New Jobs Available! Spring 2017 OCR Session B Application Open Until Wednesday, January 25 at 11:59 p.m.

The next opportunity to apply for Spring 2017 OCR opportunities, Spring 2017 – Session B, is open and applicants can apply, and modify applications, for employers in this Session until 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25, 2017.

Don’t forget that there are also opportunities for employment available on the Jobs Board!  OCR is one of our TWO places for you to find jobs; the other is the Stetson Law Jobs tab on Symplicity (i.e. Stetson’s “Jobs Board”).  Be sure to check the Stetson Law Jobs tab frequently, as opportunities are added here by individual employers on their own and new opportunities appear regularly.

Participating employers. Employers participating in this OCR Session include:

Abrahamson & Uiterwyk  (2Ls and 3Ls for School Year Law Clerk positions in its office(s) in Tampa, FL). The employer has provided the following information:
Civil litigation firm in Tampa is currently accepting applications from students for an immediate opportunity offering dynamic exposure into the fast-paced world of civil litigation.  The position will offer varied opportunities, including drafting motions, assisting attorneys with preparation for both hearings and trials, summarizing depositions, and much more. Strong legal research and writing skills are required. The candidate is expected to work 15-20 hours per week.

Alexander DeGance Barnett P.A. (2Ls for Summer Associate positions in its office(s) in Jacksonville, FL). The employer has provided the following information:
Alexander DeGance Barnett is a 7 lawyer civil litigation firm in Jacksonville that represents employers, institutions and organizations in labor, employment, student and education claims, lawsuits, and other related disputes.

Bankers Financial Corporation (1Ls for Summer Law Clerk positions in its office(s) in St. Petersburg, FL). The employer has provided the following information:
This position is for a summer internship with an in-house legal department for a financial services and insurance holding company based in St. Petersburg, Florida. This position would report to the Associate General Counsel and will involve legal research and analysis on a variety of general corporate law, regulatory compliance, and other topics.  From its start in 1976 as a Property & Casualty and Surety carrier, Bankers has grown to encompass an array of businesses, known collectively as Bankers Financial Corporation. Today, BFC companies serve the insurance industry, homeowners, business owners, the criminal justice system, builders and investors, protecting the interests of people and businesses across the country, ensuring dreams and securing tomorrows.

Office of the Public Defender – 10th Judicial Circuit (3Ls, LL.M (Advocacy), and Recent Graduates for Assistant Public Defender positions in its office(s) in Bartow, FL).

United States Air Force JAG (1Ls and 2Ls for School Year Law Clerk and 3Ls for JAG Officer positions in its office(s) in nationwide). The employer has provided the following information:
This informational interview is an opportunity for candidates to find out how they fit in the Air Force JAG Corp. National and internationally based full service firm with specialties in Air & Space Law, Civil Administration Law, Claims & Tort Litigation, Criminal Law, Cyber Law, Environmental & Real Property Law, Government Contract & Commercial Law, International Law, Labor Law, Legal Assistance, Medical Law, and Operations Law.

Wilkes & McHugh, P.A. (2Ls for Summer Associate and 3Ls for Associate positions in its office(s) in Tampa, FL). The employer has provided the following information:
Wilkes & McHugh, P.A., is a national civil litigation firm which handles serious personal injury claims nationwide with its corporate offices in Tampa, FL. Wilkes & McHugh, P.A. was named among the Top 20 Plaintiffs’ firms in the country by the National Law Journal. We also have the honor of being featured for our work representing victims of nursing home abuse or neglect.

All applications for OCR are via Symplicity and the “OCR” tab. Employers participating in OCR can be viewed in the Spring 2017 OCR Participating Employer Guide (located in the Symplicity Document Library), which also provides detailed information on the application materials required by each employer. Step-by-step instructions for how to apply to OCR opportunities via Symplicity are available in the Spring 2017 OCR Instructions (located in the Symplicity Document Library). Applicants can apply, and modify applications, until the deadline, as no candidate materials are sent to an employer until after the close of the application period.

Stetson Law OCR Policy AffirmationEvery student participating in OCR must complete Stetson Law’s On Campus Recruiting Policy Agreement Form (found by clicking here) before their materials will be sent to the employer.  Note that if you completed this for a prior application Session you do not need to do it again (i.e. it only needs to be done once).

Stetson Law and this Career Development staff takes enormous pride in the fact that we consistently receive positive feedback from employers on our candidates’ preparedness.  Accordingly:
(1) Each document submitted for an OCR opportunity will be reviewed to ensure that it meets the proper formatting standards.  If a candidate submits documents in an improper format, the candidate’s materials will not be given to the employer.
(2) Each candidate must submit all documents requested by the employer, and if all documents are not submitted, the candidate’s materials will not be given to the employer.
Please email Korey Henson (khenson@law.stetson.edu) with any questions.