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  • 30 Oct 2017 10:57 AM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA IRVINE SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for a Visiting Clinical Professor to create and teach in a Consumer Law Clinic.  The Law School recently received substantial funding for the purpose of creating and funding a new core clinic in this substantive area.  Applicants for this position should have at least seven to ten years’ legal practice and/or teaching experience in Consumer Law. The person selected will be appointed as a Visiting Clinical Professor or Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor, depending on the candidate’s experience.   The initial appointment is expected to be for two years, with the possibility of renewals. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

    UC Irvine School of Law is a visionary new law school focused on training talented and passionate lawyers and driven by professional excellence, intellectual rigor, and a commitment to enrich our communities through public service. In keeping with this mission, the Law School has a dynamic and innovative clinical program. The cornerstone of the clinical program is a six-credit core clinical course required of every student. Students may enroll in their core clinic for additional semesters. In the six years since the creation of the first core clinics, the number has grown from three to the current eight: Appellate Litigation; Community and Economic Development; Criminal Justice; Domestic Violence; Environmental Law; Immigrant Rights; Intellectual Property, Arts, and Technology; and International Justice.  Each core clinic is taught by one or more full-time faculty and one or more adjunct faculty who contribute a particular subject matter expertise and expand the breadth of the services offered.  The Law School also currently has six elective clinics in the areas of Fair Employment and Housing; Civil Rights Litigation; Cyber Victims Defense; International Human Rights; Reproductive Justice; and Startup and Small Business.

    Founded just nine years ago, UC Irvine School of Law is the newest public law school in California in nearly 50 years and currently is ranked 28th nationally by U.S. News & World Report. The clinical training program is ranked  15th.  The Law School also ranks in the top 14 for student diversity and is tied with Yale at no. 3 for best student/faculty ratio. The Law School aims to prepare students for the practice of law at the highest levels of the profession, combining the best of a large and renowned academic institution with a collegial, supportive and friendly environment.

    For more information about the Law School, visit:

    Inquiries regarding this position should be directed to Professor Carrie Hempel, Associate Dean for Clinical Education and Service Learning at UC Irvine School of Law:

    Candidates who wish to be considered for the position should, by November 30, 2017, send a cover letter and updated CV, either electronically  to, or by mail to: 

    UC Irvine School of Law

    Attn: Martha De Young

    401 E. Peltason, Suite 1000

    Irvine, CA 92697-8000


    The University of California Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

  • 30 Oct 2017 10:55 AM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS SCHOOL OF LAW,  Dartmouth, MA is seeking a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor as Director of our Community Development Clinic. The clinic provides representation to entrepreneurial businesses in the South Coast region. The director will teach one section of a doctrinal course each semester, likely Business Organizations. UMass Law is dedicated to creating access to legal education for groups underrepresented in the profession, and is committed to graduating justice-centered lawyers prepared to practice responsibly and creatively. The school’s in-house clinics were developed to meet critical community needs. 

    UMass Law is located on Massachusetts’ South Coast, about one hour from Boston and thirty minutes from Providence and Cape Cod. As the only public law school in Massachusetts, UMass is poised to become a leader in stewarding justice in the state, and the new tenure-track clinic director will be an integral part of that growth.  

    Required qualifications: candidates must have a J.D., be licensed in Massachusetts within one year of hire, and have at least one year of legal clinic teaching experience. 

    Preferred qualifications: at least five years combined law practice and clinical teaching experience.

    The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Anyone with questions is welcome to contact Professor Justine Dunlap, Chair of the Appointments Committee.

    You may apply at with a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three professional references. 

    The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth values excellence, diversity, transparency, student-centeredness, accountability, innovation, engagement, collaboration, collegiality and safety. 

     University of Massachusetts Dartmouth employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, Presidential Executive Orders, and state and local laws designed to protect employees and job applicants from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, military service, veteran status or other non-merit based factors.

    The University of Massachusetts reserves the right to conduct background checks on potential employees.

  • 30 Oct 2017 10:54 AM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN LAW SCHOOL is pleased to announce a search for a Director of the Frank J. Remington Center’s Prosecution Project. The Remington Center is one of the largest and oldest clinical programs in the country, and is comprised of multiple prison-based projects. The clinics include several calendar-year opportunities, along with school-year clinics and externship positions with prosecution and public defender offices.  

    The Director of the Prosecution Project instructs and places students in district attorneys’ offices throughout Wisconsin. The work includes preparation classes, indirect supervision of the summer placements in coordination with local DAs and ADAs, management of the placements, and follow-up reflection and review. In addition, the Law School is especially interested in those individuals with prior experience in teaching entry-level criminal law classes, victims rights work, and/or alternative courts.

    Please click on the following link to view the position announcement, including for information about how to apply:

    Applications must be received by November 21, 2017.

  • 24 Oct 2017 3:22 PM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY, SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for the position of Advocacy Competitions Program Academic Coordinator expected to begin January 2, 2018. This is a one-year renewable contract position at 50% time; and a separate and varying percentage teaching appointment. The Academic Coordinator is charged with managing internal and external competitions, supervising the Board of Advocate and internal competition student directors, and coordinating with law firm sponsors and other donors.

    For more information about the position, including required qualifications and application materials, please visit:

  • 24 Oct 2017 3:20 PM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for the position of Pro Bono Program Coordinator expected to begin on January 1, 2018.  This is a one-year, full-time appointment, subject to renewal. The Coordinator for the Pro Bono Program will continue to build, coordinate and supervise the Pro Bono Program and the Student-Initiated Legal Services Projects, working closely with the Pro Bono Program Faculty Co-Directors.  The Coordinator will operate as part of a team that focuses on public interest and service learning at the law school, and works to raise the profile of pro bono both within the law and in the larger community.  

    The deadline for applications is Monday, November 20, 2017.  For more information about the position, including required qualifications and application materials, please visit: .  If you have questions about the position, please contact:, or you are welcome to reach out to Sue Schechter,

  • 24 Oct 2017 3:16 PM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    NOTRE DAME LAW SCHOOL invites applications to serve as the inaugural full-time Director of the Law School’s new California Innovation Clinic.  The Clinic will provide transactional services and related advice to individuals or entities in the Bay Area seeking to start or expand their own ventures.  The Clinic will operate out of the Notre Dame California center in Palo Alto, California.

    The Clinic will provide students, under the supervision of the Clinic Director, opportunities to serve the transactional needs of early-stage startup ventures. The services offered by the Clinic will depend in significant part on the background and skills of the Clinic Director, but we anticipate that the Clinic will assist clients with some or all of the following: entity formation, founder agreements, non-disclosure agreements, ownership agreements, licensing and/or freedom to operate agreements, and privacy and data security policies. Specific client matters will be determined by the Clinic Director, although decisions about the overall direction of the Clinic’s work will be made in consultation with the Dean and other law school faculty members.

    The Director will be a full-time non-tenure track faculty member or staff attorney, with responsibility for all aspects of the Innovation Clinic, including client development, client representation, law student supervision, and classroom instruction. The Innovation Clinic will be one of six clinics at the Law School.

    Responsibilities of the Director will include:

    • Developing a consistent and appropriate base of clients for the clinic;
    • Designing and implementing the Clinic infrastructure including a curriculum, a case management system, and relationships with partner organizations;
    • Providing transactional services to Clinic clients;
    • Supervising up to 8-10 law students per semester, and approximately
    • 1-2 law students each summer, in direct client representation;
    • Providing law students with instruction in substantive and procedural law necessary to effectively represent Clinic clients;
    • Providing law students with training in core lawyering skills necessary to carry out client representation, including interviewing and counseling, fact investigation, negotiation, drafting corporate  agreements, and oral advocacy;
    • Developing and teaching a companion course covering the range of legal issues that arise at different stages of a startup venture’s development;
    • Collaborating with clinical and other faculty at the Law School;
    • Collaborating with leaders of other entrepreneurship-related activities within the broader University, including the IDEA Center;
    • Attending conferences and interacting with faculty at other institutions; and
    • Assisting in the development of additional financial resources for the Clinic.

    The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

    • A Juris Doctor degree from an ABA-accredited law school and at least 8-10 years of practice experience relevant to the representation of startup ventures in transactional matters;
    • Excellent supervisory and communication skills;
    • A commitment to instructing and supervising law students;
    • Ability to work in a self-directed and entrepreneurial environment;
    • An academic record that demonstrates the capacity to be an active participant in the Law School’s academic community and in the national clinical-education community; and
    • A license to practice law in the State of California.

    Term and Compensation: The position is full-time with a salary commensurate with experience, plus benefits, which include medical, dental, and retirement.  The initial contract will be for a two-year term beginning July 1, 2018, or as soon as possible.  


    Application Process and Deadline:  Applicants should submit a cover letter and a Curriculum Vitae.

    The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately.  The position will remain open until filled.

    For more information contact Professor Mark McKenna at 574-631-9258 or

  • 24 Oct 2017 3:07 PM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the School of Law. The Dean serves as the chief academic and administrative officer of the School of Law. The School is seeking a student-centered Dean who will bring intellectual leadership, strong management and interpersonal skills, and public relations and fundraising abilities to the institution. The Dean will serve an initial five-year term beginning July 1, 2018, and will report to the University’s Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

    Successful candidates must have a Juris Doctor from an accredited institution and a scholarly record appropriate for an appointment at the rank of tenured full professor. The successful candidate should possess strong administrative abilities, including team-building skills and a collaborative management style; demonstrate a strong commitment to the School’s scholarly mission and initiatives; encourage diversity and inclusion; and promote interdisciplinary programs within the school and across campus. The candidate should also display a strong support for the land-grant mission of the university and a commitment to engagement and external relations, including outreach to law firms, corporations, and foundations as well as government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and policymakers.

    The responsibilities of the Dean include, but are not limited to, leading faculty and staff toward a new level of distinction; fostering excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, and service; promoting collaboration with other colleges and schools on campus in support of cross- disciplinary and campus-wide initiatives; initiating outreach efforts to heighten the visibility and distinctiveness of the School; cultivating an environment commensurate with University goals; and placing students first through a strong commitment to recruitment, development, retention, and graduation.

    The University of Arkansas School of Law prepares students for success through a challenging curriculum taught by nationally recognized faculty, unique service opportunities, and a close-knit community that values students. With alumni in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, two territories, and 20 countries, it has been ranked among the top 10 “Best Values in Legal Education” by theNational Jurist magazine for five consecutive years. In the 2017 edition of U.S. News & World Report, the School of Law was included in the list of “America’s Best Graduate Schools,” ranking No. 42 among public institutions and No. 77 among public and private schools. The School enrolls approximately 400 students.

    The Dean will arrive at one of the most exciting times in the history of the School of Law ( The University is in the midst of a $1 Billion capital campaign, scheduled to conclude in 2020 ( Funds raised during Campaign Arkansas will build on advancements during the previous campaign, which included a dramatic expansion of the School of Law buildings and facilities, additional library facilities, state-of-the-art classrooms, a coffee house, a signature courtyard, a Legal Clinic, student journals and organizations, and space for the School’s Graduate Program in Agricultural and Food Law (the first such program in the country).

    The School of Law is located on the flagship campus ( of the University of Arkansas system in Fayetteville ( This attractive, culturally vibrant city in the rapidly growing northwest region of the state was ranked No. 5 in U.S. News and World Report March 2016 “Best Places to Live.”

    With a regional population of more than 525,000, U.S. News and World Report ranked Northwest Arkansas first among the “20 Best Affordable Places to Live.” The region is home to thriving international corporations including Walmart, Tyson Foods, and J.B. Hunt Transport Services. Located in the beautiful Ozark Mountains, the area features many opportunities for outdoor recreation with 70 public parks, 40 miles of trails, and three lakes. The area has a growing number of cultural and art venues, such as the Walton Arts Center, theatres and performance halls, symphonies, and the internationally recognized Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

    The University is a land-grant institution that offers approximately 82 programs of major study in eight colleges to 27,558 students, is a nationally recognized student-centered research institution, and is ranked 56th in Kiplinger’s list of Best Values. Students compete among the best in the nation with prestigious, nationally competitive awards, including one Gates Cambridge Scholar, two Truman Scholars, two Goldwater Scholars, eight NSF Graduate Research Fellowships, two Fulbright Scholars, and one National GEM Consortium Full Fellowship in 2016.

    The Search Committee will begin deliberations in November, but will accept applications and nominations until on-campus interviews have been held. Applications should include a curriculum vita, cover letter including a statement of interest, and list of at least three references. Only nominations and applications received by November 30, 2017, are assured consideration. The salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience and background. For information regarding benefits offered, visit

    A complete position announcement and the link to apply is at the University Human Resources' job portal

    The University of Arkansas is an Affirmative Action/EOE institution committed to achieving diversity in its faculty and staff. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, especially individuals who contribute to diversity of our campus community. The University welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act. 

  • 24 Oct 2017 2:59 PM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor faculty position in the Clinical Education department, beginning in Fall 2018. The committee will consider applications from applicants in all areas of clinical education, but we have particular interest in the areas of transactional clinics, medical-legal partnerships, elder law, intellectual property, entrepreneurship, STEM start-ups, criminal defense or prosecution, veterans, and family law.

    This is a 9-month faculty position.  Availability for summer clinic coverage on a rotating basis (with additional summer stipend available) is required.  Other faculty responsibilities include student advising, professional engagement through research, presentation and publication, and committee service.

    The University of St. Thomas School of Law offers an innovative curriculum emphasizing professional formation and the education of the whole person.  Our faculty and staff strive to help each student develop the professional and ethical values that are vital to long-term success in our profession, enabling them to become lawyers who lead their communities by serving them.  The School of Law has earned numerous accolades, including:

    • #1, #3, #2, #2 in nation for best practical training (The National Jurist last 4 years)
    • #1 in nation for externships per student (The National Jurist every year)
    • Top 10 for “best professors” (Princeton Review 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017)
    • Top 10 for “quality of life” (Princeton Review 9 out of last 10 years)
    • Top 35 for clinics (US News & World Report last 3 years)
    • Top 40 for faculty scholarly impact (Sisk/Leiter methodology)

    The clinical program, with its 12 clinics, is nationally ranked and recognized for its collaborative work with the university’s School of Social Work and Graduate School of Professional Psychology through the Interprofessional Center for Counseling and Legal Services.

    The vibrant and diverse cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul are well known for their cultural and social amenities and have been consistently named one of the most livable metropolitan areas in the U.S. 

    The University of St. Thomas is a private, Roman Catholic institution. The law school, as reflected in its mission statement, “is dedicated to integrating faith and reason in the search for truth through a focus on morality and social justice.” We seek candidates who can contribute to this mission. We are committed to the inherent dignity of all people and to diversity, inclusion, and cultural agility, to equal opportunity policies and practices, and to the principles and goals of affirmative action. In that spirit, the university welcomes applications from a broad and diverse applicant pool.

    Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good.


    The University of St. Thomas is committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and the goals of affirmative action/equal opportunity. The University welcomes nominations and applications from a diverse applicant pool.

    The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website. If you are viewing this posting from a site other than “Jobs at St. Thomas”, the University assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of information.


    Candidates will first be asked to create an applicant profile and upload his or her Curriculum Vitae, and then submit an online application, voluntary EEO form, and job-specific cover letter.  The cover letter should include concepts the applicant has to create a clinic that fits with the missions of the Law School and the Interprofessional Center

    A J.D. degree is required. Professional license eligibility in Minnesota is required. Three years practice and/or teaching experience post-JD preferred. Ability to articulate a scholarly agenda is required. Ability to build relationships across difference and model cultural agility is required.

    Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good.

    The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    All application materials must be submitted online at  Emailed application materials will not be accepted.

    At this time, please do not upload any documents beyond those requested. Candidates who are selected for further review may be contacted for references and asked to submit additional materials at a later date.

     For further questions, please contact Prof. Virgil Wiebe, Chair of the Hiring Committee at

  • 18 Oct 2017 10:24 AM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the Texas A&M University School of Law. The desired appointment date is July 1, 2018.

    Texas A&M University is a tier‐one research institution and American Association of Universities member. As the sixth largest university in the United States, Texas A&M University is a public landgrant, sea‐grant, and space‐grant university dedicated to global impact through scholarship, teaching, and service. The members of its 440,000 strong worldwide Aggie network are dedicated to the University and committed to its core values of excellence, integrity, leadership, loyalty, respect, and selfless service.

    Located in Fort Worth, the Texas A&M University School of Law is one of 16 colleges and schools that foster innovative and cross‐disciplinary collaboration across more than 140 university institutes and centers and two branch campuses, located in Galveston, Texas and Doha, Qatar. 

    Since joining the A&M family in 2013, the law school has sustained a remarkable upward trajectory by increasing its entering class credentials and financial aid budgets; shrinking the class size; hiring new faculty members, including nationally recognized scholars; and enhancing the student experience. Consistent with its mission, Texas A&M University School of Law integrates cutting edge and multidisciplinary scholarship with first‐rate teaching to provide students with the professional skills and knowledge necessary for tomorrow’s lawyers. Texas A&M University School of Law faculty members and students play a vital role by providing their legal expertise to collaborations with other Texas A&M professionals to develop new understandings through research and creativity.

    The next Dean of Texas A&M University School of Law should provide dynamic, innovative, and entrepreneurial leadership and vision to shape the school’s continued transformation into a model for future legal education. Candidates should have a Juris Doctorate and a scholarly record appropriate for appointment at the rank of tenured professor. Other candidates who hold distinguished records of professional and intellectual leadership or outstanding service to the community will also be considered.

    The successful candidate should be:

     committed to the school’s scholarly mission;

     a strong law school advocate who seeks cross‐unit collaborations with other university schools and colleges;

     a successful fundraiser who can obtain support for various programs and projects, including the Law School Building Project recently approved by The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents, as well as endowed faculty chairs, professorships, and student scholarships;

     an effective administrator with team‐building skills and a collaborative management style appropriate to a complex organization; and

     dedicated to community engagement and public service and experienced at external relations, including outreach to law firms, corporations, and foundations as well as government agencies, non‐profit organizations and policy‐makers.

    The Texas A&M University School of Law is located in the heart of downtown Fort Worth, a city known for a unique confluence of Texas history and renowned arts. Fort Worth enjoys a diverse business community, including energy, defense, international trade, and logistics as well as financial services.

    Just outside of downtown, Fort Worth has many neighborhoods with recognized schools a short distance from the law school. Fort Worth is known nationally as the home to the Bass Performance Hall, the Kimbell Art Museum, and the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, among others. The Trinity River flows through the city. It features over 40 miles of trails, providing access to the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, the Japanese Garden, the Fort Worth Zoo, and the historic Stockyards. The Fort Worth/Dallas metropolitan area has a total population of more than seven million. It offers a vibrant legal community that supports extensive federal and state court systems, including the Patent and Trademark Office, the Federal Reserve Bank, the National Labor Relations Board, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Fort Worth/Dallas has one of the world’s largest airports. As one of the most desirable places to live and work in the United States, the metroplex has attracted many multinational corporations.

    Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a cover letter including a statement of interest, and a list of three references. Only nominations and applications received by November 17, 2017 are assured  consideration. Nominations and applications received after November 17, 2017 may or may not be considered.

    Applications and nominations should be submitted electronically in confidence to

    Applicant information will be kept confidential to the maximum extent allowable by law. Additional information and timeline can be found at

    Texas A&M University provides equal opportunity to all employees, students, applicants for employment or admission, and the public, regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

  • 16 Oct 2017 12:30 PM | Laura McNally-Levine (Administrator)

    WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for the part-time position of Lecturer in Law and Director of its new Immigration Law Clinic. Pending faculty approval, the Clinic will begin operation at the start of the spring semester in January and join the School’s eighteen other law clinic and externships (see

    The Immigration Clinic, through its second- and third-year law students, will provide free legal assistance on immigration related matters to individuals who cannot otherwise afford the services of an attorney. Clinic students will assist clients on matters such as naturalization, deportation, adjustment of status, and asylum.

    The Director is expected to oversee all aspects of the Clinic, including the teaching of students (through one-on-one tutorials and a weekly seminar), supervision of and responsibility for student casework, identification and selection of clients, and administration of the office and staff. The position is half-time (20 hours/week) and eligible for University benefits.


    Candidates must be eligible to practice law in Missouri (i.e., must be a member of the Missouri bar or eligible for admission as a law teacher without examination pursuant to Missouri Supreme Court Rule 13.06). Candidates should have significant experience practicing immigration law, outstanding legal research and writing skills, and promise as a teacher and mentor for law students.

    Application Process

    Applicants must complete an online application by navigating to and searching for job opening number 38267.

    In addition to completing the online application, applicants should submit a resume, law school transcript, references, and brief description of the candidate’s interest and qualifications to: Professor Robert Kuehn, Associate Dean for Clinical Education, Washington University School of Law, One Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1120, St. Louis, MO 63130-4899;

    For fullest consideration, apply by November 15.

    EOE Statement

    Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.


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