Duke University School of Law has an opening for a Clinical Teaching Fellow in our new Clinical Teaching Fellows Program. This may be either a two or three year appointment and is intended to provide training, support and professional development for young lawyers with a demonstrated interest in exploring a career in clinical teaching.   The relevant information is set out below.

We will consider candidates with an interest in teaching in any of our existing clinics, but particular areas of opportunity exist within our two transactional clinics, the Community Enterprise Clinic and the Start-Up Ventures Clinic. The ideal candidate will have at least two-years of practice experience, a demonstrated interest in clinical teaching and practice, and be prepared to work with our current clinical faculty to supervise students, help teach the applicable clinic seminar, and be engaged in other aspects of the Clinical Program.

In addition to their clinical teaching and broader responsibilities within the Clinical Program, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to pursue other interests, such as non-clinical teaching, as well as other activities appropriate to their professional goals, including traditional legal or clinical scholarship. The precise contours of the position will be tailored to the strengths and interests of the successful applicant and formalized with his or her input. In addition to a strong commitment to clinical legal education, the ideal candidate will offer:

(1) Relevant legal experience and a strategy for how to translate that into the Clinical Program for the benefit of our clients/partner organizations and students;

(2) A deep commitment to access to justice that is consistent with the ethos of the Duke Law clinics, as well as a creativity to deploy legal skills toward this end;

(3) Demonstrated potential for excellence in clinical teaching and mentoring; and

(4) A clear and articulated vision for how this Fellowship will advance his or her future professional goals.  

Most, but not all, of our clinics will require that Clinical Teaching Fellows either be a member of the North Carolina Bar or be eligible for admission and willing to become a member.

Duke University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. People of color, women and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest that, among other things, specifies the Clinic in which the candidate would propose to conduct her or his Fellowship, and résumé via email to Sandra Pettiford at pettiford@law.duke.edu.

All applications must be received no later than midnight on Friday, September 29, 2017.

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The Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic (Samuelson Clinic) at UC Berkeley Law School is seeking to hire a Clinical Teaching Fellow.

The Samuelson Clinic at Berkeley Law is the nation’s flagship clinic in the high technology, privacy, and intellectual property fields, and is an integral component of both the Law School’s Center for Law and Technology (http://www.law.berkeley.edu/bclt.htm) and Clinical Program (http://www.law.berkeley.edu/clinics.htm). In training future lawyers and policy-makers, the Clinic plays an important role defining and shaping technology policy within California, the United States, and internationally.

The SLTPPC offers this post-graduate position to provide a recent law school graduate the opportunity to develop as an effective advocate and teacher while working with the Clinic to help train the next generation of influential attorneys, judges, and community leaders specializing in technology law and policy

The position is anticipated to begin no later than July 1, 2017 but an earlier start date may be possible. It will continue until June 30, 2018, with the possibility of renewal for an additional year.

This position is open until filled. For details on the position, including required qualifications and application materials, and information about how to apply, please visit https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01275.

For more information about the Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic visit our website at http://www.law.berkeley.edu/samuelsonclinic.htm.

If you have questions about the position, please contact academicpositions@law.berkeley.edu.

Duke University School of Law seeks an attorney to supervise students, represent clients, and work on community-based access to justice projects in the Law School’s Civil Justice Clinic. The successful candidate will be appointed as Duke Law’s first Farrin Access to Justice Fellow, a two-year clinical fellowship. Qualified applicants may include both individuals currently teaching in a civil litigation clinic or practicing attorneys with relevant subject matter expertise.

The Civil Justice Clinic handles cases on its own and also partners with Legal Aid of North Carolina to jointly represent some clients. The Clinic works on a wide variety of civil litigation matters for low-income clients, with a particular focus on housing, discrimination, consumer transaction, and employment cases. The Civil Justice Clinic is one of Duke Law’s newest clinical courses, and it is directed by Professor Charles Holton. More information is available at: https://law.duke.edu/civiljustice/

This position is a two-year, clinical fellowship that will involve direct representation, teaching and case supervision, client and community outreach, as well as other responsibilities. The position offers a salary and benefits commensurate with comparable law school fellowship opportunities. This is a full-time position located in Durham, North Carolina. Some additional evening, weekend, and travel assignments may be required.

Applicants should have a minimum of two to five years of relevant experience, including a demonstrated interest in representing underserved populations and working with diverse communities. All applicants must either be members of the North Carolina Bar or be eligible for admission and willing to become a member.

Duke University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. People of color and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Fluency in Spanish is helpful.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume via email to Kristin Triebel at kristen.triebel@law.duke.edu.

Applications must be received no later than midnight on January 31, 2017

The UDC David A. Clarke School of Law is pleased to announce fellowship opportunities in the following legal clinics: Community Development and Housing;  Immigration; Juvenile and Special Education Law, & Tax

LL.M. Program Description

The UDC David A. Clarke School of Law has an excellent, nationally ranked clinical education program where each J.D. candidate must complete two seven-credit clinics to graduate.   LL.M. candidates work closely with experienced faculty members to teach and supervise clinic students learning substantive law and practice skills.  In addition, over the course of the two-year program, fellows in the LL.M. program must complete a scholarly work of publishable quality, or a project designed to stimulate systems change.

The two-year LL.M. program includes coursework in clinical pedagogy, legal scholarship, public interest law, and systems change.  The focus of the program is to provide fellows with a foundation in clinical education practices and to strengthen their lawyering and advocacy skills.

L.L.M. candidates will receive an annual stipend of $51,157 plus benefits.

The program begins on August 1, 2017.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Specific clinic descriptions are at:  http://www.law.udc.edu/?page=ClinicIntro

Admissions Process:

Please submit the following:

1.  A response to the following questions in no more than 1,000 words (two pages):

–       In your area of concentration, what systemic problems have you identified?

–       How do you envision using the law to transform the system?

2.  Resume

3.  Writing Sample

4.  U.S. Law School Transcript (official)

5.  Two letters of recommendation from individuals with personal knowledge of your capabilities and commitment to social justice.

Please send materials, except transcript, electronically to Loretta Young-Jones at loretta.youngjones@udc.edu  (Please enter “LL.M. Application” in the subject line.)

Mail transcript to:

Hannah Lieberman, Associate Dean
Clinical and Experiential Programs
University of the District of Columbia
David A. Clarke School of Law
4200 Connecticut Ave., N.W.
Building 52
Washington, DC  20008

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Questions?  Please contact Dean Lieberman: hannah.lieberman@udc.edu

Job Requirements:

1.  Candidates should have a law degree from an accredited U.S. law school, and active, good standing with a bar association in the U.S.  Eligibility to become a member of the District of Columbia Bar may be required depending on clinic placement.

2. Evidence of teaching experience, or demonstrated potential for effective teaching.

3. A minimum of two years relevant practice experience.

The University of Baltimore School of Law invites applications for a Fellowship in its Family Law Clinic to start on or around December 1, 2016. This public interest fellowship program offers practicing attorneys exposure to law school clinical teaching.  For more information about UB’s clinical program and the Family Law Clinic, please go here: http://law.ubalt.edu/clinics/index.cfm.
The Family Law Clinic represents low-income individuals and organizations in domestic violence and family law litigation, legislative advocacy, legal reform and community education.  The Clinic handles a wide variety of cases, which include civil protection order, divorce, custody, support, adoption, paternity, Special Immigrant Juvenile Cases and name changes.  The Family Law Clinic is dedicated to serving low income clients residing in Baltimore City, and places a special focus on persons subjected to abuse and the LGBTQ community.  In the clinic, law students are licensed to practice law under the supervision of faculty and serve as first-chair lawyers on their clients’ matters and on community-based projects.
The Fellow’s duties include direct supervision of clinic students’ client, case, legislative advocacy and community education work, co-teaching a weekly clinic seminar, and engaging in course planning and preparation with the other faculty members in the Family Law Clinic.  Fellows also have the opportunity to pursue other professional goals, including scholarship, during the Fellowship.  Fellows are responsible for case coverage during school vacations.  This position is a contractual appointment for up to two years and can be extended for a third year under certain circumstances.
Qualifications: Excellent oral and written communication skills; at least two years of experience as a practicing lawyer preferably in family law litigation; a strong academic record and/or other indicia of high performance ability; commitment to work for low income clients; and a strong interest in law school teaching. Fellows must be members of the Maryland Bar (currently licensed in Maryland or willing to take the next Maryland Bar exam) in order to supervise law practice by students.
Salary: The current salary is $55,000.  The position includes full available benefits, including retirement annuities, research support, and travel allowance. 
We appreciate your interest in our recruitment. Please review the information at the bottom of the Job Posting herehttp://www.ubalt.edu/about-ub/offices-and-services/human-resources/jobs-at-ub.cfm?&posting=1146 before you visit http://www.ubalt.edu/candidate_gateway/erecruit.html to apply.

We need to receive your electronic application in our system by the vacancy closing date in order to consider you for the vacancy. 

If you have any questions about the position, please email Prof. Margaret Johnson at majohnson@ubalt.edu.

The University of Baltimore School of Law invites applications for a fellowship to start on or about January 3, 2017 in the Community Development Clinic (CDC).  This public interest fellowship program offers practicing attorneys exposure to clinical law teaching.  

The CDC provides transactional, regulatory, and other non-litigation advice to community-based nonprofit groups, to small businesses headed by low-income entrepreneurs, and to social enterprises, cooperatives, and other clients with challenging and unmet legal needs.  Students serve as first-chair attorneys under the guidance and support of law school faculty, including the CDC Fellow.  We look forward to receiving your required electronic application, letter of interest, and resume and learning about your interest in and qualifications for our vacancy.

The Fellow’s duties include supervising law students as they engage in client service for the first time, co-teaching the weekly clinical seminar with other CDC faculty, including CDC Director Jaime Lee, and engaging with the local community to learn about its legal needs.  The Fellow will also cover emergency client matters during winter and summer breaks in the academic calendar.   

The CDC Fellow will have opportunities to engage in academic scholarship and to explore teaching as a long-term profession, and will receive close mentoring and support from UB’s community of other clinical law teachers and Fellows.

This position is a full-time, year-round contractual appointment for two years.  The position can be extended for a third year under certain circumstances.  Because the CDC serves evening students, the Fellow will work one or more evenings each week during the fall and spring semesters, with daytime hours adjusted accordingly.  

Qualifications:  Two years or more years of legal practice in transactional, small business, nonprofit, regulatory, employment, legislative, and/or community lawyering; exceptional listening skills; a demonstrated interest in working for low-income clients and communities; and an interest in mentoring and/or teaching.  Fellows must be or be willing to become members of the Maryland Bar.  If the person hired as the Fellow is not admitted in Maryland when hired, s/he should take the bar exam in February of 2017 if possible.

Salary:  The current salary is $55,000.  The position includes full available benefits, including retirement plan, research support, and travel allowance.  

Applications are now being accepted.  The deadline for electronic applications with letters of interest and resumes attached is October 17, 2016.

For more details about the Fellows’ Program, please view our website at http://law.ubalt.edu/clinics/fellows/

We appreciate your interest in our recruitment. Please review the information at the bottom of the Job Posting herehttp://www.ubalt.edu/about-ub/offices-and-services/human-resources/jobs-at-ub.cfm?&posting=1147 before you visit http://www.ubalt.edu/candidate_gateway/erecruit.html to apply.
We need to receive your electronic application in our system by the vacancy closing date in order to consider you for the vacancy. 
If you have any questions about the position, please email Prof. Jaime Lee at jlee@ubalt.edu.