMPUS INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY – DEADLINE APRIL 26, 2018

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:19:44 +0000

Cleveland or Hudson – Summer Intern – AML Right Source ON CAMPUS INTERVIEWS – May 2, 2018 Responsibilities primarily include transaction monitoring and research of customers deemed to be “high risk” by our various financial institution clients as required by their respective AML/BSA programs. This position can be located in the Cleveland or Hudson office. … Continue reading "NEW – ON CAMPUS INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY – DEADLINE APRIL 26, 2018"



NASA Glenn Research Externship Opportunity

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:42:02 +0000

Cleveland, OH – Summer 2018 IP Externship – NASA Glenn Research Center    AkronLawJobs No. 9270 Qualifications:  2L. Must be eligible to sit for the U.S. Patent Bar Exam. Must have a technical degree from college such as mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering, biology, or a technical field. How to Apply: E-mail your resume and cover … Continue reading "NASA Glenn Research Externship Opportunity"



First Mondays SCOTUS Podcast Live at Akron Law 4/20

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 03:59:21 +0000




SBA Elections are Underway!

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:59:14 +0000

The final ballot for the Student Bar Association Leadership for 2018-2019 is open for voting! Please visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FB2C79W  to cast your votes.  Polls close on Friday, April 20th at 6 p.m. Good Luck to all of our candidates!



Roscoe Trimmier Jr. Diversity Scholarship

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 20:38:28 +0000

Ropes & Gray has long been a dedicated proponent of law firm diversity and inclusion. Our Diversity Committee, Women’s Forum, and LGBTQ Forum work to help achieve our mission of attracting, retaining, and promoting to partnership and leadership outstanding lawyers who reflect the global marketplace and communities that we serve. As part of our commitment, … Continue reading "Roscoe Trimmier Jr. Diversity Scholarship"



Early Start Bar Study Groups & Review for ALA Final

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 04:09:33 +0000

The Early Start Bar Study Groups this week will serve as reviews for the ALA final exam.  All sessions meet in L-325 (unless we get too big for our britches as we did last Sunday, then look for us in 280 or 281) Wednesday 7:00 – 9:00 – Contracts & Negligence (Sorry for the late … Continue reading "Early Start Bar Study Groups & Review for ALA Final"



SBA Elections Are Underway!

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 20:58:44 +0000

The final ballot for the Student Bar Association Leadership for 2018-2019 is open for voting! Please visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FB2C79W  to cast your votes.  Polls close on Friday, April 20th at 6 p.m. Good Luck to all of our candidates!



Immigration Clinic Info Session this Thursday!

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 20:57:51 +0000

PIZZA WILL BE SERVED!



CSO Programs this week! Tuesday and Wednesday!

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 18:54:00 +0000

Tuesday, 4/16: Summit County CASA/GAL will be in room 202 from 12:15 – 1:15PM to discuss volunteer opportunities and internships for law students. Please join us! Wednesday, 4/17: CSO’s final program of the year: “How to Succeed in Your Summer Job.” 12:15PM – Room 140 and 5:15PM – Room 281. Come and hear from the … Continue reading "CSO Programs this week! Tuesday and Wednesday!"



“What Does It Mean to Be a Christian?” Panel Event TODAY, 4/17, at 5 pm

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:46:53 +0000

“What Does It Mean to Be A Christian?” Come find out on Tuesday April 17th at 5pm, in the Brennan Court Room (Room 180) of the Law School. Do you know what it truly to means to be a Christian? The term “Christian.” What does that word even mean? Does it just mean you go to church … Continue reading "“What Does It Mean to Be a Christian?” Panel Event TODAY, 4/17, at 5 pm"



SBA Candidate Forum is TODAY – Tuesday, April 17th

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:43:39 +0000

On Tuesday, April 17th in Room L160 from 12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. please join us as the candidates for Student Bar Association President will participate in an open forum to briefly discuss with their fellow classmates why they would like the position. The event will also include a … Continue reading "SBA Candidate Forum is TODAY – Tuesday, April 17th"



Seeking volunteer opportunities? See below!

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 14:42:47 +0000

Attention law students! The Summit Legal Defender’s Office is seeking volunteer law students to assist with various cases and tasks at the office, including assisting the Legal Defenders with reviewing body camera footage. This will offer great experience and exposure to the field of criminal law. No intern certificate is required. If you are interested … Continue reading "Seeking volunteer opportunities? See below!"



Part-time position with Akron Municipal Court

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 14:20:35 +0000

  The Akron Municipal Court has a part-time court intern/ runner position vacancy.   The pay is $9.49 per hour.  The preferred work schedule  is at least three days per week with availability between 8:30 am to 3:30 pm .   Those interested should email a resume by Tuesday, April 24, 2018 to Montrella Jackson, Court Administrator … Continue reading "Part-time position with Akron Municipal Court"



Neufeld, Kleinberg & Pinkiert, PA Scholarship

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 13:15:52 +0000

Neufeld, Kleinberg & Pinkiert, PA is very excited to tell you that we have recently started offering a scholarship to students of Akron School of Law. Student Eligibility Requirements In order to participate in the $2,000.00 scholarship contest, students applying must meet the following criteria: Student must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university during … Continue reading "Neufeld, Kleinberg & Pinkiert, PA Scholarship"



Goodwin & Scieszka Innovation Scholarship

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:50:54 +0000

The Goodwin & Scieszka Innovation Scholarship is open to current law students at an accredited law school in the United States and to students at accredited undergraduate universities in the United States who are planning to attend law school in the future. Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 GPA and submit a copy of their … Continue reading "Goodwin & Scieszka Innovation Scholarship"



Akron Law Alumni Association seeks Student Director – Application Deadline: April 17, 2018

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 02:10:11 +0000

Message from Lia Evans, Director of Alumni and Development The Akron Law Alumni Association (“LAA”) Board of Directors has a dedicated position on its Board for a student director.  This unique and valuable opportunity provides the student director a chance to become involved in alumni leadership and activities with the law school.  The student director … Continue reading "Akron Law Alumni Association seeks Student Director – Application Deadline: April 17, 2018"






2018 Tannenwald Writing Competition

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 14:09:55 +0000




“I am Evidence”

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 19:52:12 +0000

April is Sexual Assault Awareness month and we have multiple programs and activities happening.  On April 16th the HBO Documentary “I am Evidence” (https://www.iamevidencethemovie.com/) will launch.   The documentary I AM EVIDENCE tells the story of four survivors whose rape kits went untested for years, following them as they navigate their way through the criminal justice … Continue reading "“I am Evidence”"



Fed-Soc & IPTLA Event on Monday – Professionalism & Technology in the Public Good

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 19:48:39 +0000

Join the Federalist Society and IPTLA for an event featuring Prof. F. Scott Kieff, the former chairman of the International Trade Commission and professor at George Washington University School of Law, with commentary by our own Prof. Daniel Brean. The event is titled “Professionalism & Technology in the Public Good,” and will be held on … Continue reading "Fed-Soc & IPTLA Event on Monday – Professionalism & Technology in the Public Good"



Akron Law Review Selection Dates

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 18:28:52 +0000

Are you interested in joining the Akron Law Review next year? Please check the following dates for more information about the selection process. Feel free to contact Danni Schantz (ds215@zips.uakron.edu) Nate Fulmer (nmf42@zips.uakron.edu) or Prof Genetin (genetin@uakron.edu) for more information. Grade On Process: Grades and rank are posted the first week of June. Those who … Continue reading "Akron Law Review Selection Dates"



Spring Oldham Lecture/Lunch is Monday at 12:15PM – all students invited to attend!

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:37:51 +0000

Monday, April 16, 2018 – Spring Oldham Lecture – 12:15 to 1:15pm, Rm. 180, Free BBQ Lunch, Great Speaker!   https://lwcal.uakron.edu/law/#!view/event/event_id/7292



Moot Court Honor Society Tryout is Tomorrow

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:30:28 +0000

On Saturday, April 14, beginning at 9:00am in Room 240, Moot Court Honor Society will be holding tryouts for 2018-2019. Students interested in trying out are asked to prepare a seven-minute oral argument based on a short fact pattern that will be provided. Students are also asked to submit a three-page section of the Law … Continue reading "Moot Court Honor Society Tryout is Tomorrow"



Akron Law Review Selection Dates

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 18:28:24 +0000

Are you interested in joining the Akron Law Review next year? Please check the following dates for more information about the selection process. Feel free to contact Danni Schantz (ds215@zips.uakron.edu) Nate Fulmer (nmf42@zips.uakron.edu) or Prof Genetin (genetin@uakron.edu) for more information. Grade On Process: Grades and rank are posted the first week of June. Those who … Continue reading "Akron Law Review Selection Dates"



Miller Becker Center for Professional Responsibility Distinguished Lecture Series with W. Bradley Wendel April 13 at 4pm

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 03:59:36 +0000

click to enlarge To register, email Shannon Aupperle, sfauppe@uakron.edu or call (330) 972-7988 Paying the Piper But Not Calling the Tune: Litigation Financing and Professional Independence As third-party litigation financing becomes more prevalent, some critics have asserted that funders will exercise control over the conduct of litigation, potentially threatening the independent judgment of lawyers representing … Continue reading "Miller Becker Center for Professional Responsibility Distinguished Lecture Series with W. Bradley Wendel April 13 at 4pm"



Akron Law Review Selection Dates

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 18:27:45 +0000

Are you interested in joining the Akron Law Review next year? Please check the following dates for more information about the selection process. Feel free to contact Danni Schantz (ds215@zips.uakron.edu) Nate Fulmer (nmf42@zips.uakron.edu) or Prof Genetin (genetin@uakron.edu) for more information. Grade On Process: Grades and rank are posted the first week of June. Those who … Continue reading "Akron Law Review Selection Dates"



Moot Court Honor Society Tryout: April 14, 2018

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 13:29:59 +0000

On Saturday, April 14, beginning at 9:00am in Room 240, Moot Court Honor Society will be holding tryouts for 2018-2019. Students interested in trying out are asked to prepare a seven-minute oral argument based on a short fact pattern that will be provided. Students are also asked to submit a three-page section of the Law … Continue reading "Moot Court Honor Society Tryout: April 14, 2018"



SBA Apparel Sale Ends Today

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 00:57:45 +0000

The Student Bar Association’s Spring Apparel Sale is here! Please check out our new designs and exclusive items here: https://commerce.cashnet.com/LAWORG. All items ordered will be distributed during the week before Finals. Grab your gear today!



Moot Court Honor Society Tryout: April 14, 2018

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 00:29:25 +0000

On Saturday, April 14, beginning at 9:00am in Room 240, Moot Court Honor Society will be holding tryouts for 2018-2019. Students interested in trying out are asked to prepare a seven-minute oral argument based on a short fact pattern that will be provided. Students are also asked to submit a three-page section of the Law … Continue reading "Moot Court Honor Society Tryout: April 14, 2018"



Akron Law Review Selection Dates

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 18:27:39 +0000

Are you interested in joining the Akron Law Review next year? Please check the following dates for more information about the selection process. Feel free to contact Danni Schantz (ds215@zips.uakron.edu) Nate Fulmer (nmf42@zips.uakron.edu) or Prof Genetin (genetin@uakron.edu) for more information. Grade On Process: Grades and rank are posted the first week of June. Those who … Continue reading "Akron Law Review Selection Dates"



SBA Spring Apparel Sale Ends Tomorrow

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 02:56:59 +0000

The Student Bar Association’s Spring Apparel Sale is here! Please check out our new designs and exclusive items here: https://commerce.cashnet.com/LAWORG. All items ordered will be distributed during the week before Finals. Grab your gear today!  



Moot Court Honor Society Tryout: April 14, 2018

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 02:28:52 +0000

On Saturday, April 14, beginning at 9:00am in Room 240, Moot Court Honor Society will be holding tryouts for 2018-2019. Students interested in trying out are asked to prepare a seven-minute oral argument based on a short fact pattern that will be provided. Students are also asked to submit a three-page section of the Law … Continue reading "Moot Court Honor Society Tryout: April 14, 2018"



Deadline is Friday at Noon – David D. Dowd, Sr. Memorial Award

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 19:22:28 +0000

THE DAVID D. DOWD, SR. MEMORIAL AWARD SUMMER JOB PLACEMENT AWARD APPLICATION DEADLINE:  NOON – APRIL 13, 2018  An individual award shall not exceed the sum of $5,000.00 Must work 20 hours per week for not less than 10 weeks The School of Law is accepting applications for the David D. Dowd Sr. Memorial Award. … Continue reading "Deadline is Friday at Noon – David D. Dowd, Sr. Memorial Award"



Student Bar Association Elections for 2018-2019

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 18:41:13 +0000

Elections for the 2018-2019 Student Bar Association Leadership are  underway!  All students can now begin the process of determining who the 2018-2019 SBA executive board and class representatives will be. Remember, all students are automatically members of the Student Bar Association; therefore it is important that you are all involved in the process of choosing your class representatives and executive board. Each … Continue reading "Student Bar Association Elections for 2018-2019"



Law Library Selfie Contest!

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 18:10:23 +0000

Take a picture of yourself in the library, and upload it to our Law Library Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/UALAWLIBRARY/and you can win a prize!  The librarians will vote on the winners after the contest is over.  The contest runs NOW through Saturday, April 14, 2018.  At least three prizes will be awarded.  Prizes are donated by Westlaw. … Continue reading "Law Library Selfie Contest!"



Law Library Egg Hunt

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 17:01:55 +0000

The law library is hosting an egg hunt this week, in honor of National Library Week.  The egg hunt is sponsored by LexisNexis.  Times for the hunt are: Tuesday, April 9th, 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 10th, 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Thursday, April 11th, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. In addition to … Continue reading "Law Library Egg Hunt"



Apply for the Inn of Courts

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 16:49:07 +0000




Free Popcorn and Hot Dogs in the Library – TODAY

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 15:58:59 +0000

Free Popcorn in the library NOW! Free hotdogs around 1 p.m. TODAY.  We are celebrating Opening Day and National Library Week!



ALLSA Meeting TODAY! 

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 15:32:28 +0000

Please join the Asian-Latino Law Students Association (ALLSA) for a general body meeting TODAY at 12:15p.m. in Room 325. We will review proposed changes to our constitution, discuss event ideas, and elect the 2018-2019 executive board. The following positions are open: President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Membership Chair If you would like to nominate yourself, or … Continue reading "ALLSA Meeting TODAY! "



Reed Smith LLP’s 2018 Deborah J. Broyles Diverse Scholars Program

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 12:58:00 +0000

The Deborah Broyles Diverse Scholars Program provides two $20,000 awards to be used to defray necessary expenditures related to her/his legal education for the second year of law school, as well as a paid summer associate position after completion of the second year of law school. The program is open to first-year law students who … Continue reading "Reed Smith LLP’s 2018 Deborah J. Broyles Diverse Scholars Program"



Help us Revive ALLSA!

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 11:47:05 +0000

The Asian-Latino Law Students Association (ALLSA) is being revived for the 2018-2019 school year! Please join us on Tuesday, April 10th at 12:15p.m. in Room 325 for a general body meeting. We will review proposed changes to our constitution, discuss event ideas, and elect the 2018-2019 executive board. The following positions are open: President Vice … Continue reading "Help us Revive ALLSA!"



Early Start Bar Study Group & Review for ALA final

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 03:59:49 +0000

The Early Start Bar Study Groups this week (and next week) will serve as reviews for the ALA final exam – and will meet at different times this week  because I have prior commitments on Friday and Saturday.  All sessions meet in L-325 Wednesday 6:30 – 8:30 – MPT write Thursday 1:00 – 3:00 – … Continue reading "Early Start Bar Study Group & Review for ALA final"



Chipotle Fundraiser is TODAY!

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 02:00:20 +0000

ATTENTION Students, Faculty and Staff! BLSA is having a fundraiser at Chipotle on East Exchange Street on 04/09/2018 from 4:00 PM-8:00 PM. You can bring the flyer below and show it on your smartphone or just the tell the cashier that you’re supporting BLSA! Bring all your friends and family and have Chipotle for dinner! … Continue reading "Chipotle Fundraiser is TODAY!"



Akron Law Christian Fellowship Lunch is TODAY

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 02:00:09 +0000

Please join the Akron Law Christian Fellowship for lunch TODAY and an excellent discussion on a topic relevant to all of us as future lawyers on Monday, April 9th at 12:15p in Room 140 of the Law School! Is there an inherent right and wrong?  Does Morality exist?  What is Justice?  Does God exist? If you ever ask … Continue reading "Akron Law Christian Fellowship Lunch is TODAY"



Spring Apparel Sale!

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 00:17:30 +0000

The Student Bar Association’s Spring Apparel Sale is here! Please check out our new designs and exclusive items here: https://commerce.cashnet.com/LAWORG. All items ordered will be distributed during the week before Finals. Grab your gear today!



Moot Court Honor Society Tryout: April 14, 2018

Sun, 08 Apr 2018 13:00:45 +0000

On Saturday, April 14, beginning at 9:00am in Room 240, Moot Court Honor Society will be holding tryouts for 2018-2019. Students interested in trying out are asked to prepare a seven-minute oral argument based on a short fact pattern that will be provided. Students are also asked to submit a three-page section of the Law … Continue reading "Moot Court Honor Society Tryout: April 14, 2018"



HELP US REVIVE ALLSA!

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 16:26:47 +0000

The Asian-Latino Law Students Association (ALLSA) is being revived for the 2018-2019 school year! Please join us on Tuesday, April 10th at 12:15p.m. in Room 325 for a general body meeting. We will review proposed changes to our constitution, discuss event ideas, and elect the 2018-2019 executive board. The following positions are open: President Vice … Continue reading "HELP US REVIVE ALLSA!"



Free Breakfast to Learn about New Free Westlaw Tools!

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 15:54:32 +0000

On Monday, April 9, between 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., stop by Room 201 for a free breakfast and ten minute demos of Westlaw Practice Ready. Westlaw Practice Ready is a new set of practice tools available to University of Akron law students. RSVP at http://tinyurl.com/UAPracticeReady. Westlaw Practice Ready includes:  Eighteen months of free commercial access to Westlaw for graduating law students PLUS a host of other … Continue reading "Free Breakfast to Learn about New Free Westlaw Tools!"



Fall OCI Program Preview is April 11th

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 15:34:54 +0000

Please join the Career Services Office on Wednesday, April 11th for the Fall On-Campus Interview Program Preview. 12:15-1:15 in Room 140 5:15-6:15 in Room 281 Learn about the Fall OCI process and how to prepare yourself for on-campus interviews. What do you need to do to succeed this summer?



Graduating End of Fall 2018?

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 14:20:25 +0000

The Deadline to Apply is May 1st. If you plan to complete your law degree (including any certificate) at the conclusion of the Fall 2018 semester, a graduation application for degree candidacy is required.  Submit your FREE graduation application NOW via My Akron. The DEADLINE for law students to apply for Fall 2018 degree candidacy is Tuesday, May 1, 2018.   In … Continue reading "Graduating End of Fall 2018?"



Get Your Akron Law Gear!

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 02:16:50 +0000

The Student Bar Association’s Spring Apparel Sale is here! Please check out our new designs and exclusive items here: https://commerce.cashnet.com/LAWORG. All items ordered will be distributed during the week before Finals. Grab your gear today!



SBA Public Interest Auction is Today!

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 02:14:07 +0000

Please join us this Friday, April 6th for our annual Public Interest Auction. The night will include live and silent auctions, a cash bar, a live jazz band, trivia, bingo and more! Items being auctioned off include golf with President Wilson, a signed Tristan Thompson hat, Cav’s gear, and various prize baskets. Tickets can be … Continue reading "SBA Public Interest Auction is Today!"



Lunch with Akron Law Christian Fellowship is Monday

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:26 +0000

Is there an inherent right and wrong? Does Morality exist? What is Justice? Does God exist? If you ever ask yourself any of these questions then the Akron Law Christian Fellowship would like to invite you to an event that will help answer these! Nick Petrus (1L Akron Law) will give a presentation on the Moral … Continue reading "Lunch with Akron Law Christian Fellowship is Monday"



Law Clerk Position – Warren, OH – open to all students

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:29:19 +0000

A solo practice attorney seeks a law clerk for his busy practice in Warren, Ohio.  Seeking a law student who is able to work approx. 20 hours per week. Ideal candidate is a part-time student who is available to work during normal business hours. If you are interested, please email Dean O’Brien: ab139@uakron.edu



Canton, OH – Certified Legal Intern – Stark County Prosecutor’s Office- Juvenile Division

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:06:30 +0000

Canton, OH – Certified Legal Intern – Stark County Prosecutor’s Office- Juvenile Division AkronLawJobs No. 9245 Overview: This posting is for an internship with the Stark County Prosecutor’s Office, Juvenile Division. Candidates must be eligible for an Ohio Supreme Court Intern Certificate by the end of Spring semester. Description: This is a paid, part time … Continue reading "Canton, OH – Certified Legal Intern – Stark County Prosecutor’s Office- Juvenile Division"



Women’s Workshop event at Harrity & Harrity for female law students interested in IP!

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 13:58:36 +0000

The Women’s Committee at Harrity & Harrity, LLP invites our female law school students to join the firm this May for the first Women’s Workshop.  The workshop will take place from May 21-23 at the office in Fairfax, VA, and includes talks from a number of female leaders in the patent field.   More information … Continue reading "Women’s Workshop event at Harrity & Harrity for female law students interested in IP!"



Spring Apparel Sale!

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 02:16:07 +0000

The Student Bar Association’s Spring Apparel Sale is here! Please check out our new designs and exclusive items here: https://commerce.cashnet.com/LAWORG. All items ordered will be distributed during the week before Finals. Grab your gear today!



SBA Public Interest Auction is Tomorrow

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 02:10:50 +0000

Please join us this Friday, April 6th for our annual Public Interest Auction. The night will include live and silent auctions, a cash bar, a live jazz band, trivia, bingo and more! Items being auctioned off include golf with President Wilson, a signed Tristan Thompson hat, Cav’s gear, and various prize baskets. Tickets can be … Continue reading "SBA Public Interest Auction is Tomorrow"



Scalia Speaks Featuring Ed Whelan & Dean Oldfield

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 01:18:33 +0000

Join the Federalist Society for the final event of Scalia Week today in room 180 from 12:15-1:15 as we discuss the life and legacy of Antonin Scalia with his former law clerk and close friend, Ed Whelan, and Akron Law’s own Dean Oldfield. Ed Whelan is the coauthor/co-editor of the recently released book “Scalia Speaks: … Continue reading "Scalia Speaks Featuring Ed Whelan & Dean Oldfield"






BLSA Chipotle Fundraiser

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 00:00:31 +0000

ATTENTION Students, Faculty and Staff! BLSA is having a fundraiser at Chipotle on East Exchange Street on 04/09/2018 from 4:00 PM-8:00 PM. You can bring the flyer below and show it on your smartphone or just the tell the cashier that you’re supporting BLSA! Bring all your friends and family and have Chipotle for dinner! … Continue reading "BLSA Chipotle Fundraiser"



Canned Immunity is Back!

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 18:09:05 +0000

Hello everyone, its that time of year again! Women’s Law Association and Animal Legal Defense will be tabling for Canned Immunity from  April 2nd through April 6th at  12:15 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. Canned Immunity is where you either donate specific items or give $2 for a ticket or 3 tickets for $5, so that … Continue reading "Canned Immunity is Back!"



Lunch with the Akron Law Christian Fellowship – Morality and Justice

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 15:36:16 +0000

Is there an inherent right and wrong? Does Morality exist? What is Justice? Does God exist? If you ever ask yourself any of these questions then the Akron Law Christian Fellowship would like to invite you to an event that will help answer these! Nick Petrus (1L Akron Law) will give a presentation on the Moral … Continue reading "Lunch with the Akron Law Christian Fellowship – Morality and Justice"



Free Breakfast to Learn About New Free Westlaw Practice Tools

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 15:33:04 +0000

On Monday, April 9, between 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., stop by Room 201 for a free breakfast and ten minute demos of Westlaw Practice Ready.  Westlaw Practice Ready is a new set of practice tools available to University of Akron law students. RSVP at http://tinyurl.com/UAPracticeReady. Westlaw Practice Ready includes:  Eighteen months of free commercial access to Westlaw for graduating law students PLUS … Continue reading "Free Breakfast to Learn About New Free Westlaw Practice Tools"



Early Start Bar Study & Alumni Panel on the Bar Exam

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 03:59:59 +0000

This Week’s Early Start Bar Study Sessions will be: Thursday 1:00 – 3:00 – Secured Transaction Friday 11:00 – 1:00 – Secured Transaction (same essay as Thursday) Saturday 10:30 – 12:30 – Professional Responsibility All sessions meet in L-325 – The study group is intended for July examinees – but anyone interested in getting a … Continue reading "Early Start Bar Study & Alumni Panel on the Bar Exam"



SALDF Event is Today – Food provided!

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 02:20:59 +0000




Spring Apparel Sale is Happening Now

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 02:15:15 +0000

The Student Bar Association’s Spring Apparel Sale is here! Please check out our new designs and exclusive items here: https://commerce.cashnet.com/LAWORG. All items ordered will be distributed during the week before Finals. Grab your gear today!



SBA Public Interest Auction is this Friday

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 02:00:55 +0000

Please join us this Friday, April 6th for our annual Public Interest Auction. The night will include live and silent auctions, a cash bar, a live jazz band, trivia, bingo and more! Items being auctioned off include golf with President Wilson, a signed Tristan Thompson hat, Cav’s gear, and various prize baskets. Tickets can be … Continue reading "SBA Public Interest Auction is this Friday"



Enjoy Chipotle on Monday 4/9 and support BLSA

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 00:55:53 +0000

ATTENTION Students, Faculty and Staff! BLSA is having a fundraiser at Chipotle on East Exchange Street on 04/09/2018 from 4:00 PM-8:00 PM. You can bring the flyer below and show it on your smartphone or just the tell the cashier that you’re supporting BLSA! Bring all your friends and family and have Chipotle for dinner! … Continue reading "Enjoy Chipotle on Monday 4/9 and support BLSA"



Canned Immunity is Back!

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 18:07:44 +0000

Hello everyone, its that time of year again! Women’s Law Association and Animal Legal Defense will be tabling for Canned Immunity from  April 2nd through April 6th at  12:15 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. Canned Immunity is where you either donate specific items or give $2 for a ticket or 3 tickets for $5, so that … Continue reading "Canned Immunity is Back!"



Law Library Reference Position for Law Students

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 15:22:31 +0000

Law Library Position for Law Students – apply today! This position is open to any student that has completed LARW I and II by the end of Spring semester 2018.  Deadline is Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Law Library seeks to hire one law student as a Reference Associate starting Summer Semester 2018. The Law Library … Continue reading "Law Library Reference Position for Law Students"



Moot Court Honor Society Tryout: April 14, 2018

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 12:56:26 +0000

On Saturday, April 14, beginning at 9:00am in Room 240, Moot Court Honor Society will be holding tryouts for 2018-2019. Students interested in trying out are asked to prepare a seven-minute oral argument based on a short fact pattern that will be provided. Students are also asked to submit a three-page section of the Law … Continue reading "Moot Court Honor Society Tryout: April 14, 2018"



May Grads: are you close to 300 hours of pro bono?

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 12:50:58 +0000

All May grads who are nearing 300 hours of pro bono to earn cords at commencement must report those hours to Career Services no later than April 13th. Please email Dean O’Brien with your hours no later than April 13th so that we may plan accordingly to recognize you at commencement. If you need a … Continue reading "May Grads: are you close to 300 hours of pro bono?"






BLSA Chipotle Fundraiser next Monday 4/9

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 00:00:37 +0000

ATTENTION Students, Faculty and Staff! BLSA is having a fundraiser at Chipotle on East Exchange Street on 04/09/2018 from 4:00 PM-8:00 PM. You can bring the flyer below and show it on your smartphone or just the tell the cashier that you’re supporting BLSA! Bring all your friends and family and have Chipotle for dinner! … Continue reading "BLSA Chipotle Fundraiser next Monday 4/9"



Spring Apparel Sale

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 21:02:39 +0000

The Student Bar Association’s Spring Apparel Sale is here! Please check out our new designs and exclusive items here: https://commerce.cashnet.com/LAWORG. All items ordered will be distributed during the week before Finals. Grab your gear today!



SBA Invites You to The Public Interest Auction

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 21:01:44 +0000

Please join us this Friday, April 6th for our annual Public Interest Auction. The night will include live and silent auctions, a cash bar, a live jazz band, trivia, bingo and more! Items being auctioned off include golf with President Wilson, a signed Tristan Thompson hat, Cav’s gear, and various prize baskets. Tickets can be … Continue reading "SBA Invites You to The Public Interest Auction"



Canned Immunity is Back!

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 18:07:01 +0000

Hello everyone, its that time of year again! Women’s Law Association and Animal Legal Defense will be tabling for Canned Immunity from  April 2nd through April 6th at  12:15 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. Canned Immunity is where you either donate specific items or give $2 for a ticket or 3 tickets for $5, so that … Continue reading "Canned Immunity is Back!"



SALDF Guest Speaker Event is this Wednesday

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 14:20:55 +0000




Expungement Clinic Seeking Student Volunteers

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 13:46:13 +0000

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 … Continue reading "Expungement Clinic Seeking Student Volunteers"



Tuesday, April 3, 2018 – Loyola Patent Law Interview Program Info Session – 12:15pm to 1:15pm, Rm. 202

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 13:07:00 +0000

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 – Loyola Patent Law Interview Program Info Session – 12:15pm to 1:15pm, Rm. 202 Lunch will be provided! Prof. Holte and Dean O’Brien will review next steps for preparation for the PLIP, including application materials, bidding, interviews, etc. Students should also be prepared to ask questions to get the most benefit from the PLIP.



“Action at ACCESS” Saturdays!

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 12:26:53 +0000

ACCESS is always looking for energetic volunteers to help with work around the shelter. Once a month we hold an open volunteer time for you to come in and lend a helping hand. Our next “Action at ACCESS” is April 21st from 9am-12pm. Please register by email to Stephanie Zelasko at szelasko@access-shelter.org at least one … Continue reading "“Action at ACCESS” Saturdays!"



CASA/GAL Information Session Tuesday April 17

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 05:55:12 +0000




Akron Law Alumni Association seeks Student Director – Application Deadline: April 17, 2018

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 02:08:56 +0000

Message from Lia Evans, Director of Alumni and Development The Akron Law Alumni Association (“LAA”) Board of Directors has a dedicated position on its Board for a student director.  This unique and valuable opportunity provides the student director a chance to become involved in alumni leadership and activities with the law school.  The student director … Continue reading "Akron Law Alumni Association seeks Student Director – Application Deadline: April 17, 2018"



Intramural Trial Competition

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 00:44:49 +0000




BLSA Chipotle Fundraiser 4/9

Sun, 01 Apr 2018 20:00:02 +0000

ATTENTION Students, Faculty and Staff! BLSA is having a fundraiser at Chipotle on East Exchange Street on 04/09/2018 from 4:00 PM-8:00 PM. You can bring the flyer below and show it on your smartphone or just the tell the cashier that you’re supporting BLSA! Bring all your friends and family and have Chipotle for dinner! … Continue reading "BLSA Chipotle Fundraiser 4/9"



Canned Immunity is Back!

Sun, 01 Apr 2018 17:35:53 +0000

Hello everyone, its that time of year again! Women’s Law Association and Animal Legal Defense will be tabling for Canned Immunity from  April 2nd through April 6th at  12:15 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. Canned Immunity is where you either donate specific items or give $2 for a ticket or 3 tickets for $5, so that … Continue reading "Canned Immunity is Back!"



Miller Becker Center Distinguished Lecture Series – April 13, 2018

Sat, 31 Mar 2018 11:59:33 +0000

Click on image to enlarge To register: Email Shannon Aupperle at sfauppe@uakron.edu or call 330-972-7988



New law clerk position!

Fri, 30 Mar 2018 18:46:47 +0000

Akron, OH – Summer 2018 Law Clerk – Perantinides & Nolan AkronLawJobs No. 9231 Qualifications:  2L who is rising to 3L for the Fall 2018 semester. 3L who is part-time rising to 4L. Must have strong writing, communication skills and academic performance.  There is a potential for continuation into the Fall and Spring semesters. How … Continue reading "New law clerk position!"



CQE Clinic Volunteer Training – Friday, April 13 4:30pm – 6pm

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:06:49 +0000

Our next free Certificate of Qualification for Employment (CQE) clinic is Saturday, April 14, 2018!  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 8:15am-12:45pm on Saturday, April 14, 2018. The clinic will be held at Ohio Means Job Center [1040 E. … Continue reading "CQE Clinic Volunteer Training – Friday, April 13 4:30pm – 6pm"



Moot Court Honor Society Tryout: April 14, 2018

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 02:55:03 +0000

On Saturday, April 14, beginning at 9:00am in Room 240, Moot Court Honor Society will be holding tryouts for 2018-2019. Students interested in trying out are asked to prepare a seven-minute oral argument based on a short fact pattern that will be provided. Students are also asked to submit a three-page section of the Law … Continue reading "Moot Court Honor Society Tryout: April 14, 2018"






Intramural Trial Competition

Tue, 27 Mar 2018 16:44:06 +0000




Moot Court Honor Society Tryout: April 14, 2018

Mon, 26 Mar 2018 00:54:10 +0000

On Saturday, April 14, beginning at 9:00am in Room 240, Moot Court Honor Society will be holding tryouts for 2018-2019. Students interested in trying out are asked to prepare a seven-minute oral argument based on a short fact pattern that will be provided. Students are also asked to submit a three-page section of the Law … Continue reading "Moot Court Honor Society Tryout: April 14, 2018"



Application to Take the July 2018 Ohio Bar Exam is due next Monday

Sun, 25 Mar 2018 14:20:04 +0000

The deadline for your application to take the July 2018 Ohio bar examination is April 2, 2018.   Please see the Supreme Court of Ohio Bar Admissions website for deadline information here, and application information here. If you have not yet picked up your Character Certificate, please do so from Law Student Affairs in the Dean’s Suite in McDowell Law … Continue reading "Application to Take the July 2018 Ohio Bar Exam is due next Monday"