University of Akron School of Law
Law School Pro Bono Programs
Alisa N. Benedict O’Brien
Pro Bono Graduation Requirement Program
Description of Programs
Students are required to complete 30 hours of pro bono and community service.
Location of Programs
With the clinical/externship program.
Pro bono staff also serves as clinical faculty and Dean of Career Services/Externships.
The pro bono program is funded through the law school’s operating budget.
Faculty and Administrative Pro Bono
Awards for completing 150 hours or more; Awards and cords at graduation for completing 300 hours or more; firm-sponsored award to top 2 graduates (most hours for full-time and part-time programs)Community Service
Alternative Winter or Spring Break Programs
Law School Public Interest Programs
Alisa Benedict O’Brien
Public Interest Centers
PI Career Support Center
Career services offers programming and counseling on public service. There is also an annual Government and Public Interest Fair.
Loan Repayment Assistance Programs (LRAP)