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  • 12 Jan 2017 12:36 AM | Laura McNally-Levine (Administrator)

    Supervising Attorney in Pepperdine's new Startup Law Clinic in the Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship & the Law

    The Supervising Attorney will teach and supervise students practicing in the Pepperdine Startup Law Clinic (the "SLC"). In the SLC, law students learn and train through law practice under the supervision of the Supervising Attorney. The SLC provides legal services to entrepreneurs and startup businesses in corporate organization and financing transactions. The Supervising Attorney will teach the seminar component of the SLC course with an adjunct faculty appointment. The SLC contributes to the University's mission by increasing the School of Law's capacity to teach, train and form professionals as well as serving the local entrepreneurial community. The SLC serves the School of Law's strategic plan by increasing the profile of the School of Law within the vibrant Southern California entrepreneurial community.

    Duties

    • The Supervising Attorney will supervise law students in practice with professional responsibility for all client services. The SLC's primary focus is in startup financing. The specific legal questions any given client may present may range from issues of corporate law to IP and licensing, to tax and employment, as well as finance. Matters could include entity formation, drafting shareholder and operating agreements, negotiating investment or loan agreements, advising on how to structure internal compensation structures for founders, drafting vendor or services agreements, and many other basic legal needs for startup companies.
    • Uphold University mission through work performed.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    The above information has been designed to indicate the general level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

    Skills and Qualifications

    Required: The Supervising Attorney must hold a JD degree from an ABA accredited law school and must be a licensed attorney in good standing in California. The Supervising Attorney must have substantial transactional legal experience in startup and entrepreneurial law practice, especially in financing transactions. The Supervising Attorney must have broad and deep relationships in the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Southern California and the ability to secure strategic partnerships for the SLC.

    Preferred: Preferred candidates will have expertise in other relevant fields such as intellectual property, tax, or mergers & acquisitions.

    Qualified individuals should be able to articulate a strong commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds.

    Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal, education and employment screening.

    This is a restricted, exempt, 40 hour per week position.

    Salary: Commensurate with experience

  • 12 Jan 2017 12:29 AM | Laura McNally-Levine (Administrator)

    The Immigration Clinic has received a substantial endowment that has allowed us for the first time to create a Fellow position. Therefore, the Immigration Law Clinic at the University of Pittsburgh is now accepting applications for an Immigration Clinic  Fellow for a two year term.

    The Immigration Clinic Fellow will work with the OlenderProfessor of Asylum, Refugee and Immigration Law in support of the Immigration Clinic’s educational and community service objectives. The Fellow will work closely with the Clinic Director in the representation of asylum seekers, minors and other immigrants seeking relief from removal. The Fellow will also assist in the direct supervision of clinic students representing clients and clinic classroom teaching in coordination with the clinic director.

    Experience in an immigration clinic is highly desirable. At least 1 year of experience is required at the time of appointment.

    The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

    • Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

    • Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

    • Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

    • Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

    Applications for the position should be made following the instructions in this link.

    https://www.pittsource.com/postings/130073

  • 06 Jan 2017 10:00 PM | Laura McNally-Levine (Administrator)

    Berkeley Law is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in our J.D. degree program should openings arise. Areas of particular curricular interest include Evidence, Criminal Procedure, Business Law, International Commercial Law, and International Arbitration. Openings are generally part-time.

    Berkeley Law is one of the premier law schools in the United States. Our J.D. program is demanding, engaging, hands-on, and selective. The diverse and constantly evolving curriculum offers hundreds of courses, including dozens in our top-ranked Intellectual Property, International Law, Social Justice, and Environmental Law programs. We expect our faculty and lecturers to demonstrate a strong commitment to academic vigor, multidisciplinary research, and intellectual diversity. Please see https://www.law.berkeley.edu/php-programs/courses/courseSearch.php for curricular details.

    General Duties: In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, assessing student work and assigning grades, advising students, identifying and preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and maintaining a course website.

    Basic Qualifications: J.D. or equivalent degree, or other relevant graduate degree, is required at the time of application.

    Preferred Qualifications: Legal practice experience in the area in which the applicant seeks to teach. Experience teaching law school courses, with outstanding student and peer evaluations.

    Salary: Starting annual full-time salary is currently $52,099, prorated according to teaching workload. Generally, the salary for an instructor teaching one course for a semester at the law school ranges from $4,428 to $8,596 depending on the associated workload.

    Application Procedure: To apply, please visit the following link: http://apptrkr.com/928960. Applicants should submit (a) a cover letter describing their interest in teaching and identifying the course(s) they propose to teach; (b) their curriculum vitae; and (c) a short (1-2 paragraph) description of the course(s). Additional materials may be required of finalists.

    To receive full consideration for any openings please submit a complete application. Completed applications will be reviewed as openings arise. Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in January and for spring semester in August.

    The applicant pool will close on December 1, 2017; candidates who have yet to receive an offer and who are interested in remaining in the pool after that time will need to submit a new application.

    Please direct questions to:mailto:academicpositions@law.berkeley.edu

    Berkeley Law is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching. Qualified women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

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  • 06 Jan 2017 10:00 PM | Laura McNally-Levine (Administrator)

    Berkeley Law is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in our J.D. degree program should openings arise. Areas of particular curricular interest include Evidence, Criminal Procedure, Business Law, International Commercial Law, and International Arbitration. Openings are generally part-time.

    Berkeley Law is one of the premier law schools in the United States. Our J.D. program is demanding, engaging, hands-on, and selective. The diverse and constantly evolving curriculum offers hundreds of courses, including dozens in our top-ranked Intellectual Property, International Law, Social Justice, and Environmental Law programs. We expect our faculty and lecturers to demonstrate a strong commitment to academic vigor, multidisciplinary research, and intellectual diversity. Please see https://www.law.berkeley.edu/php-programs/courses/courseSearch.php for curricular details.

    General Duties: In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, assessing student work and assigning grades, advising students, identifying and preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and maintaining a course website.

    Basic Qualifications: J.D. or equivalent degree, or other relevant graduate degree, is required at the time of application.

    Preferred Qualifications: Legal practice experience in the area in which the applicant seeks to teach. Experience teaching law school courses, with outstanding student and peer evaluations.

    Salary: Starting annual full-time salary is currently $52,099, prorated according to teaching workload. Generally, the salary for an instructor teaching one course for a semester at the law school ranges from $4,428 to $8,596 depending on the associated workload.

    Application Procedure: To apply, please visit the following link: http://apptrkr.com/928960. Applicants should submit (a) a cover letter describing their interest in teaching and identifying the course(s) they propose to teach; (b) their curriculum vitae; and (c) a short (1-2 paragraph) description of the course(s). Additional materials may be required of finalists.

    To receive full consideration for any openings please submit a complete application. Completed applications will be reviewed as openings arise. Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in January and for spring semester in August.

    The applicant pool will close on December 1, 2017; candidates who have yet to receive an offer and who are interested in remaining in the pool after that time will need to submit a new application.

    Please direct questions to:mailto:academicpositions@law.berkeley.edu

    Berkeley Law is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching. Qualified women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

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  • 29 Dec 2016 2:03 PM | Laura McNally-Levine (Administrator)

    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.
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    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.

    Please feel free to share this announcement with those who might be interested.

  • 19 Dec 2016 3:49 PM | Laura McNally-Levine (Administrator)

    The Loyola Law School Los Angeles Immigrant Justice Clinic (LIJC) is currently hiring a Supervising Attorney for 2017. This position would oversee the community-based service component of (LIJC), which includes supervision of two staff attorneys. This attorney would also serve as the primary liaison between LIJC and our various community partners, as well as, supervise law student advocacy projects that address issues faced by the LIJC client population.

    The description is attached if you are interested in learning more about the position. To apply, please visit https://jobs.lmu.edu/postings/28850. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at lijc@lls.edu.

  • 19 Dec 2016 3:48 PM | Laura McNally-Levine (Administrator)

    Wayne State University Law School is seeking candidates to fill the position of Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor. We hope to find an individual to direct, teach, and supervise a transactional clinic (e.g. a small business clinic, a social enterprises and nonprofits clinic, or a community economic development clinic). Clinical faculty at the Law School hold three- or five-year contracts, and participate fully in faculty governance (other than the hiring and promotion of tenure-track faculty). Minimum qualifications for the position include a J.D. degree and three years of law-related employment after law school. Preferred qualifications include three or more years of transactional practice, one or more year of experience as a clinical teacher, fellow, or staff attorney, and membership in the State Bar of Michigan or eligibility for admission without examination. The Law School encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ persons, and others whose backgrounds will contribute to the diversity of the faculty. Persons interested in applying should send a resume and cover letter to Professor David Moss, Chair, Clinical Programs Subcommittee, via email (david.moss@wayne.edu), fax (313-577-9379), or U.S. Mail (Wayne State University Law School, 471 W. Palmer, Detroit, Michigan 48202. The position will remain open until filled. To receive full consideration, please apply by January 6, 2017.

  • 19 Dec 2016 3:36 PM | Laura McNally-Levine (Administrator)

    The Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program (HIRC) is hiring a Staff Attorney to start immediately and a Clinical Teaching and Advocacy Fellow to start in the summer of 2017. See below for details and please spread the word!

    The Staff Attorney will conduct outreach in the Harvard community, engage in screening and consultations with community members, and represent members of the Harvard community in their applications for immigration protection. In addition, the Staff Attorney will develop and update Know-Your-Rights materials and answers to Frequently-Asked-Questions for community members to address potential changes to immigration law and policy. The Staff Attorney will also represent members of the Harvard community in bond hearings and removal defense, as needed. The Staff Attorney will work closely with pro bono attorneys, who will assist in providing representation, as well as with a paralegal assigned to work on this project and the HIRC social worker.

    The Albert M. Sacks Clinical Teaching and Advocacy Fellowship will work primarily on direct representation of individuals applying for asylum and other forms of humanitarian protection, starting in the summer of 2017. The Fellow, who will be housed at Harvard Law School, will assist with the supervision of clinical students and will work closely with experienced attorneys and clinicians at Harvard Law School and Greater Boston Legal Services during the 2017-2018 academic year. The Fellowship will provide teaching opportunities in the form of select lectures in a diverse range of courses; independent writing and scholarship are encouraged.

    Interested candidates should apply through the Harvard University Human Resources system at:

    http://hls.harvard.edu/dept/hr/jobs-at-hls/.

  • 15 Dec 2016 3:39 PM | Laura McNally-Levine (Administrator)

    Berkeley Law is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in our experiential education program should openings arise. Openings are generally part-time.

    Instructors teach courses in litigation and transactional lawyering skills, including Negotiation Skills, Pre- Trial Practice Skills, Civil Trial Practice Skills, Criminal Trial Practice Skills, Appellate Advocacy Skills, Legal Writing Skills, Drafting Skills, Legal Research Skills, Alternative Dispute Resolution Skills, Oral Advocacy Skills, Mediation Skills, Law School Competition Skills, Law Practice Skills, Judicial Process Skills, and other related professional practice skills. Courses are taught experientially, using extensive simulation, video and other “learning by doing” pedagogies.

    General Duties: In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, assessing student work and assigning grades, advising students, identifying and preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and maintaining a course website.

    Basic qualifications: J.D. or equivalent degree, or other relevant graduate degree, and experience in the area in which the applicant seeks to teach is required at time of application.

    Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching law school skills courses, with outstanding student and peer evaluations.

    Salary: Starting annual full-time salary is currently $52,099, prorated according to teaching workload. Generally, the salary for an instructor teaching one course for a semester at the law school ranges from $4,428 to $8,596 depending on the associated workload.

    Application Procedure: To apply, please visit the following link: http://apptrkr.com/928966. Applicants should submit four (4) documents: (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a list of Berkeley Law skills courses they wish to be considered for or wish to propose, and (4) a teaching statement of no more than 500 words explaining how they have approached or would approach teaching skills courses. Additional materials may be required of finalists.

    To receive full consideration for any openings please submit a complete application. Completed applications will be reviewed when openings arise. Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in January and for spring semester in August.

    The applicant pool will close on December 1, 2017; candidates who have yet to receive an offer and who are interested in remaining in the pool after that time will need to submit a new application.

    Please direct questions to: mailto:academicpositions@law.berkeley.edu

    Berkeley Law is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching. Qualified women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University

    of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

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  • 09 Dec 2016 4:27 PM | Laura McNally-Levine (Administrator)

    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

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    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

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

    4. 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.


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