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  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 09 Oct 2017 5:04 PM | Laura McNally-Levine (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING COLLEGE OF LAW invites applications for a full-time faculty position. This position will be tenure-track with duties commencing in the fall of 2018. For this position, we are seeking an entry-level or pre-tenure lateral professor to direct the law school’s Defender Aid Clinic and teach some or all of the following: criminal law, criminal procedure, criminal adjudication, and/or special issues in criminal justice. The College of Law is particularly interested in applicants anchored in criminal practice, trial and appellate advocacy, and/or skills training. This position will be a joint appointment with the University of Wyoming Department of Criminal Justice requiring the successful applicant to teach at least one criminal justice course to undergraduate and/or graduate level students. Applicants for this position should hold a J.D. degree from an accredited law school, have distinguished academic credentials, relevant legal experience, and a commitment to experiential learning, as well as a demonstrated commitment to outstanding teaching, research, and scholarship at a university level. We encourage applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of our faculty.

    The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy.  Please see We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

    Kindly direct applications to the Chair of the Faculty Appointments Committee.  Applicants should submit (by e-mail) a current CV, a statement of teaching interests/experience, a research agenda, and a letter of interest to:  For questions, please contact Professor Noah Novogrodsky, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, University of Wyoming College of Law, Dept. 3035, 1000 E. University Ave., Laramie, WY 82071 or 307.766.6448,

    All inquiries will be treated with the strictest confidence and discretion.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

  • 09 Oct 2017 12:05 PM | Laura McNally-Levine (Administrator)

    The University of Illinois College of Law invites applications for a Clinical Professor to begin in July 2018. This is a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track position leading to the possibility of a presumptively renewable multi-year appointment. Depending on experience, the individual will be hired on the College’s clinical faculty track as a Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, or Clinical Professor.

    The person hired will be responsible for developing and directing a new clinic. The College will consider applicants from all clinical subject-matter areas, but it has particular interest in applicants with backgrounds in immigration, domestic violence/family law, consumer rights, or elder financial justice.

    Required qualifications: Candidates must have a J.D., be licensed in Illinois within one year of hire, and have substantial experience as a practicing lawyer with experience or interest in supervising law students. 

    Preferred qualifications: At least five years of practice experience and two years of clinical teaching experience.

    To apply, please submit your application and supplemental materials by November 1, 2017 at Application materials must include a cover letter identifying the clinical subject-matter area or areas of interest, a resume or curriculum vitae, evidence of past teaching success (if applicable), and the names and contact information of at least three professional references. Questions may be directed to Professor Melissa Frydman, Director of Clinical Education, and Chair of the Clinical Appointments  Confidential inquiries are welcome.

    The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.  Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  For more information, visit To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit

    The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

    For more information about the College of Law, visit our website:

  • 08 Oct 2017 4:19 PM | Laura McNally-Levine (Administrator)

    The University of Connecticut School of Law invites applicants for an opening as a Clinical Instructor of Law serving as the William R. Davis Clinical Fellow, beginning in the summer of 2018.  This position will offer a practicing attorney with an interest in clinical teaching the opportunity to refine his or her teaching and supervisory skills while working together with experienced faculty members in a law school clinical program.  The Davis Fellow will work primarily in the Asylum and Human Rights Clinic, which represents clients who have suffered or fear persecution in their home countries and are seeking asylum in the United States.  Work may also involve other immigration-related clinical projects. 

    The fellow's duties will include planning and teaching clinic classes, supervision of clinic students’ casework, and some direct client representation.  The fellow will work closely with the Clinic’s faculty director, and will have opportunities to collaborate with faculty and students in the Law School’s other clinics, including clinics focusing on criminal defense, mediation, tax, and intellectual property.  The fellow will also have the opportunity to work on scholarship and pursue other learning goals.


    Candidates should have a J.D. degree and at least three years of experience as a practicing lawyer or equivalent experience; strong written and oral communication skills; an interest in and aptitude for supervision and teaching; a demonstrated commitment to public interest or pro bono legal work; and the ability to work both collaboratively and independently. 


    Prior experience in the field of immigration or refugee law.


    This is a 3-year, end-date appointment, subject to annual review.  This is a non-tenure track position, on an 11-month basis.  Salary is $60,000 - 65,000, depending upon experience and qualifications.  Benefits include health insurance, retirement annuities and research support.

    Information about the Asylum and Human Rights Clinic can be found at the UConn Law School website, at  If you have questions about the Davis Fellowship, please feel free to contact Jon Bauer, Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Asylum and Human Rights Clinic, Jon.Bauer@uconn.edu860-570-5165, or Anna Cabot, the current Davis Fellow,


    Go to and select “Apply Now” to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online.  Please submit a letter of interest that includes discussion of why you are seeking the position and your relevant qualifications and experience; a resumea writing sample; and the names of and contact information for three references.  Applicants with less than five years of post-law school practice experience should also submit an informal or official law school transcript.  Review of applications will begin immediately.  The deadline for submitting an application is December 1, 2017

    All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at  Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #2018135) 


    The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

  • 03 Oct 2017 12:33 PM | Laura McNally-Levine (Administrator)

    The University of Michigan Law School is seeking to hire a clinical faculty member with a background in transactions to teach in and direct its Transactional Lab & Clinic (TLC). This is a contractual appointment that starts summer 2018 and can lead to a presumptively renewable long-term contract.

    TLC students represent small, for- and non-profit organizations in southeastern Michigan and large, for-and non-profit organizations around the world. Typical matters include incorporation, organizational governance, commercial agreements, licensing, and other transactional matters.

    The successful applicant will have experience representing for- and/or non-profit organization on transactional matters.  A demonstrated interest in clinical teaching and working with under-represented members of the business community is also highly desired.  Candidates must hold a J.D. degree and be eligible for licensure in Michigan. 

    Michigan has 18 in-house clinics and guarantees every student admission to at least one.  Clinical faculty are initially appointed to a 3-year contract which may be renewed for a second term if the candidate demonstrates the potential to meet the standards for a presumptively renewable 7-year contract. They are considered for promotion to that presumptively renewable contract near the end of their second 3-year term.  Clinical faculty have 9-month academic year appointments and are eligible for leaves and financial support for summer case coverage, special projects, and scholarship.  They have governance rights that closely parallel tenured and tenure track faculty.  Michigan’s faculty salaries and benefits are extremely competitive.

    Questions can be directed to Associate Dean David Santacroce at or 734-763-4319. The application deadline is October 12, 2017. Applicants should send a letter of interest and résumé to:

    John W. Lemmer

    Experiential Education Business 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.


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