Univ. of Baltimore Law School – clinical fellow position

January 11, 2016

The University of Baltimore School of Law invites applications for a fellowship in its Mediation Clinic for Families to start on or about July 1, 2015, although the start date is negotiable.  This public interest fellowship program offers practicing attorneys exposure to clinical law teaching.

The Fellow’s duties include supervising clinic students in the Mediation Clinic for Families, classroom teaching in coordination with clinic faculty, and developing new mediation opportunities for students. This clinic represents clients and trains students in a variety of dispute resolution options including mediation, negotiation, and collaborative practice.  The Fellow will also have opportunities to engage in academic scholarship and to explore teaching as a long-term profession, and will join UB’s community of other law teachers and Fellows within our Clinical Program and the School of Law. The Fellow may also have the opportunity to work with students in other clinics from time to time.

This position is a full-time, year-round contractual appointment for up to three years.

Qualifications: Excellent oral and written communication skills; at least two years of experience as a practicing lawyer, including experience in mediation; a strong academic record and/or other indicia of high performance ability; a commitment to work for low income clients; and a strong interest in teaching. Qualification as a Child Access Mediator in the Maryland Circuit Court is preferred and the Fellow must be a member of the Maryland Bar or willing to take the Maryland Bar at the first opportunity after hire.

Salary:  The compensation for the fellowship is $55,000 per year, with additional support for scholarship, including travel to conferences and assistance with research.

Applications are now being accepted.  The deadline for letters of interest and resumes is March 1, 2016.

For more details about the Fellows’ Program and the Mediation Clinic for Families, please view our website at http://law.ubalt.edu/template.cfm?page=541/ andhttp://law.ubalt.edu/clinics/clinics/familymediation.cfm

To apply, submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae by mail or email to:

Robert Rubinson. Director of Clinical Education

University of Baltimore School of Law

Clinical Law Offices
1420 N. Charles Street,
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Phone: 410-837-4094; Fax: 410-837-4776

If by email:  rrubinson@ubalt.edu

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