Director, Immigration Law Clinic - Washington University School of Law

28 Nov 2017 9:43 AM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for the position of Director of its new Immigration Law Clinic. The Clinic will begin operation in the Fall semester 2018 and join the Law School’s eighteen other law clinic and externships (see

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

The Director is expected to oversee all aspects of the Clinic, including the teaching of students (through one-on-one tutorials and a weekly seminar), supervision of and responsibility for student casework, identification and selection of clients, and administration of the office and staff. The Director will also teach non-clinic courses each year.


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

Application Process

Applicants must complete an online application by navigating to and searching for job opening number 38639.

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

EOE Statement

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


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