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  • 25 Mar 2013 4:56 PM | Maritza Karmely (Administrator)

    American University, Washington College of Law is seeking applications for Practitioners-in-Residence for academic years 2013-14 and beyond in a number of our in-house clinics. American University’s in-house, “live-client” Clinical Program, comprising ten (10) in-house clinics and serving approximately 240 students per year, is respected for its leadership in scholarship, development of clinical methodology, contributions to increasing access to justice for under-served clients and breadth of offerings.


    At this time, we have openings in the following two in-house clinics: intellectual property law clinic and women and the law clinic.


    The Practitioner-in-Residence Program, created in 1998, is a program designed to train lawyers or entry-level clinicians interested in becoming clinical teachers in the practice and theory of clinical legal education.  Many graduates of the Practitioners-in-Residence program (approximately 20) have gone on to tenure-track teaching positions at other law schools. Practitioners can serve in these positions for up to three (3) years.  Practitioners supervise student casework, co-teach weekly clinic seminars and case rounds, and engage in course planning and preparation with the clinic’s tenured faculty. They also teach a course outside of the clinical curriculum.  The Practitioner-in-Residence Program provides full-year training in clinical theory and methodology and a writing workshop designed to assist Practitioners in the development of their clinical and doctrinal scholarship.

    Minimum qualifications include a JD degree, outstanding academic record, three years’ experience as a lawyer and membership in a state bar. Salary and benefits are competitive for entry-level faculty positions. American University is an EEO\AA employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body.


    Applications consisting of a curriculum vitae and cover letter should be e-mailed to Sarah Warren, Faculty Coordinator,, with copies to Professor Robert Dinerstein, Associate Dean for Experiential Education, Electronic submissions are preferred but you may submit your curriculum vitae and cover letter to the following address:


    American University

    Washington College of Law

    Office of the Dean, Suite 366

    4801 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.

    Washington, D.C. 20016


  • 25 Mar 2013 4:49 PM | Maritza Karmely (Administrator)



    The University of Denver Sturm College of Law seeks to hire one or more Visiting Professors to teach in our nationally-ranked clinical program during the 2013-14 academic year.  Appointments may be for one semester or for the entire academic year. We anticipate having needs for visitors in one or more of the following areas: criminal defense, civil litigation (including domestic violence protection orders, housing, and employment law), and community economic development. For more information about the Clinical Program, please see

    The visitors will supervise second and third-year law students on their client work and teach the twice-weekly seminar. In addition, the visitors will participate with the other clinical faculty in the Student Law Office in periodic seminars concerning clinical teaching pedagogy.
    Minimum qualifications:

    • JD or equivalent

    • 5 years of experience in the relevant practice area(s)

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills

    • Experience supervising law students, law student interns, or lawyers

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Experience teaching in one or more of the above outlined substantive areas.

    Application Process and Contact Information:

    You can apply by going directly to our quick link: 
    Clinical Programs posting.   To be considered for this position, please attach a cover letter and CV.

    You can also visit Questions regarding hiring can be addressed to Laura Rovner, Director of Clinical Programs, 303-871-6140 or or Professor Eli Wald, Chair, Lateral Appointments Committee, 303-871- 6530 or

    DU and its Sturm College of Law are committed to enhancing the diversity of our faculty and staff. We are strongly dedicated to the pursuit of excellence by including and integrating individuals who represent different groups as defined by race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, age, disability, national origin, religion and veteran status. DU is an EEO/AA employer.

  • 19 Mar 2013 1:49 PM | Laura McNally-Levine (Administrator)

    Performs teaching, research, and guidance duties at the CUNY School of Law in area(s) of expertise as noted below. Responsibilities may include supervising students in legal practice or related activities.

    Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

    The CUNY School of Law Clinical Program has been nationally recognized as one of the best in legal education. It affords each student the opportunity to engage in the practice of law by learning through service to underserved communities. The Law School currently offers seven live-client clinical programs and three faculty-supervised externship programs. CUNY School of Law faculty members have been recognized as innovative leaders in clinical legal education, through service, publications, and participation at conferences.

    CUNY School of Law's Immigrant & Refugee Rights Clinic (IRRC) represents and supports non-citizens in a variety of settings and courts, covering immigration law and issues at the intersection of law and security. The current mission of the IRRC is to provide a platform for the exploration, development and implementation of ideas and strategies to close the growing legal divide between citizens and non-citizens of the United States of America. At the heart of our work is a principled commitment to the rights and dignity of all.

    By supporting and representing immigrants and other non-citizens, we aim to train law students to become thoughtful, principled, and creative social justice lawyers, empowered with the skills needed to confront the degradation in the rights of citizens and non-citizens alike that has been wrought under the guise of security and public safety but is driven by oppressive and discriminatory forces.

    The IRRC is a two-semester, 16-credit clinic. More detailed information about the full breadth of our work is available at

    The Law School will hire an Instructor responsible for live case supervision, project management, co-teaching, and curricular development in the IRRC. Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to CUNY School of Law's social justice mission and should wish to contribute to the training and development of lawyers dedicated to social justice and public service.

    The tenure-track faculty member directing the IRRC has the ultimate responsibility for the overall operation of the program, including the classroom component, the administration of the clinic, and supervision of students' casework. The IRRC director will meet that responsibility with the support of the Instructor. In the IRRC director's absence, the Instructor will assume the responsibility or share it with other faculty, as determined by the director, in consultation with the Associate Dean for Clinical Programs.

    This position is full-time and Instructors must be available for and interested in teaching, participating in clinic faculty meetings during the school year, summer clinic work (including case management), assisting with the design and development of curriculum materials during the summer, and performing other duties for the benefit of the overall program. This position may also involve evening and weekend duties. In accordance with the law school's needs, the Instructor may be required to teach in other or additional clinics, in lawyering seminars, in a doctrinal course, and/or to provide academic skill instruction or other program support.

    In the first two years of service, Law Instructors may opt into participating in faculty meetings, pursuant to the CUNY School of Law Governance Plan. They may also assume other faculty governance responsibilities and serve on committees as appointed by the Dean or the Committee on Committees.

    Upon reappointment for three or more years of continuous service, they may participate in governance activities without an annual opt in process.

    This job may include weekend and evening duties


    J.D. or L.L.B; admission to the Bar of the State of New York and to various federal courts required.

    Applicants who are not yet admitted but are in a position to secure such admission within six months will be considered with the understanding that continued employment may be contingent on successful admission within that timeframe. Also required are demonstrated legal ability, the ability or potential to teach successfully, interest in productive scholarship, legal work, or law-related work, and the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

    For appointment as Law Instructor, the candidate must have demonstrated commitment to poverty law, public service, or social justice lawyering. S/he must show potential as a teacher in the classroom and in supervising students on cases, and as a leader in the public interest community. S/he should have a minimum of two years practice experience at the start of her/his first contract term at CUNY, with some exposure to or a strong interest in law and security issues and immigration law, and a desire and ability to support IRRC community-based lawyering initiatives, such as the Creating Law Enforcement Accountability & Responsibility (CLEAR) project, a cross-clinical collaboration with the Criminal Defense Clinic (more details about CLEAR are available at, and other immigration-related projects.

    Depending on docket need, coverage responsibilities during the academic year and the summer will encompass cases and projects stemming from extraterritorial imprisonment, extrajudicial killing, domestic detention, surveillance, and policing issues, as well as a full range of immigration matters and projects, including deportation defense, asylum, and gender violence related work.

    Candidates with clinical teaching or supervisory experience are encouraged to apply, as are any candidates who already hold or have held an active federal security clearance or who are willing to apply for one and are not clearly ineligible.


    CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

    $39,832 - $86,595; commensurate with experience, plus summer case coverage stipend where applicable.


    From our job posting system, select "Apply Now", create or log in to a user account, and provide the requested information. If you are viewing this posting from outside our system, access the employment page on our web site, , and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title.

    Candidates should provide a Cover letter and CV/resume. It is recommended you submit these as one PDF document.

    For position inquiries contact:

    Rosa Navarra

    Coordinator of Faculty Recruitment


    Review of applications to begin March 29, 2013.


    CUNY Job Posting: Faculty


    We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.

  • 27 Feb 2013 10:35 PM | Laura McNally-Levine (Administrator)
    The University of Wisconsin Law School's Frank J. Remington Center is seeking to fill three (3) clinical instructor positions: two clinical instructors in the Legal Assistance to Institutionalized Persons Project (LAIP), and one clinical instructor in the Restorative Justice Project (RJP). The Remington Center is one of the largest and oldest clinical programs in the country, consisting of multiple prison-based projects and 16 full-time clinical faculty.
  For full details about these positions, including job duties, qualifications, and application procedures, please see the following position listing (

    In LAIP, the Center's oldest clinic, law student interns interview inmates in correctional institutions throughout Wisconsin, analyze the inmates' civil or criminal legal problems, and take steps to resolve these problems. The students enroll in LAIP as a full-time job in the summer (typically after the 1L year), and then continue in the Fall and Spring semesters for 3-4 credits each semester. Each clinical instructor in LAIP supervises 6-7 law students beginning in the summer, and then continues with those same students in the Fall and Spring.

    In RJP, law student interns initiate and mediate victim-offender conferences between Wisconsin prison inmates and the victims of their crimes. This involves extensive background preparation with victims, offenders, and their families. The students enroll in RJP as a full-time job in the summer (typically after the 1L year), and then continue in the Fall and Spring semesters for 3-4 credits each semester. The RJP clinical instructor supervises 6-7 law students beginning in the summer, and then continues with those same students in the Fall and Spring. The RJP clinical instructor will also be expected to work with the Remington Center's Directors to broaden RJP's Restorative Justice work beyond victim-offender conferences in Wisconsin prisons. This effort to broaden RJP's work may include initiating outreach to organizations outside the law school with an interest in restorative justice issues, giving presentations about restorative justice issues to groups inside and outside the University, and other similar efforts. In addition, the RJP clinical instructor may also be expected to provide supervision on family law cases.

    To ensure consideration, resume and letter of interest must be received by: March 8, 2013.

    Please send application materials via email to: 

    Peggy Hacker 
    Frank J. Remington Center, Rm 4318m
    University of Wisconsin Law School
    975 Bascom Mall
    Madison, WI 53706 
    Phone: (608) 890-0899

  • 19 Feb 2013 8:57 AM | Donna Lee
    The University of Arizona invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the James E. Rogers College of Law.  The Dean is the chief administrative and academic officer of the College of Law and reports to the Provost of the University of Arizona.

    Arizona Law is rooted in the Southwest, but nationally preeminent in fostering an intimate and supportive environment for learning and scholarship.  Our renowned faculty - many of whom are leaders in their fields - help students develop the knowledge, skills, and ethical foundations necessary to succeed in the 21st century.  We are inclusive and collegial, with an inspiring and engaging intellectual community, rigorous standards of excellence, a culture of continuous improvement, and respect for professionalism and public service.

    We seek candidates who are committed to scholarly excellence and collaborative governance, who are able to think in progressive ways about innovation, partnerships, and new funding models, and who can articulate, enhance, and implement our vision for Arizona Law as it enters its second century.  Candidates should possess the ability to interact effectively with faculty, staff, students, college and university administrators, and colleagues in the local, state, national, and international legal communities, and a personal leadership style that is committed to fostering a community of respect and collaboration that inspires and energizes all Arizona Law constituencies.  Candidates should embrace the entrepreneurial, independent spirit that has long animated those drawn to the West.

    Our next dean will have experience that demonstrates the ability to excel in four core areas of leadership:

    Academics, including recruitment and retention of outstanding scholars and teachers as well as students, and cultivation of innovative scholarship and curricula;

    Management of finances, budget, and personnel during a time when traditional funding models are undergoing rapid and permanent change;

    University and Community, including building upon strategic campus partnerships, strengthening relationships with alumni, and leveraging funding opportunities;

    Inclusiveness across communities and disciplines, including ensuring that our faculty serve the needs of our increasingly diverse student body and community during a time of structural change in legal education and the legal market, and the increasing globalization of the practice of law.

    We are looking for a dean who will lead the College through wisdom in vision, excellence in management, and personal attributes to create an environment where faculty, staff, and students can do their very best work.  Moreover, we seek candidates who will relish being part of the University Senior Leadership Team, which excels in institutional thinking and collaborative interaction - the qualities that historically have proven to advance the University of Arizona as an AAU institution.

    Required Qualifications:

    Qualified candidates must possess (1) a J.D. or equivalent; and (2) academic or other experience warranting appointment as a full professor with tenure at the College of Law.

    Salary and benefits for the position are competitive and negotiable.  We encourage applicants to submit materials by February 1, 2013, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin immediately. The Search Committee expects to begin interviews in early 2013, with an appointment effective July 1, 2013. Nominations and inquiries should be directed to Sally Rider, at or 520-626-1637.

    Formal applications must be filed on-line.  You can find the dean position (job number 51597) and apply here.

    The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA-M/W/D/V Employer.  As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, the University of Arizona recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.
  • 19 Feb 2013 8:54 AM | Donna Lee
    CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for a full-time faculty position as a Professor from Practice, at the rank of Senior Instructor, beginning in the 2013-2014 academic year. The successful candidate will be appointed for an initial term of three (3) years, and the contract is potentially renewable. This faculty member primarily will supervise students who are certified legal interns and teach in and develop the Milton A. Kramer Law Clinic Center’s Criminal Justice Clinic. Candidates should be prominent and accomplished members of the legal profession, with extensive experience in criminal practice, including significant supervisory experience and a balance of both prosecutorial and defense experience. Successful candidates will have substantial law school teaching experience as well as a demonstrated commitment to clinical education and teaching. Minimum requirements: JD or equivalent from a US or foreign law school; 10 years of criminal practice experience; 3 years of law school teaching experience. The candidate must also have passed the Ohio bar or be eligible for admission without examination.

    In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    Contact: Ms. Timerra Jung,, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, 11075 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, (216) 368-3296. Further information about the law school is available at
  • 19 Feb 2013 8:50 AM | Donna Lee
    Michigan State University College of Law invites applications for a two-year teaching fellowship in its Immigration Law Clinic to start on or about June 1, 2013.

    The Immigration Law Clinic provides opportunities for students to learn the practice of law in a well-supervised and academically rigorous program. Students directly represent clients and manage a diverse and challenging docket. Though a core of immigration law content is always present, the clinic varies in its selection of cases with attention to pedagogical concerns, community need, and impact. In its first two years, the Immigration Law Clinic has represented clients from 53 different countries, both defensively in removal proceedings and affirmatively in applications for relief with slightly more than half of its work focused on unaccompanied minors and domestic violence victims. Defensively, students appeared in 110 Immigration Court hearings on behalf of unaccompanied minors. Of these, 43 have obtained lawful permanent resident status to date. Affirmatively, applications for U-visa, VAWA or asylum have resulted in relief for 29 clients. Recently, the clinic prevailed in its first case before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Through this varied casework, students build not only knowledge and skills, but also learn to exercise judgment, form professional identity and develop critical and reflective perspectives on legal systems.

    In coordination with Immigration Law Clinic faculty, the Fellow will supervise students in representing clients and in advocacy projects, teach clinic seminar classes, evaluate students and participate in the general development and functioning of the clinic. In anticipation that the Fellow will pursue opportunities to enter a career in law teaching, the law school will support the Fellow’s efforts at scholarly development including research and conference travel support. The Fellow will receive an annual salary of $50,000.00, together with benefits including retirement annuity and health and dental insurance.

    Applicants must have a JD degree from an ABA-accredited law school and membership in a state bar. Preference will be given to applicants with practice experience representing noncitizens, strong academic records and writing ability, a demonstrated commitment to public interest law, and potential for success as a teacher.

    To apply, please submit a law school transcript, curriculum vitae and cover letter explaining your interest in the position to:

    Dimity Palazzola
    Michigan State University College of Law Legal Clinic
    610 Abbot Road
    East Lansing, MI 48823
    517-336-8088 x 1117

    Applications are now being accepted and will be considered on a rolling basis. Applicants are encouraged to apply before February 22, 2013.

    For more information about clinical legal education at Michigan State University College of Law, prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the program’s website at, or contact David Thronson at, 517-913-9674 or Veronica Thronson at, 517-336-8088 x 1014.

    Michigan State University College of Law is committed to the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students, and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and those whose background, experience, and perspective would contribute to diversity.
  • 19 Feb 2013 8:44 AM | Donna Lee
    The University of Michigan Law School is seeking to hire a visitor in its Pediatric Advocacy Clinic for the Fall Term 2013 and/or Winter Term 2014.

    The Pediatric Advocacy Clinic (PAC), one of the first medical-legal partnerships in a law school clinical setting, was started in 2004. The PAC partners with a variety of health care providers in and around Ann Arbor, including the University of Michigan Children’s Hospital. It provides a range of civil legal services to low-income families, with the goal of improving the health and wellbeing of pediatric patients and their families. For example, if a disabled child is not receiving appropriate special education services in school, the PAC will represent the child’s family. The caseload consists of education cases, family law/domestic violence, public benefits, and housing cases.

    The successful applicant will preferably have experience in clinical teaching in a civil litigation clinic. Familiarity with medical-legal partnerships is a plus. Candidates must hold a J.D. degree and be eligible for licensure through the State Bar of Michigan.

    The application deadline is March 15, 2013.

    Questions can be directed to Paul Reingold (Interim Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs) at or 734-763-4319.

    Applicants should send a letter of interest and résumé to:

    John W. Lemmer Clinical Administrator The University of Michigan Law School
    701 S. State Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1215

    The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity employer.
  • 19 Feb 2013 8:38 AM | Donna Lee
    The Turner Environmental Law Clinic at Emory University School of Law offers a one-year post-graduate fellowship to provide a recent law school graduate the opportunity to learn to be an effective environmental advocate while working with the Clinic to address some of the most difficult and cutting-edge environmental issues of the day, including: sustainable energy and climate change, urban agriculture and farming, water resource protection, conservation and land use, and citizen enforcement and participation in regulatory and judicial proceedings. The fellowship focuses on building the next generation of influential attorneys, judges, and academics specializing in public interest environmental law. The fellowship also provides intensive opportunities to develop clinical education skills. The next Turner Environmental Law Clinic Fellowship will begin mid-August 2013 and continue through August 2014.

    The Turner Environmental Law Clinic fellow will work under the supervision of Clinic faculty on a variety of projects that will include, at a minimum, the following:
    • Supervise students in the Turner Environmental Law Clinic and assist with teaching in the Clinic’s seminar class.
    • Represent the Clinic’s clients in complex civil litigation and transactional matters, while working closely with co-counsel, expert witnesses, and municipal leaders.
    • Collaborate with Clinic faculty on environmental law and research projects.
    The fellow may also choose to research and write at least one article, policy paper, or other approved project of publishable quality on a topic relating to environmental law.

    Qualifications: Law school graduate within three years of graduation (2013 graduates are welcome to apply), excellent research and writing skills, and proven commitment to public service in the area of environmental law.

    To apply: E-mail a resume, statement of interest, transcript, list of three (3) references, and writing sample to the address below.

    Deadline: Applications are due by February 28, 2013.

    Salary: Salary is competitive with other public interest fellowship opportunities. Emory University offers a competitive benefits package.

    For additional information or to apply, contact:

    Melinda Banks
    Administrative Assistant
    Turner Environmental Law Clinic
    1301 Clifton Road
    Atlanta, Georgia 30322

    About the Turner Environmental Law Clinic:

    The Turner Environmental Law Clinic provides pro bono legal assistance to individuals, community groups, and nonprofit organizations seeking to protect and restore the natural environment for the benefit of the public. Through its work, the Clinic offers students an intense, hands-on introduction to environmental law and trains the next generation of environmental attorneys.
  • 19 Feb 2013 8:32 AM | Donna Lee

    The University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville is currently seeking a full-time Director of Externships and Academic Success, to begin August 15, 2013.  The Director will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Externship and Academic Success programs.

    The School of Law has an active and growing Externship program, which currently includes the following categories of placements: Corporate Counsel, Criminal Defense, Criminal Prosecution, International, Judicial, Legislative, Other Governmental, and Public Interest.  In calendar year 2012, 118 students participated in externships.  The Director will be the primary faculty supervisor.  The Director will select and train field supervisors for each site, conduct site visits as needed, inform students of placement options; coordinate student application and registration; provide orientation, training, and on-going consultation to students; monitor student performance; and review students= written work.  The Director will also seek new externship opportunities, periodically review faculty policies and propose updates, and periodically update Program materials.

    The School of Law’s Academic Success Program is in a transitional period.  It currently consists of special advising for students identified as at academic risk, a Teaching Assistant program in the first-year classes, and occasional workshop offerings.  In addition to overseeing those initiatives, the Director will develop and propose an effective Academic Success program for the School of Law.

    Applicants must have completed a J.D. degree and have a minimum of three years of law practice or teaching experience. Preferred qualifications are five years of law practice or teaching experience, as well as strong teaching, organizational, and public outreach skills.  The salary range will be in the $60’s commensurate with education, background, and experience.  This is a non-tenure-track position, and will be open until filled.  To apply please send a letter of interest, current vita or resume, and contact information for three references.


    Contact: Terri Huckleberry, University of Arkansas School of Law, Waterman Hall, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701. 479-575-6520

    The University of Arkansas is an Affirmative Action/EOE institution committed to achieving a culturally diverse faculty.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, especially individuals who contribute to the social, ethnic, and gender diversity of our faculty and academic community. Applications will be accepted without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation or national origin. Applicants must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.


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