New Jobs Available! Fall 2017 OCR – Session Q Application Open Until Wednesday, December 20 at 11:59 p.m.

The next opportunity to apply for Fall 2017 OCR opportunities, Fall 2017 – Session Q, is open and applicants can apply, and modify applications, for employers in this Session until 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, December 20, 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.

Banker Lopez Gassler P.A. (Recent Graduates for Associate positions in its office(s) in St. Petersburg, FL). The employer has provided the following information:
Banker Lopez Gassler is seeking an entry level Associate for their St. Petersburg office. The position focuses on personal injury litigation, personal injury protection, automobile negligence and premises liability litigation. An active Florida license is required for consideration.  Banker Lopez Gassler P.A. was founded in 2008 by Robert E. Banker, Joseph K. Lopez and Frank H. Gassler – all trial lawyers with over a hundred years combined experience. The firm has grown to over 80 litigation attorneys with a dedicated client base and offices strategically located throughout the state of Florida. Banker Lopez Gassler P.A. attorneys value long term relationships with our clients, attorneys, employees and communities. Our locally and nationally recognized attorneys practice in the areas of admiralty, appellate law, aviation, bad faith litigation and avoidance, construction litigation, insurance defense, insurance coverage, malpractice, nursing home litigation, premises liability, products liability, sports, toxic tort, and workers’ compensation.

The Bleakley Bavol Law Firm (2Ls and 3Ls for School Year Law Clerk positions in its office(s) in Tampa, FL). The employer has provided the following information:
The Bleakley Bavol Law Firm is a collection of talented, aggressive lawyers dedicated to the principles of professionalism, exceptional service, and zealous representation of the firm’s clients.  The firm proudly represents corporations, large and small, as well as individuals, families, partnerships, limited liability companies, and sole proprietorships in all state and federal courts throughout Florida.  The Bleakley Bavol Law Firm seeks a part time law clerk up to 20 hours per week.  Qualified candidates will bei n the top third of their class and possess excellent research and writing skills.

All applications for OCR are via Symplicity and the “OCR” tab. 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.