Lawyer-to-Law Student Mentor Program

The Akron Bar Association/University of Akron School of Law’s Lawyer-to-Law Student Mentor Program

The Mentor Program pairs lawyer members of the Akron Bar Association with second year law students at The University of Akron School of Law.The program runs during the Spring Semester from January 2014-April 2014.  Mentors provide guidance and share practical knowledge about the legal profession with their mentees. Together, mentors and their assigned law students participate in activities selected from an activity pool, including visiting the courthouse, attending a bar association meeting or shadowing a lawyer.

Attorneys, please volunteer to be a mentor! Second year students, sign up to participate! You will enjoy this very worthwhile, rewarding experience. Fill out the forms by clicking below and submit by the deadline.

Important Dates for the 2013/2014 Mentor Program

Monday, October 21, 2013 – Applications and Questionnaires for students wishing to participate will be available in the CPPO.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 12:15 and 5:15 (Room 133)– Mandatory Mentor Program Training Session – all second year students who plan to participate in the 2013 – 2014 Mentor Program MUST attend one of these training sessions. You will not be assigned a mentor if you do not attend.

Tuesday, November 19 by Noon – Student Applications and Questionnaires due to the CPPO.

Tuesday, December 10– students will be notified of the name of their assigned mentor.

Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. – MEET YOUR MENTOR reception at the Akron Bar Association, 57 South Broadway, Akron, Ohio

On-Line Forms

Law Student/Mentee Application

Students/Mentees must complete and submit the application by Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at Noon. 

Attorney/Mentor Application - (Print Version)

Attorneys/Mentors must complete and submit the application by Friday, November 8, 2013. 

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