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Online Videos of Akron Law Career Planning Workshops

Online Videos of Akron Law Career Planning & Placement Workshops

International Law Careers - March 19, 2014

Professor Matthew Wilson shares his advice and wisdom about international law career opportunities.

Demonstration Legal Interview - February 4, 2014

Watch an interview of a law student by hiring partners at a local law firm.

A Day in the Life of a Lawyer Turned Banker - October 29, 2013

Learn about alternative careers in a growing field, including banking, compliance and risk management.

A Day in the Life of a Solo Practitioner - September 24, 2013

Learn about what it takes to succeed in solo practice.

Legal Clinics & Externships - March 7, 2013

Learn about Akron Law’s legal clinics and externship program from the Directors of the clinics.

Careers with the Courts - October 17, 2012

The panel discusses careers as a Judical Clerk and a Pro Se Staff Attorney, as well as other careers within the courts.

Distinguishing Yourself in International Law - September 12, 2012

Professor Matthew Wilson speaks about career paths in International Law.

Preview of the Fall 2012 On Campus Interviews (OCI) - April 11, 2012 

Learn all about the Fall OCI process and how to prepare for On Campus Interviews.

How to Succeed in Your Summer Job - March 29, 2012

Hear from the CPPO staff about how to excel and succeed in you summer job.

Is a Judicial Clerkship Right for Me? - March 21, 2012

Hear from Judges about what they look for in their law clerks, and from law clerks about what it is like to work for a Judge.

Practice Area Series: Health Care Law - October 12, 2011

Local attorneys share their experience with health care law.

The Forever Skill: Jump start your job search - September 28, 2011

Signature speaker Susan Gainen speaks about life long job search skills.

Professionalism: What law students need to know - September 14, 2011

Michael L. Robinson explains how being a professional will help you make in the world of law.

Preview: Fall 2011 OCI/On Campus Interviews

What are On Campus Interviews and how do you prepare for them? Find out by listening to this informative workshop.

Practice Area Series: Tax & Bankruptcy

Learn the specifics of tax & bankruptcy law from those that practice it every day.

Judicial Clerkships - April 6, 2011

Everything you wanted to know about what pros and cons of judicial clerkships and how to become one.

Legal Clinics & Externships - April 5, 2011

Learn about Akron Law’s legal clinics and externship program from the Directors of the clinics.

Practice Area Series: Alternative Careers - March 23, 2011

Workshop Details: Not interested in practice? Hear from attorneys who use their law degrees in non-practice careers.

Down with Debt! The CCRAA and Other Student Debt Reduction Methods - March 3, 2011
Learn about unbelievable programs to reduce and even eliminate your student debt.

Things You Didn't Learn in Law School: Post-Graduate Skills - March 2, 2011
Learn about the types of skills and habits you will need to succeed in the practice of law.

Practice Area Series: Family/Domestic Law & Estate Planning - February 23, 2011
Learn the specifics of family and domestic law and estate planning from those who practice it every day.

Practice Area Series: Corporate Law - November 11, 2010
Workshop Details: A Q&A session with a panel of attorneys who practice in various areas of corporate and transactional law.  The panelists are Jeffrey A. Fickes from Roetzel & Andress and John Tang from Brennan, Manna & Diamond.

Practice Area Series: Litigation and Appellate Advocacy - October 27, 2010
Workshop Details: A Q&A session with a panel of local litigators and appellate advocates.  The panelists are Kerri L. Keller from Brouse McDowell and Karen E. Ross from Tucker Ellis West.

State Judicial Clerkship Workshop - October 12, 2010
Workshop Details: Information on how to apply for and obtain state judicial clerkships from the clerks themselves.  A panel of current and former state judicial clerks and staff attorneys answer students’ questions about how to apply and what to expect while working in the Ohio state judiciary.

Beyond OCI: Marketing Your Brand & Maximizing Your Job Search - September 22, 2010
Workshop Details: Information on uncovering jobs at small firms and other non-OCI employers and also information on how to use Symplicity, Monster.com, CareerBuilder.com, and more.

Fall OCI Preview - April 14, 2010 (Day Session)
Workshop Details: Get prepared for the Fall 2010 recruiting season by learning more about OCIs (on-campus interviews).  Upper class students who participated in last fall’s OCI (on-campus interview) program as well as hiring partners from several Northeast Ohio law firms talk about their experiences and the do’s and don’ts of the OCI process.

Fall OCI Preview - April 14, 2010 (Evening Session)
Workshop Details: Get prepared for the Fall 2010 recruiting season by learning more about OCIs (on-campus interviews).  Upper class students who participated in last fall’s OCI (on-campus interview) program as well as hiring partners from several Northeast Ohio law firms talk about their experiences and the do’s and don’ts of the OCI process.

Northwestern Mutual Financial Network - April 9, 2010
Workshop Details: Amy E. McMullen, Director of Recruiting and Selection, and Dan Leslie, Managing Director of Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, talk to students about the internship program at Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, which was recognized as “One of the Top Ten Internships in the Nation” by The Princeton Review.

Judicial Clerkship Workshop - April 6, 2010
Workshop Details: An informational workshop on state and federal judicial clerkships. Learn about different types of judicial clerkships and how and when to apply. Current and former state and federal court law clerks answer student questions and share their insight.  

Solo/Small Firm Practice Workshop - March 10, 2010
Workshop Details: How to setup your own law practice and uncover jobs at small firms.  Hear from several local practitioners (Jonea Shade, Paul Colavecchio, and Susan Durr) about their career paths and how to set up your own law practice.  Panelists also share insight on how to uncover jobs with solo and small firms. 

Alternative Careers Workshop - March 2, 2010
Workshop Details: Hear from several distinguished attorneys who are using their law degrees in non-traditional ways. Our distinguished panelists include Deborah Hoover, President of the Burton D. Morgan Foundation and Michelle Woodrich, from Akron Children’s Hospital, and others. Learn how legal skills and experience transfer to other settings and professions. 

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