New Jobs Available! Spring 2017 OCR Session I Application Open Until Wednesday, March 22 at 11:59 p.m.

The next opportunity to apply for Spring 2017 OCR opportunities, Spring 2017 – Session I, is open and applicants can apply, and modify applications, for employers in this Session until 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22, 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:

Awerbach Cohn (3Ls, LL.M (Advocacy), and Recent Graduates for Associate positions in its office(s) in Clearwater, FL). The employer has provided the following information:
Small firm seeking an associate for busy real estate litigation practice. Prefer candidate that has already been admitted to Florida Bar, but will consider a candidate awaiting results of February bar exam. Some civil litigation experience a plus.

Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. (3Ls and Recent Graduates for Associate positions in its office(s) in Tampa, FL). The employer has provided the following information:
Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A., an A/V rated – full service litigation firm as several openings in its Tampa office for an attorney with 0-5 years of experience. Candidates should possess, strong litigation, research, and writing skills.  Experience in PIP or First Party Property would be a plus.  We offer a great location, excellent salary and working conditions. Benefits include health, disability, life and long term care insurance, in addition to vacation and sick time.

Harris & Hunt, PA (1Ls and 2Ls for Summer Law Clerk positions in its office(s) in Tampa, FL).  The employer has provided the following information:
A top-tier, AV-Rated, high-end Tampa Bay family law firm is seeking a summer law clerk. Impressive academic credentials and excellent analytical and writing skills are required. Personality, character, intelligence, and integrity will be paramount considerations. Candidate must excel in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment, and be highly organized, self-confident and professional.

Hurley, Rogner, Miller, Cox & Waranch, P.A. (2Ls for Summer Law Clerk positions in its office(s) in Winter Park, FL).  The employer has provided the following information:
Formed in Orlando in 1992 by Rex Hurley and William Rogner, HR has always provided clients with personalized, individual representation. These relationships are the result of a dedication to excellence, both in legal knowledge, and commitment to service. In addition to our Winter Park office, HR has offices in Ft. Pierce, Tallahassee, Deerfield Beach, Miami and Ft. Myers. Our attorneys are among the most skilled and respected in the Workers’ Compensation arena, with 13 attorneys being Board Certified by the Florida Bar as Specialists in the area of Worker’s Compensation. Most of our attorneys concentrate primarily in this area, and continuously conduct educational seminars and workshops. The firm also represents clients in Civil and Administrative matters.

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.