Akron Law Community Service/Pro Bono Opportunities - Complete Listing

The Will Clinic Program

Legal Aid eligible clients are provided with simple estate planning documents: Wills, Durable Powers of Attorney, Health Care Powers of Attorney, and Living Wills through clinics held each quarter in Summit, Stark, Mahoning, and Trumbull Counties. 

The Jerome L Holub Pro Bono Bankruptcy Program

The Jerome L. Holub Pro Bono Bankruptcy Project is a collaborative project between the Akron Bar Association, Community Legal Aid, and The University of Akron School of Law.

Copley High School Speech and Debate

Copley High School is looking for Akron Law students who are interested in serving as judges for the school’s Speech and Debate Team with events including Public Forum Debate, Lincoln-Douglas Debate, and perhaps Student Congress Debate.

Health, Education, Advocacy, and Law Program

The HEAL program is seeking a volunteer law student who is interested in developing skills in the following areas:  client interviewing, case management, document drafting, document review, and drafting advice letters.

The Clemency Project

This is an in-house clinic staffed by volunteer law students. The clinic assists low-income clients with trying to obtain a pardon from the governor of Ohio.

The Expungement Clinic

Expungement is the process of sealing criminal records. Convictions, dismissals and no bills can be sealed.  As a volunteer in the Expungement clinic you will interview low income clients and conduct research to determine if the client is eligible for expungement.     

Summit County CASA Program

The Summit County CASA Program is seeking dedicated volunteers to serve as advocates for abused and neglected children.

University of Akron ITL/SL

The University of Akron Institute for Teaching and Learning - Service Learning (ITL/SL)

Presents students with exposure to a wide variety of community service projects utilizing well developed contacts and addressing specific needs.