Pathfinder Program

Pathfinder XL

Mission

The Pathfinder Program empowers emerging members in the Summit County community to enhance their professional development & networking by creating meaningful relationships with experienced members of the Akron Bar Association.


Participant Testimonial

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“The Program has been fantastic!  It has allowed me to expand my network while building my practical skills as a lawyer.  I always have someone to talk to about general practice questions, & the Program helps illustrate the sense of community”

Jaclyn A. Palumbo, Esq.
Member Since 2014


Emerging Members (one to four years in practice)

Application: Attorney Participant Application | CLOSED

Deadline: Rolling Admissions


Law Students (2L and 3L)

Application: Law Student Participant Application | CLOSED

Deadline: Monday, January 25, 2019

Schedule of Events:

  • Student Orientation
    • Akron Bar Association | January 30, 2019 | 4:30 pm
  • Commencement Social Event
    • Akron Bar Association | January 30, 2019 | 5 - 6 pm
  • Pairing Announcements
    • February 6, 2019
       
  • Diversity Celebration
    •  February 2019Akron Bar Association | 4:30 - 6:30 pm
       
  • Exploring Career Paths and Objectives (individual session)
    • March | date, location and time will be determined by Guide and Participant
  • Leveraging & Navigating Social Events (individual session)
    • April | date, location and time will be determined by Guide and Participant
       
  • Mock Interview (individual session)
    • May | date, location and time will be determined by Guide and Participant
       
  • Celebration | Bar Takers Cookout
    • June | University of Akron School of Law | time TBD

Guide Information

To become a Guide, please contact ​Akron Bar’s Director of Membership | 330.436.0106

Resources:
Activities Guide
Status Update Form

Flyers:
Emerging Member Flyer
Law Student Flyer

Survey:
Exit Survey


Staff Liaison

Akron Bar’s Director of Membership | 330.436.0106