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  • 16 Aug 2022 11:55 AM | Jeff Baker (Administrator)

    SEATTLE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW is seeking to hire a tenure-track/tenured faculty member to teach in the Ronald A. Peterson Law Clinic. The search is not limited to any particular subject area, and candidates at any stage of their careers are encouraged to apply.

    SU Law has a unitary tenure track; we prioritize excellent and inclusive teaching and maintain a flourishing and supportive scholarly culture that encourages faculty members across the curriculum to pursue their individual research interests.

    The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching, maintaining an active program of scholarship, and performing university and school service.

    Our faculty, students, and staff at Seattle University School of Law form a vibrant, diverse, and collaborative community that promotes leadership for a just and humane world. The law school’s commitment to academic distinction is grounded in our Jesuit Catholic tradition, one that encourages open inquiry, thoughtful reflection, and concern for personal growth. Innovation, creativity, and technological sophistication characterize our rigorous educational program, which prepares lawyers for a wide variety of successful careers in law, business, and public service.

    Requirements: Juris Doctorate from an accredited ABA Institution.

    Founded in 1891, Seattle University is a Jesuit Catholic university located on a beautiful campus of more than 50 acres in the dynamic heart of Seattle. Our diverse and driven population is made up of more than 7,200 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools and colleges. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

    In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas, and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

    Applicants should submit materials online at https://www.seattleu.edu/careers. Please include a cover letter of interest and qualifications, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references. While applications will be considered on a rolling basis, applicants should submit their materials by September 1, 2022, for best consideration. Inquiries about these positions can be directed to the co-chairs of the hiring committee, Professor Margaret Chon (mchon@seattleu.edu) and Professor Russell Powell (rpowell@seattleu.edu) .

     


  • 15 Aug 2022 3:14 PM | Jeff Baker (Administrator)

    LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for the position of Academic Director of Online Graduate Programs in Child and Family Law. This part-time staff position is responsible for the academic success of Loyola’s Masters of Jurisprudence (MJ) and Masters of Laws (LLM) degree programs, including curricular design and the hiring and evaluation of faculty. The Academic Director also oversees the work of students in the LLM program, including supervising student LLM theses and projects. The graduate programs are part of Loyola’s nationally recognized educational program in the fields of child and family law. Loyola University Chicago is committed to a diverse, equitable and inclusive learning environment and will prioritize candidates who share and will contribute to this goal.

    Applicants should submit materials to https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/21276.

    For further information, please contact Professor Diane Geraghty at dgeragh@luc.edu.


  • 15 Aug 2022 3:11 PM | Jeff Baker (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA SCHOOL OF LAW seeks applicants for a Clinical Director and Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Legal Instruction in one of two disciplines—Transactional or Appellate. The position is for a clinical faculty appointment with opportunity for promotion and security of position. We seek applications from entry-level and lateral candidates with demonstrated potential for outstanding law practice, clinical education, and scholarly achievement. The University embraces diversity in its faculty, students, and staff, and we welcome applications from those who would add to the diversity of our academic community.

    The successful applicant may serve as the Director for a new Transactional Clinic. The Director will oversee and/or conduct all phases of legal advocacy for clinic clients, teach and supervise clinic students, and manage law clinic staff. The Clinic will offer students the opportunity to acquire skills important to their professional development while representing not-for-profit entities, community development organizations, and social services groups.

    In the alternative, the successful applicant may serve as the Director for a new Appellate Law Clinic. The Director will oversee and/or conduct all phases of legal advocacy for clinic clients, teach and supervise clinic students, and manage law clinic staff. The Clinic will offer students the opportunity to acquire skills important to their professional development while representing clients in both civil and criminal cases before the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals, Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals, Alabama Supreme Court, and 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school, a distinguished academic record, and experience as a clinical teacher or practicing lawyer. Candidates must be licensed to practice law in Alabama or become licensed no later than one year after accepting the position.

    Interested candidates should apply online at facultyjobs.ua.edu. Salary, benefits, and research support will be nationally competitive. All applications are confidential to the extent permitted by state and federal law; the position will remain open until filled. Questions should be directed to Yuri Linetsky, Chair of the Clinical Hiring Committee (clinicsearch@law.ua.edu).

    UA EEO Statement: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more.

    “EEO is the Law”

    https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

    “EEO is the Law” Poster Supplement http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf


  • 15 Aug 2022 1:10 PM | Jeff Baker (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SCHOOL OF LAW, in the thriving and increasingly diverse coastal community of Portland, Maine, invites applications for up to four full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty positions to begin in the Fall of 2023.  The Law School is particularly interested in candidates whose focus includes business law (and other transactional courses); civil procedure (and associated courses); criminal law (including criminal procedure); and property law (including land use and real estate transactions).  Other curricular needs include administrative law, environmental law, health law, and professional responsibility.  Candidates interested in clinical or experiential teaching in any one of these areas are also encouraged to apply.

    Both lateral and entry level candidates will be considered.  Rank and salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Members of minority groups, women, and others whose background would contribute to the diversity of the Law School are encouraged to apply.  Information about Maine Law’s diversity initiatives can be found on our website.

    Required:  Applicants must possess a J. D. degree or its equivalent, an excellent academic record, a record or promise of high scholarly achievement, and a record or promise of successful teaching and student mentoring.

    Application materials must be submitted to the University of Maine System Hire Touch portal. You will need to create an applicant profile, complete an application (which includes contact information for three professional references), and upload (1) a cover letter which fully describes your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the qualifications, (2) a resume or c.v., and (3) a research agenda.  You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status form. 

    Although the Appointments Committee will be participating this year in the AALS faculty recruitment process, we encourage interested candidates to submit their materials early and directly to us.  To ensure full consideration, we encourage you to submit materials by August 18, 2022. You may email any questions to mainelawsearch@maine.edu. Applications, however, must be submitted via Hire Touch.

    Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate.

    The University of Maine System is an EEO/AA employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


  • 14 Aug 2022 7:17 PM | Jeff Baker (Administrator)

    RUTGERS LAW SCHOOL is hiring a Practitioner-in-Residence with a passion for housing justice based in Newark. 

    The Housing Justice & Tenant Solidarity Clinic and the Community & Transactional Lawyering Clinic are seeking a Practitioner-in-Residence to supervise four students across both clinics. This position is designed to support aspiring clinical educators to enter the job market through support of their scholarship. If desired, the practitioner-in-residence could spend roughly 80% of their compensated time on clinic and 20% dedicated to their own scholarship in anticipation of either entering the academic job market or submitting articles for publication. 

    The Housing Justice & Tenant Solidarity Clinic’s work includes training law students to support community organizers engaged in the fight for housing justice. Work includes supervision of students engaged in eviction defense litigation, conditions related litigation, and federal court anti-discrimination litigation. 

    The Community & Transactional Lawyering Clinic, among other things, will provide technical assistance for housing justice organizing partners, including advising on policy matters and meeting the transactional needs of our housing justice community partners. 

    This is a temporary appointment. The Practitioner-in-Residence will supervise two students from each of the respective clinics for four students in total. They will be supervised by the Director of the Housing Justice & Tenant Solidarity Clinic. We are looking for a candidate with 3-8 years of relevant experience. The position would pay $75,000-90,000 depending on experience, plus generous benefits. The start date for the position would ideally be late August 2022. This position is for one year with the possibility of extension to two years contingent on the availability of funding.

    For the full posting, please see this link.

    https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/177131


  • 14 Aug 2022 2:48 PM | Jeff Baker (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO LAW SCHOOL is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time position training and supervising law students as a Fellow, appointed with the rank of Lecturer, in the Law School's Abrams Environmental Law Clinic. The appointment is for one year; re-appointment for a second term may be possible. The position is for the 2022-23 academic year and is expected to begin by November 2022.

    Representing environmental organizations and affected persons, the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic teaches law students about the practice of law through suing those who pollute illegally, fighting for stricter permits, advocating for changes to regulations and laws, and promoting innovative approaches for improving the environment. In addition, the clinic’s faculty are some of the primary resources for law student organizations and law students interested in environmental and energy issues, and clinic faculty have helped to organize panels, events and conferences on these topics.

    Under supervision of the Clinic’s Director, the successful candidate will help to train and supervise students, teach the clinic’s seminar component, develop potential projects, assist in publicizing the clinic’s cases and activities, and organize and coordinating relevant events, lectures and other clinic activities. One goal of this Fellowship is to train aspiring clinical teachers and public interest environmental attorneys.

    Qualifications

    Candidates must have a J.D. and at least two years of work experience as a practicing lawyer, with a strong preference for those who have worked for an environmental non-profit organization or government agency using litigation and similar enforcement tools. Must be a member in good standing of at least one bar and must be able to secure admission to the Illinois bar through waiver or examination promptly upon joining the clinic. Excellent writing, editing, advocacy, and supervision skills are required. Experience clerking at the trial court level is strongly desired, but not required. Prior teaching experience is highly desirable, but not required.

    Application Instructions

    Each candidate should submit a cover letter that includes a detailed description of the candidate's relevant practice experience and teaching/supervision experience, resume or curriculum vita, a law school transcript, a list of 2-3 references, course evaluations from prior teaching experience, if any, and a legal writing sample (not edited by anyone else). Other material relevant to a candidacy may be included. Candidates are required to apply online and upload all application material at the University of Chicago Academic website: http://apply.interfolio.com/110880

    Applications will be accepted until September 9, 2022.

    We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

    The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

    Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.


  • 10 Aug 2022 5:08 PM | Jeff Baker (Administrator)

    SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL in Boston invites applications for a full-time tenured or tenure-track position at any faculty rank to join our Legal Practice Skills Program starting in the 2023-2024 academic year. Legal writing faculty teach the required first-year Legal Practice Skills (LPS) course that covers legal research, reasoning, writing, and oral advocacy. Experienced LPS faculty may also have the opportunity to teach in other areas. Support for professional development will be provided.  

     

    We welcome applications from anyone who has a strong commitment to teaching legal writing and a record or promise of significant scholarship. Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae or resume, references, and a cover letter addressed to Professors Kathleen Vinson and Maritza Karmely, co-chairs of the Legal Practice Skills (LPS) Committee. Candidates are encouraged to describe activities mentoring members of underrepresented groups, describe how issues relating to diversity and inclusion have been or will be addressed in their courses, and/or how their scholarship contributes to building and supporting inclusive communities. All materials should be uploaded to the Suffolk University website here.  Candidates are encouraged to submit applications via Jobvite by September 21, 2022. Candidates should not send duplicate materials to the co-chairs of the LPS Committee. 

     

    Suffolk University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive faculty who contribute to the robust exchange of ideas on campus and are committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We strongly encourage applications from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented because of race/color, gender, religious creed, disability, national origin, veteran status or LGBTQ status. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, service and/or experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.  


  • 10 Aug 2022 4:59 PM | Jeff Baker (Administrator)

    TULANE LAW SCHOOL seeks to hire a full-time Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor of Law in its Environmental Law Clinic (TELC). Founded in 1989, the TELC is among the first wave of environmental law clinics in the country and remains one of the largest. Since its inception, TELC has provided free legal representation on environmental and public access issues to hundreds of low-income individuals, community groups and environmental groups in Louisiana, with a focus on disproportionately impacted low-income, Black fenceline communities along the Mississippi River industrial corridor. For a recent report of our work, see https://law.tulane.edu/sites/law.tulane.edu/files/u1286/TELC%20Annual%20Report%202020-2021%20FINAL%20web.pdf

                As part of a vibrant program of eight in-house clinics, TELC has the dual goal of providing law students with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in the practice of law and to meet the high demand for pro bono legal services to underserved clients before state and federal agencies as well as state and federal district and appellate courts. 

                The Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor of Law will:

    §  Supervise student attorneys engaged in direct representation of clients in environmental and public access matters before political subdivisions, agencies and courts, 

    §  Directly represent clients in environmental and public access matters,

    §  Provide regular oversight, feedback, and instruction to student attorneys working on TELC cases,

    §  Participate in weekly staff meetings with TELC faculty and staff to develop and manage the docket,

    §  Assist in the design and promotion of environmental law-related events at the Law School.

    The position has year-round case management responsibilities, with no teaching obligations in the summer.

    Qualifications

    §  A J.D. from an ABA-accredited Law School, where they excelled academically

    §  Three years of relevant experience

    §  Strong academic credentials

    §  Evidence of outstanding promise as a teacher and clinician

    §  Louisiana bar membership or ability to sit for the Louisiana Bar in the year after hire

    §  An interest in clinical education

    §  An ability to work with and take direction from the TELC Director

    §  An ability to serve as a role model for law students in terms of ethics, writing, oral advocacy, and commitment to excellence

    §  Production of written work of high quality

    Additional Qualifications:

    The ideal candidate for this position has three or more years of proven litigation and environmental law experience and superior research and writing skills. Teaching and supervision experience are preferred. The ability to work equitably with a diverse population of clients and students is essential.

    This position is a non-tenure track faculty appointment as a Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor to a three-year contract, which may be renewed for additional three or five-year terms. The anticipated start date is Fall 2022.

    Tulane Law School is part of a campus wide strategic initiative committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion and welcomes expressions of interest from diverse applicants.

    To learn more about the law school, visit our website at https://law.tulane.edu/  

    Salary Range

    The expected salary range for this position is $70,000-$80,000, depending on experience, and the salary will be accompanied by the range of employee benefits and professional development opportunities provided by the University. More on our comprehensive benefit package is available here: https://hr.tulane.edu/benefits/benefits

    Application Instructions

    All applications must include a cover letter, résumé/CV, a list of at least three references (letters are preferred, but names and current e-mail and/or telephone contact information are acceptable), a law school transcript (unofficial copy is fine), and a legal writing sample. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants will be interviewed on a rolling basis, and may be called for a preliminary round of virtual interviews, possibly followed by an on-campus, call back interview. If you have any questions please contact Lisa Jordan, Director of the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic, at lwjordan@tulane.edu.

    Application Process

    This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Apply here: https://apply.interfolio.com/108373

    Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    Please Note: Tulane University has officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees and visiting faculty must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination or obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to beginning employment.

    Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane is actively building a campus culture grounded in our values of EDI and anti-racism. We seek and welcome candidate applications from historically underrepresented groups, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), women, LGBTQ+, and those living with disabilities as well as veterans. 

    Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.


  • 09 Aug 2022 7:52 PM | Jeff Baker (Administrator)

    STANFORD LAW SCHOOL’S Mills Legal Clinic invites applicants for a clinical supervising attorney and lecturer-in-law position with its International Human Rights Clinic (IHRC). The clinical supervising attorney (CSA) will join the thriving clinical community at the Stanford Law School where, together with the clinical faculty and staff, they will represent clients, work alongside project partners, and train law students at one of the country’s leading institutions for legal scholarship and education.


    The Mills Legal Clinic
    IHRC is one of eleven clinics comprising the Mills Legal Clinic. The Stanford clinical program is unique in that students participate in a clinic on a full-time basis; the clinic is the only course a student takes during the term of enrollment. Students work in the clinic space each business day, and they focus exclusively and intensively on their clients, cases, and projects. This model allows for highly intentional, reflective, and iterative project work and the ability to provide deep supervision and mentoring to students. The Mills Legal Clinic is also committed to ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its office and practice management, advocacy, and teaching and learning efforts. The Mills Legal Clinic occupies an entire floor in an award-winning, central-campus building opened in summer 2011.

    International Human Rights Clinic
    IHRC is inviting applications for a clinical supervising attorney and lecturer-in-law position. The Clinic engages students in innovative and interdisciplinary advocacy to advance human rights and foster just and lasting peace globally. Students divide their time between an intensive clinical seminar and clinical advocacy projects. The projects are designed and implemented in partnership with impacted communities and civil society groups around the world, and community agency and power are values that underlie all the work of the Clinic.  Clinic projects adopt a range of methodologies from the human rights and peacebuilding fields which may include fact-finding investigations and advocacy efforts, human rights reporting, legislative and policy drafting, engagement with judicial and quasi-judicial processes, advocacy to the UN, media or governments, coalition building across regions and disciplines, conflict analysis, and designing and facilitating dialogues in conflict-affected regions or across identity groups. In the upcoming academic year, some of these projects will focus on addressing identity-based discrimination and fostering peace in diverse regions around the world using strategies from both the human rights and peacebuilding fields.

    The Clinic is also a space for students to examine key critiques of the human rights and peacebuilding fields, reflect on how to mitigate these critiques, and brainstorm how to engage in transformative and rights-based work. Additionally, students will reflect on their own identity as advocates and its implications for their work, and how to work collaboratively in teams and with project partners to advance change. Through the seminar and projects, students will develop the skills to become thoughtful, critical, adaptive, strategic, and creative advocates.

    The Clinical Staff Attorney Position and Candidate Qualifications
    The CSA will play an important role in designing and implementing all aspects of the Clinic, including setting up and leading clinic projects in partnership with impacted communities and civil society organizations, co-creating the syllabus with the Director of the Clinic, leading and participating in seminar and case rounds discussions, fostering a sense of deep and supportive community within the Clinic, and supervising SLS students in all aspects of their work, including through individualized coaching and mentoring. The CSA may also need to supervise students during travel that takes place during the quarter. The CSA will be involved with human rights programming at the Law School and university, and will have the opportunity to engage in scholarly research and writing.

    Mills Legal Clinic attorneys are part of the intellectual community within the clinical program and the Law School and university at large.  The clinic provides resources for its lawyers to participate in continuing education and any other professional development/training/mentorship activities that support the CSA’s individual learning goals. Finally, the CSA will be a part of the Mills Legal Clinic’s efforts to ensure diversity, equity, and inclusion in our teaching, practice management, and advocacy work.

    Qualifications

    Minimum qualifications

    · Strong academic credentials;

    · J.D. or equivalent legal degree;

    · A minimum of five years of human rights experience, including experience training, teaching, or mentoring law students or advocates, and a strong interest in teaching and clinical pedagogy; and

    · Admission to practice in California or eligibility and willingness to sit for the next California Bar exam.

    Preferred qualifications

    · Demonstrated commitment to rigorous, innovative, strategic, and self-reflective social justice work;

    · Significant experience implementing a wide range of tactics and tools employed in the human rights field;

    · Substantive legal and practical knowledge of human rights issues, including related to identity-based discrimination;

    · Experience and ability to design and direct complex, innovative, and interdisciplinary projects that attempt to prevent, redress, and transform human rights issues;

    · Deep commitment and demonstrated ability to work in strong, collaborative, and rights-respecting partnerships, including in particular with clients, impacted communities, and civil society organizations;

    · An understanding of and engagement with critiques of human rights and peacebuilding fields, as well as experience with responding to and overcoming those critiques in practice;

    · Excellent teamwork, collaboration, and interpersonal skills;

    · Strong organizational / management skills and attention to detail;

    · Ability to work in a self-directed and entrepreneurial environment; and

    · Second language abilities.

    The salary is based on a formula that is competitive with similar positions.

    The Application Process
    Applicants should submit resumes and other materials through 
    http://jobs.stanford.edu, referencing job number 95365. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their materials by August 12, 2022. The CSA will ideally begin work with IHRC on or before October 1, 2022.

    The following materials should be submitted:

    · A cover letter no longer than two pages describing the applicant’s interest in the position;

    · a one-page statement of the applicant’s vision of clinical education, and any clinical project the applicant would propose to develop at Stanford. Ideally, the project will involve some element of addressing identity-based harms;

    · a resume;

    · a list of at least three references; and

    · a complete law school transcript.

    · The candidate may also submit a writing sample of no longer than 15 pages.


  • 08 Aug 2022 7:07 PM | Jeff Baker (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA DAVID A. CLARKE SCHOOL OF LAW (UDC LAW)’s Clinical Program is hiring for two positions - a Clinical Legal Specialist and a Staff Assistant. You'll be joining a nationally ranked Clinical Program at a social justice minded HBCU Law School in Washington DC. We are DC's public Law School and offer our students nine clinics and a range of other experiential opportunities.

     

    Please note that we are considering folks both with and without JDs for the Legal Specialist position, barred and non-barred. Please reach out to Associate Dean Lindsay Harris or Managing Attorney Tiffanny Smith (Tiffanny.Smith@udc.edu) with any questions.

     

    The Clinical Program Legal Specialist will perform advanced level clerical support requiring superior knowledge of federal, DC, legal and departmental policies and procedures under minimal supervision. The Clinical Program Legal Specialist will assist the Managing Attorney and Associate Dean for Clinical & Experiential Programs, as well as students and faculty with law firm administrative needs to maintain the integrity of the UDC Law Clinical Program, including interpretation and translation between English and Spanish.  This position requires ability to exercise individual judgment with little oversight, while completing tasks efficiently and effectively. This is a full-time position working on campus.

    Job requirements are:

    ·      College degree with legal or paralegal-specific training or law firm experience required; JD optional; D.C. Bar admission or eligibility optional

    ·      Prior experience working with or a commitment to serving, low-income persons or groups

    ·      Prior legal experience in a non-profit environment desirable

    ·      Knowledge of law firm, non-profit, governmental, or public interest communities highly desirable

    ·      Proficient oral and written Bi-lingual Spanish required

    ·      Proficiency in computer software (e.g., Excel, Outlook, ShareDrive, Adobe) sufficient to complete assigned tasks in a timely and professional manner

    ·      Excellent proofreading, editing, and organizational skills

    ·      Ability to independently of confidential legal matters, as well as function effectively as a member of a team

    ·      Ability to understand and adhere to rules of professional conduct

    ·      Thorough knowledge of modern law office procedures, systems, and equipment

    ·      Ability to work effectively and tactfully with individuals from all walks of life

    ·      Ability to work well under pressure with a high degree of accuracy and close attention to detail

    For more information or to apply, visit: udc.applicantstack.com/x/openings

    The Clinical Staff Assistant provides secretarial, technical, and logistical support to the Managing Attorney, Associate Dean of Clinical & Experiential Programs, clinic students, and faculty in the David A. Clarke School of Law clinical program with administrative and paralegal activities associated with the operation of the program.  This is a full-time position working on campus.

    Job requirements are:

    • ·      Bachelor’s degree in business administration, paralegal studies, or related field
    • ·      Four (4) years of related office experience in a legal, government, or non-profit setting; paralegal experience highly desirable
    • ·      Prior experience working with or a commitment to serving, low-income communities
    • ·      Proficient oral and written Bi-lingual Spanish desirable
    • ·      Knowledgeable of modern law office procedures, equipment, and systems to provide excellent administrative, secretarial, and computer assistance (e.g., Excel, Outlook, ShareDrive, Adobe) sufficient to complete assigned tasks in a timely and professional manner
    • ·      Ability to work well under pressure with a high degree of accuracy and close attention to detail with excellent proofreading and editing skills
    • ·      Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication, and organization skills

    ·      Ability to work independently and exercise judgment and initiative, especially in working with confidential legal matters, as well as function effectively as a member of a team

    • ·      Ability to work effectively and tactfully with individuals from all walks of life
    • ·      Ability to understand and adhere to governing regulations, procedures, policies, and the Rules of Professional Conduct

    For more information or to apply, visit: udc.applicantstack.com/x/openings

            


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