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  • 20 Mar 2018 1:13 PM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, a top-tier law school with an international reputation, is a community of leading legal scholars, teachers, students and alumni, dedicated to providing one of the finest legal educations in the world. Since our doors opened in 1872, we have welcomed qualified men and women, without regard to background or belief. The breadth and depth of our curriculum and scholarship as well as our innovative spirit are distinctive in American legal education.

    Boston University School of Law is accepting applications for the position of Director of the Externship Program and Lecturer of Law.  The Director will report to the Associate Dean for Experiential Education and have oversight of the externship program now serving approximately 115 students per year. 

    The Director will lead the externship team in a robust and growing field placement program that enables students to gain practice experience, for academic credit, in a variety of settings across both the public and private sectors.  The Director will manage and further develop the externship program by:

    • Leading strategic planning efforts as the program expands including the ongoing structure and design of the program.
    • Developing new externship opportunities in Boston and beyond including building relationships with field placement supervisors and recruiting excellent seminar teachers and field placement supervisors.
    • Preparing training programs and materials and conducting workshops to support externship seminar teachers and field placement supervisors.
    • Gathering and analyzing data to evaluate the strength and direction of the externship program and placements in meeting the needs of the law school, student demand, and current legal employment needs.
    • Regularly evaluating externship seminars and specific field placements, including through site visits.
    • Advising students in selecting appropriate placements and externship seminars, as well as in matters of professional development and learning from practice.
    • Working with the externship faculty to plan and ensure that all externship seminars are taught in accordance with BU Law’s outcomes, current ABA standards and educational goals, and best practices.
    • Teaching one seminar each semester.
    • Participating in the life of the law school by participating on committees relating to externships and in regular meetings of the clinical faculty, etc.

    This is a full-time non-tenure track faculty appointment to a two year initial 12-month term contract beginning July 1, 2018, with the possibility of successive appointments. Successful candidates must be licensed to practice law, have a minimum of five years post-JD legal work or law teaching experience, a strong desire to teach and mentor, robust knowledge of law office practice, and strong oral and written communication skills. Clinical teaching experience and a demonstrated commitment to working with law students is a plus.

    Applicants should send a letter of interest and resume, and at least three references, to Associate Dean Peggy Maisel, Boston University School of Law, 765 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215. Email applications are strongly encouraged and should be sent to lclinic@law.eduPLEASE DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY HR WEBSITE.

    Applications received by April 2nd will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.  Questions should be directed to Associate Dean Peggy Maisel at pmaisel@bu.edu.

    Boston University School of Law is committed to diversity and welcomes expressions of interest from diverse applicants.  To learn more about the law school, visit our website at www.bu.edu/law.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


  • 07 Mar 2018 2:53 PM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    THE TULANE LAW SCHOOL Domestic Violence Clinic focuses on gender-based violence and its far-reaching effects on families and communities.  Clinic faculty introduce students to the complex legal problems survivors of abuse face, teach lawyering and trial-practice skills, and provide holistic, free legal services to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.  Throughout the academic year, faculty guide students to explore intersections between domestic violence and other social problems, such as housing insecurity, incarceration, child abuse, and gender inequity.  The Clinic’s work also includes advocacy for civil and criminal justice system reform in the legal responses to abuse, and a Women’s Prison Project that addresses connections between abuse and female incarceration.

     This grant-funded Clinic Instructor/Project Attorney will provide civil legal services to domestic violence survivors in both trial and appellate courts.  She/he will be primarily responsible for client representation and advocacy on civil legal matters including protective orders, custody, support, and other family law issues, but may also assist clients as needed regarding related criminal justice proceedings, public benefits, immigration, housing, or other poverty law issues.  The Project attorney will work closely with the Clinic Director to help develop and coordinate Louisiana’s first Appellate Advocacy Project for domestic violence survivors. 

     Qualifications:

    §   Juris Doctorate

    §   Three years or more of courtroom litigation experience (civil or criminal)

    §   Demonstrable training and experience working with domestic violence survivors

    §   Strong interpersonal skills

    §   Strong academic record

    §   Excellent legal research and writing skills

    §   License to practice law in Louisiana, or the ability to take the Louisiana bar exam in 2018.

    Additionally, ideal candidates will possess one or more of the following:

    §   Experience with public speaking, teaching, and/or professional training

    §   Appellate litigation experience (civil or criminal)

    §   Experience working with low income and/or historically underserved client populations

    §   Experience working with sexual assault, trafficking, and/or stalking survivors

    §   Fluency in Spanish

    Application Instructions:  

    Interested candidates should apply through Interfolio. https://apply.interfolio.com/48665

    Inquiries may be directed to Becki Kondkar, Clinical Director and Professor of the Practice, Tulane Law School Domestic Violence Clinic, 6329 Freret Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70118bkondkar@tulane.edu(504) 865-5153.

  • 27 Feb 2018 2:14 PM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

    BERKELEY LAW is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in our J.D. degree program should openings arise. Areas of particular curricular interest include Business Law, International Commercial Law, and Energy Law. Openings are generally part-time.

    Berkeley Law is one of the premier law schools in the United States. Our J.D. program is demanding, engaging, hands- on, and selective. The diverse and constantly evolving curriculum offers hundreds of courses, including dozens in our top-ranked Intellectual Property, International Law, Social Justice, and Environmental Law programs. We expect our faculty and lecturers to demonstrate a strong commitment to academic vigor, multidisciplinary research, and intellectual diversity. Please see:

    https://www.law.berkeley.edu/php-programs/courses/courseSearch.php for curricular details.

    General Duties: In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, assessing student work and assigning grades, advising students, identifying and preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and maintaining a course website.

    Basic Qualifications: J.D. or equivalent degree, or other relevant graduate degree, is required at the time of application.

    Preferred Qualifications: Legal practice experience in the area in which the applicant seeks to teach. Experience teaching law school courses, with outstanding student and peer evaluations.

    Salary: Starting annual full-time salary is currently $53,402, prorated according to teaching workload. Generally, the salary for an instructor teaching one course for a semester at the law school ranges from $4,539 to $8,811 depending on the associated workload.

    Application Procedure: To apply, please visit the following link: http://apptrkr.com/1168507

    Applicants should submit (a) a cover letter describing their interest in teaching and identifying the course(s) they propose to teach; (b) their curriculum vitae; and (c) a short (1-2 paragraph) description of the course(s). Additional materials may be required of finalists.

    To receive full consideration for any openings please submit a complete application. Completed applications will be reviewed as openings arise. Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in January and for spring semester in August.

    The applicant pool will close on December 3, 2018; candidates who are interested in remaining in the pool after that time will need to submit a new application.

    Please direct questions to: academicpositions@law.berkeley.edu

    Berkeley Law is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching. Qualified women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

     

  • 27 Feb 2018 2:12 PM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

    BERKELEY LAW is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in our experiential education program should openings arise. Openings are generally part-time.

    Instructors teach courses in litigation and transactional lawyering skills, including Negotiation Skills, Pre-Trial Practice Skills, Civil Trial Practice Skills, Criminal Trial Practice Skills, Appellate Advocacy Skills, Legal Writing Skills, Drafting Skills, Legal Research Skills, Alternative Dispute Resolution Skills, Oral Advocacy Skills, Mediation Skills, Law School Competition Skills, Law Practice Skills, Judicial Process Skills, and other related professional practice skills. Courses are taught experientially, using extensive simulation, video and other “learning by doing” pedagogies.

    General Duties: In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, assessing student work and assigning grades, advising students, identifying and preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and maintaining a course website.

    Basic qualifications: J.D. or equivalent degree, or other relevant graduate degree, and experience in the area in which the applicant seeks to teach is required at time of application.

    Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching law school skills courses, with outstanding student and peer evaluations.

    Salary: Starting annual full-time salary is currently $53,402, prorated according to teaching workload. Generally, the salary for an instructor teaching one course for a semester at the law school ranges from $4,539 to $8,811 depending on the associated workload.

    Application Procedure: To apply, please visit the following link: http://apptrkr.com/1169534

    Applicants should submit four (4) documents: (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a list of Berkeley Law skills courses they wish to be considered for or wish to propose, and (4) a teaching statement of no more than 500 words explaining how they have approached or would approach teaching skills courses. Additional materials may be required of finalists.

    To receive full consideration for any openings please submit a complete application. Completed applications will be reviewed when openings arise. Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in January and for spring semester in August.

    The applicant pool will close on December 3, 2018; candidates who are interested in remaining in the pool after that time will need to submit a new application.

    Please direct questions to: academicpositions@law.berkeley.edu

    Berkeley Law is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching. Qualified women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

  • 26 Feb 2018 1:12 PM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN LAW SCHOOL is pleased to announce a search for a Clinical Instructor in the Frank J. Remington Center’s Legal Assistance To Institutionalized Persons Project (LAIP). The Remington Center is one of the largest and oldest clinical programs in the country, and is comprised of multiple prison-based and criminal law projects. The clinics include several calendar-year opportunities, along with school-year clinics and externship positions with prosecution and public defender offices.

    LAIP Clinical Instructors supervise students in the Center’s founding clinic. LAIP provides a wide range of legal assistance to individuals incarcerated in Wisconsin state prisons. The work includes preparatory instruction and direct supervision over students in a full, calendar year clinical program. Students enroll full time in the summer, and have continuing clinical work during the fall and spring semesters. Common legal issues in LAIP involve postconviction matters, sentence structure questions, and a range of other issues faced by incarcerated individuals.

    Please click on the following link to view the position announcement, including for information about how to apply: http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/497443/legal-assistance-to-institutionalized-persons-clinical-instructor

    Applications must be received by March 25, 2018.

  • 23 Feb 2018 4:08 PM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

    BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW

    Boston University School of Law is seeking to hire a full-time technology attorney in its Technology & Cyberlaw Clinic (the "Clinic"). The Clinic is part of BU Law's Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property, and Cyberlaw Program, which is a unique collaboration between BU Law and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

    The Clinic represents current students at MIT and BU on matters related to their innovative academic and extracurricular work, in the areas of intellectual property, computer access laws, data privacy and security law, media law and the First Amendment, and relevant areas of regulatory compliance. The attorney would be expected to help law students counsel clients and represent students in pre-litigation and transactional settings, and possibly also in some litigation matters, including response to cease-and-desist letters and other legal threats. Clients often present novel questions of law in usual areas of technology, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, and novel methods of computer network observation and data gathering. Experience with data privacy regulation, including sectoral data privacy laws in healthcare and education, is considered a plus.

    The attorney's primary responsibility will be to supervise and assist students with direct client representation matters and research. The attorney will also assist the Clinic Director in preparing and teaching a year-long seminar for students enrolled in the Clinic, including developing materials, performing research, and coordinating classroom activities and guest presentations. As time allows, the attorney would also work with the Clinic Director to develop generalized legal resources and informational material to inform MIT and BU students on their legal risks when conducting innovative research and projects in emerging technologies

    Required Skills

    The ideal candidate is a member of the Massachusetts bar or is eligible for membership, with at least one to three years of experience advising clients on cutting-edge issues in technology law, and a willingness to support the work of creative and innovative young clients. Experience with legal issues related to research and development of new technologies is considered a plus. Teaching experience or a strong interest in developing as a clinical faculty member is also considered a plus. Exceptional writing, editing, organizational, and managerial skills are required.

    The attorney will be hired as a Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor, to a two-year and one-month contract. The ideal start date is June 1, 2018.

    Boston University School of Law is committed to faculty diversity and welcomes expressions of interest from diverse applicants.

    PLEASE DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNVIERSITY HR WEBSITE.

    Applicants should send a letter of interest and a resume to Andrew Sellars, Director of the Technology & Cyberlaw Clinic. Applications should be sent to tclc@bu.edu. Applications received before March 15, 2018 will be given full consideration.

    To learn more about the law school, visit our website at www.bu.edu/law. With specific questions about the position, contact Andrew Sellars at sellars@bu.edu.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

  • 23 Feb 2018 11:48 AM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

    UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND FRANCIS KING CAREY SCHOOL OF LAW

    The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law in Baltimore, Maryland invites applications for a visiting professor in the Clinical Law Program for the 2018-2019 academic year.  The position is a full-time, 10-month appointment beginning in August 2018.  The visiting professor will teach a one semester clinic in Fall 2018 and in Spring 2019.  Questions about the position can be directed to Professor Renee Hutchins or Professor Michael Pinard, Co-Directors of the Clinical Law Program. The University of Maryland has a strong commitment to diversity.  We welcome applications from persons of color and other members of historically disadvantaged groups.

    Minimum Qualifications:

      *   J.D. from an ABA accredited law school.
      *   License to practice law in Maryland (for state practice) or be willing to be admitted to the United States District Court of Maryland (for federal practice).
      *   Minimum 3 years clinical law teaching experience.

    Compensation:  Salary commensurate with education and experience, plus employee fringe benefits

    Apply online at  https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=160000ML&lang=en
    .   Applicants should include a detailed description of prior clinical law teaching experience in the cover letter or in the required resume.

    Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

    The University of Maryland, Baltimore, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

  • 23 Feb 2018 11:43 AM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA LAW SCHOOL invites applicants for the position of Clinical Supervisor and Lecturer in its in-house, live client, transactional law clinic. The Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic (ELC) was founded in 1982 as one of the nation’s first legal clinics devoted to the study and practice of transactional law.  It serves both for-profit and non-profit organizational clients by placing students in the role of lead counsel for economically and socially impactful ventures.

    The Clinical Supervisor and Lecturer will work closely with the Director of the ELC in all activities, including course planning, teaching, supervising and mentoring law students, representing clients, Clinic administration, and community education, engagement and outreach.

    The successful applicant will challenge ELC students to practice and hone a variety of core competencies that will be critical in their early careers (fact development, framing and analyzing legal issues, negotiating and drafting, and client counseling), but also to develop critical capacities for exercising judgment, solving problems, cultivating a professional identity, communicating (through a variety of modes) with clients and supervisors, collaborating with peers, and managing projects, people and expectations.

    Applicants should be licensed attorneys who have 4+ years of experience in a general business or transactional law practice and demonstrated acumen in business planning and structuring, negotiation, contract drafting, and community engagement.  Admission to the Pennsylvania bar within one year is required.   A record of strong academic achievement, commitment to improving society, and intellectual engagement with entrepreneurship and the law are essential.  Teaching experience (or a passion for teaching), creativity, strategic thinking, and demonstrated ability to work with culturally and economically diverse groups are highly valued.

    The successful applicant will begin no later than July 1, 2018. The position is a contract position that is annually renewable up to a maximum of 5 years.  It is the Clinic’s goal and expectation that the selected candidate will receive training, mentoring, and experience in all aspects of teaching and leading a successful transactional clinic that will enable the individual to pursue a career in legal academia upon completion of service at Penn Law School including starting or directing a transactional law clinic at another law school.

    Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  The University of Pennsylvania and its Law School are equal opportunity<
    http://www.upenn.edu/affirm-action/eoaa.html> employers.

    Please refer questions to the ELC Director, Praveen Kosuri at pkosuri@law.upenn.edu<mailto:pkosuri@law.upenn.edu>.

    To apply, please go to the Penn Faculty Searches website at: 
    http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/1305

    Materials required to apply: cover letter, resume, and three references.

  • 23 Feb 2018 9:19 AM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

    BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL seeks a one-year visitor from the academy or from practice to co-teach (with Stacy Caplow) the Safe Harbor Clinic, our immigration clinic. The clinic is offered each semester and allows students to enroll for an additional semester to continue and complete case work.  The Safe Harbor Project generally handles a caseload of applications for humanitarian relief, including asylum U & T visas, and executive pardons but also can represent clients on bond hearings, appeals and other immigration matters.  

    The visitor will be a part of our vibrant group of clinical faculty members who teach in our eight in-house clinics and direct our externships.  See https://www.brooklaw.edu/academics/curriculum/clinicalofferings for a description of all of our programs.  The visitor will be welcomed into the general life of the law school, including supporting immigration-related student pro bono organizations and activities.

    The visit is for the 2018-2019 academic year but can begin as early as this spring/summer.  The ideal candidate will have at least five years of immigration practice experience.  Clinical teaching experience is a plus.

    We will begin accepting applications immediately.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  

    To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to stacy.caplow@brooklaw.edu with the subject line Safe Harbor Visitor.  Feel free to spread this job announcement to all of your networks.  And apologies for cross-posting.

  • 22 Feb 2018 3:35 PM | Lindsay Harris (Administrator)

    TULANE LAW SCHOOL invites applicants for the Forrester Fellowship. Forrester Fellows are promising legal academics who teach in the first-year legal writing program. Fellows teach legal writing to two sections of 25 to 30 first-year law students in a program coordinated by the Director of Legal Writing. 

    Fellows are invited to participate in all aspects of the intellectual life of the law school. Fellows are encouraged to present their work at faculty workshops and “brown bags,” and members of the full-time faculty serve as mentors to fellows. Fellows receive a stipend to support travel and research. 

    Fellows are appointed to a one-year term with the possibility of a single one-year renewal. Fellows are expected to enter the law-teaching market. The fellowship will not lead to a long-term teaching position at Tulane Law School. 

    The successful candidate has an outstanding record of academic and professional achievement. Applicants must have a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school, outstanding academic credentials, and at least three years of law-related practice and/or clerkship experience. To apply, please visit https://apply.interfolio.com/48700

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