Spring 2016 OCR Session M Application Open Until April 24 at 11:59 p.m.

The next opportunity to apply for Spring 2016 OCR opportunities, Spring 2016 – Session M, is open and applicants can apply, and modify applications, for employers in this Session until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, April 24, 2016.

Participating employers. Employers participating in this Session include:

Boyle & Leonard, PA (1Ls and 2Ls for Law Clerk positions in its Tampa, FL office).  The employer has provided the following information:
Summer clerkship position at a fast-paced boutique insurance coverage firm wherein we represent policyholders against their insurance carriers primarily in the construction defect context. The opportunity to gain significant experience in a short period of time and develop researching and writing skills at both the trial and appellate level. Potential for a year-round clerkship to the extent your schedule permits.

Harris & Hunt, P.A. (1Ls and 2Ls for Law Clerk positions in its Tampa, FL office).  The employer has provided the following information:
Firm is primarily family law, specializing in dissolution, post-dissolution, collaborative and prenuptial matters. Summer intern will work on research projects and forms organization within our case management software.  IT savvy is a plus.

Maxey Law Offices, PLLC (1Ls and 2Ls for Law Clerk positions in its St. Petersburg, FL office).  The employer has provided the following information:
Maxey Law Offices is a full-service intellectual property law firm that exclusively practices intellectual property law. Our practice includes, intellectual property litigation, patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. Whether our clients require consultation, trademark and patent procurement, copyright applications, appeals, patent reexamination, trademark opposition and cancellation or intellectual property ligation in state or federal court, we are committed to providing our clients with exceptional representation.

Veterans Advocacy Clinic (1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls, LL.M (Advocacy), LL.M (Elder Law), and LL.M (International) for Summer Law Clerk positions in its Gulfport, FL office).  The employer has provided the following information:
Spend this summer gaining legal experience and serving veterans. The Veterans Advocacy Clinic assists veterans who are seeking disability benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs. In this position you will be handling your own cases under the supervision of the clinic’s staff attorney. You duties will involve legal research, writing, and possible in-person/telephonic hearings. You will learn about administrative law generally and gain a wealth of substantive knowledge regarding veterans benefits law.

All applications for OCR are via Symplicity and the “OCR” tab (except as provided above). Employers participating in OCR can be viewed in the Spring 2016 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 2016 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 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.