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  • 02 Dec 2020 4:54 PM | Michael Murphy (Administrator)

    AVE MARIA SCHOOL OF LAW seeks applicants for a tenure-track position to begin in the 2021-2022 academic year. Specifically, the Law School seeks to hire a Director of Clinics who can run a veterans clinic as well as manage the other clinical offerings provided by the Law School. Applicants must have a Juris Doctorate or equivalent degree and a strong academic record, as well as knowledge of veterans law. Clinical experience and administrative skills are particularly desirable. Duties will also include teaching, scholarship, and service to the law school community.

    Ave Maria offers students a distinctive legal education marked by the integration of the Catholic faith and the law. Students are trained to reflect critically on the law and to understand that all areas of legal practice serve the common good. The law school emphasizes the importance of faith and community among its faculty, staff, and students, and seeks applicants attracted by, and supportive of, its mission.

    Ave Maria School of Law recognizes the inherent dignity of all members of the human family. Thus, the school does not discriminate on any basis proscribed by federal, state, or local law. The Law School maintains its Catholic character but is open to persons of all religious faiths who respect the goals of the Law School, as adopted by the Board of Governors.  Ave Maria School of Law has an increasingly diverse student body and desires to provide students with faculty role models and mentors of shared background and experience. As such, we particularly encourage applications from women and members of underrepresented groups within the profession.

    Ave Maria School of Law is located in North Naples, Florida along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Naples has been recognized for its healthy lifestyle and excellent quality of life, and is known for its cultural activities and institutions as well as for its many and varied natural attractions.

    Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Professor Mollie Murphy, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, at mmurphy@avemarialaw.edu, and to Human Resources Office at HR@avemarialaw.edu.


  • 02 Dec 2020 1:14 PM | Michael Murphy (Administrator)

    THE ELISABETH HAUB SCHOOL OF LAW AT PACE UNIVERISTY invites applications to fill up to two full-time, academic tenure-track/tenured faculty positions at the rank of assistant professor, associate professor, or professor. The positions will begin in August 2021.  Applicants must be committed to providing excellent legal training both in person and online, engaging in meaningful service within the law school and in the broader community, and producing excellent scholarship.  Applicants should have teaching and research interests in any of the following areas: environmental law, natural resources law, sustainable business law, energy and climate law, public health law, contracts law, business law, and tax law.  Applicants whose interests cover multiple of these areas are particularly encouraged to apply. We welcome applications from candidates interested in doctrinal, experiential, and/or clinical teaching.

    Applicants seeking the rank of assistant professor should hold a J.D. from an accredited law school or an equivalent degree from a non-U.S. law school. A successful candidate will have an excellent academic record and demonstrated potential for accomplishment in teaching, scholarship and research, and service.

    Applications are encouraged from people of color, individuals of varied sexual and affectional orientations, individuals who are differently-abled, veterans of the armed forces or national service, and anyone whose background and experience will contribute to the diversity of the law school.  Pace is committed to achieving completely equal opportunity in all aspects of University life. 

    Pace University’s Elisabeth Haub School of Law (Pace Law) offers J.D. and Masters of Law degrees in both Environmental and International Law, as well as a series of joint degree programs including a Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) in Environmental Law. The school, housed on the University’s campus in White Plains, NY, opened its doors in 1976 and has over 8,000 alumni around the world. The school maintains a unique philosophy and approach to legal education that strikes an important balance between practice and theory. For more information visit http://law.pace.edu.

    Please apply via https://careers.pace.edu/postings/16869. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Direct any questions via email to Appointments Committee Chair, Professor Margot Pollans, mpollans@law.pace.edu.


  • 02 Dec 2020 1:09 PM | Michael Murphy (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO LAW SCHOOL is seeking an Assistant Director for its IJ Clinic on Entrepreneurship. The posting follows:

    Are you looking to use your law degree to help small businesses and advocate for the rights of lower-income entrepreneurs?  Would you like to trade the billable hour for meaningful ongoing client relationships and mentoring future attorneys?  Are you looking to get out of a traditional office and back to a law school campus?

    The Institute for Justice, the national law firm for liberty, is seeking an Assistant Director at its Clinic on Entrepreneurship at The University of Chicago Law School’s Kane Center for Clinical Legal Education. 

    The IJ Clinic cultivates economic liberty in Chicago by providing free legal assistance and educational resources to lower-income entrepreneurs, educating law students about counseling entrepreneurs, and advocating for reform of systems and laws that hinder entrepreneurship.

    The Assistant Director’s role has three components.

    1.  Working with clients/supervising law students in the clinic: The Assistant Director will work closely with law students to advise clients on business planning, corporate governance, transactions, regulatory compliance, and intellectual property protection. 

    2.  Teaching: The Assistant Director will co-teach a seminar on Entrepreneurship & The Law and will participate in the peerless intellectual community at the Law School. 

    3.  Lobbying/Strategic Outreach: The Assistant Director will also be a key player in the IJ Clinic’s strategic planning, outreach, research, legislative advocacy, and grassroots activism to support lower-income entrepreneurs as they build businesses and neighborhoods.

    Along with an entrepreneurial spirit, the Assistant Director must have the following:

    • At least 3 years of legal experience in a general business or transactional law practice, who has demonstrated acumen in: contract drafting, negotiation, and counseling clients on business planning. 
    • A strong academic background, along with a passion for teaching, entrepreneurship and the law. 

    • A commitment to public interest work and a facility for working with culturally and economically diverse groups. 

    • Admission to the Illinois bar or the ability to gain admission to the Illinois bar.

    A background in legislative drafting, lobbying, community organizing, land use law, tax, accounting, or start-up financing are pluses.

    Note that while the Institute for Justice employs the Assistant Director, candidate selection is subject to approval by the University of Chicago Law School and the required teaching appointment is contingent upon approval from the Office of the Provost. During appointment, IJ Clinic attorneys must comply with all University rules and regulations applicable to their presence at the University.

    IJ offers a stimulating and enjoyable work environment with opportunities for professional growth as well as an excellent benefit package.

    To apply, please click here to submit a resume and a cover letter. Please attach all files in either .pdf or .doc formats.


  • 02 Dec 2020 12:09 PM | Michael Murphy (Administrator)

    THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY MORITZ COLLEGE OF LAW invites applications for the position of Jeff & Cynthia Harris Fellow in its Entrepreneurial Business Law Clinic (EBLC) to start in Summer 2021.

    The Fellow will assist the Director of the EBLC in running and teaching the clinic, which provides third-year law students with the opportunity to learn transactional lawyering skills by representing entrepreneurs, startups, small businesses, and nonprofit organizations. EBLC students typically work with clients on all phases of starting a business, including client intake, entity formation, and contract drafting. Students also learn how to protect and license the intellectual property of a business and how to use and secure licenses for others’ intellectual property. The Fellow will have several areas of responsibility, including 1) classroom teaching of lawyering skills, 2) supervising law students who represent clients under the Ohio Supreme Court’s student practice rule, and 3) engaging with the local and regional entrepreneurial community. The Fellow will be invited to participate in the academic life of the College of Law. A Fellow who wishes to engage in academic research will be supported in doing so.

    This is a two-year position (structured as a twelve-month contract with full University fringe benefits, presumptively renewable for a second year). The ideal start date will be July 1, 2021. The successful candidate will begin teaching in August 2021.

    Candidates with at least two years of experience representing entrepreneurs and early-stage companies in intellectual property matters are strongly preferred; candidates should also have an excellent academic record that demonstrates potential for clinical teaching and preparation of clinical educational materials; candidates should be admitted to the Ohio Bar or eligible for admission in Ohio.

    To apply for this position, please send an email including all application materials to moritzhr@osu.edu with the title of this position in the subject line. Please include a resume, list of 3 references, and cover letter. Applications are due by December 31, 2020 and will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interviews are expected to take place in January 2021. Questions can be directed to Professor Paige Wilson at wilson.3980@osu.edu. More information is available at https://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/104547.

    The College of Law is an integral part of one of the world’s great research and educational institutions. Founded in 1891 and consistently ranked nationally as a top-15 public law school, the College boasts a collegial community of approximately 570 students and more than 50 faculty members. The College is known for its rigorous academic program, the pioneering research of its world-class faculty, a deep commitment to teaching and professional training, and the development of future leaders. The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. Requires successful completion of a background check.


  • 30 Nov 2020 12:59 PM | Michael Murphy (Administrator)

    YALE LAW SCHOOL, through The Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law at Yale and the Yale Law School Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization (LSO), seeks a Fellow for a position beginning in July of 2021. This newly-created fellowship is supported by a gift from Alan Bersin, YLS ’74, and Lisa Foster, and it honors Dennis Curtis, one of the founders of Yale’s clinical program.

    The fellowship provides for a law school graduate to spend a year working with members of the Yale clinical faculty and with the Liman Center and affiliated faculty. The Fellow will work on behalf of individuals and groups to further projects and policy reform through litigation and administrative and legislative initiatives related to criminal law and immigration reform. The Fellow will be based at Yale Law School; depending on the projects that unfold, the Fellow may spend time elsewhere, including with immigration policy experts in Washington, D.C.

    The Fellow will work under the supervision of Professor Fiona Doherty and other clinical professors who teach two clinics, the Criminal Justice Clinic (CJC) and the Criminal Justice Advocacy Clinic (CJAC), as well as with Professor Lucas Guttentag, who teaches immigration law and regularly visits at Yale Law School. Students in the CJC represent defendants in criminal cases in the Geographical Area #23 courthouse on Elm Street in New Haven. Students in CJAC represent individuals and organizations affected by the criminal legal system. The clinic docket consists of a mix of policy and community advocacy, direct representation, and impact litigation. In both clinics, students manage all aspects of their clients’ cases under the direct supervision of clinical faculty. The Fellow will also work with Professor Guttentag on furthering administrative and executive immigration reform, analyzing the policies of recent years, maintaining and enhancing a website that comprehensively catalogues recent policies, and identifying needed policy reforms.  

    The Curtis-Liman Clinical Fellow will also participate in the work of the Liman Center, which promotes access to justice and the fair treatment of individuals and groups seeking to participate in the legal system. Recent projects have included access to voting for people in detention, solitary confinement, excessive fines and fees, and the harms of COVID for incarcerated individuals. Through research projects, teaching, fellowship funding, and colloquia, the Liman Center supports efforts to bring about a more just legal system, even as that aspiration remains elusive. The Liman Center has funded 153 Liman Law Fellows at more than 100 host organizations, and more than 450 Liman Summer Fellows from eight colleges and universities. The Liman Center includes Professor Judith Resnik, Liman Director Anna VanCleave, Senior Liman Fellows in Residence, affiliated researchers, Liz Acas, the Liman Center Director of Communications, and Elizabeth Keane, the Liman Center Coordinator.

    The Liman Center and Yale’s LSO seek candidates who are able to work independently and as part of a team and who possess excellent legal skills and a deep commitment to social justice. Qualifications include a J.D. degree and, before the fellowship starts, admission to a bar and a plan to be admitted to the Connecticut Bar. The salary range is from $47,500 to $55,000 or more, depending on experience. Fellows receive health benefits and access to university facilities.  The fellowship is a one-year position with the potential for renewal for a second year.

    To apply, submit by email a resume, a cover letter explaining your background and how this work relates to your longer-term plans, a writing sample, a law school transcript, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references (of whom at least one should be a law school professor) to elizabeth.keane@yale.edu.  If letters of reference are readily available, ask that individuals forward them directly; otherwise, when appropriate, we will contact references by email or phone.  Absent special circumstances, applications should be sent by December 15, 2020.

    Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, at TitleIX@yale.edu, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email: ocr.boston@ed.gov.


  • 12 Nov 2020 4:26 PM | Michael Murphy (Administrator)

    THE GEORGETOWN HEALTH JUSTICE ALLIANCE CLINIC seeks a two year clinical teaching fellow to begin in summer 2021 to teach and supervise law clinic students providing civil legal services through an innovating medical-legal partnership.  Georgetown Law and the Health Justice Alliance Law Clinic are committed to diversity in hiring.

    Clinic Description

    The Health Justice Alliance Law Clinic is part of a medical-legal partnership between Georgetown University’s Law and Medical Centers. Launched in August 2017, the Law Clinic integrates law students directly into Georgetown community-based health clinics serving children and families living in poverty in Washington, D.C. Law students provide civil legal services to address barriers that affect patient health and well-being in collaboration with medical students, physicians, and other healthcare providers.

    Patients at these clinics face complex, civil legal needs, many of which negatively impact their health and well-being. Among the needs currently being served are those related to housing, public benefits, education, and family law. By partnering directly with medical providers who provide low barrier access to healthcare to high needs families in Washington, D.C., the HJA Law Clinic offers a unique and especially effective method for reducing the barriers to justice that often confront people living in poverty and that contribute to racial and economic health disparities.  Medical students rotate into the law clinic and collaborate with law students and clinical teaching fellows in providing holistic advocacy to client families. 

    Description of the Fellowship

    The Health Justice Alliance Law Clinic is hiring an individual to serve as a clinical teaching fellow and supervising attorney for two years beginning in summer 2021 and ending in summer 2023. The fellowship is ideal for a legal services attorney interested in transition into legal academia and developing teaching and supervisory abilities in a setting that emphasizes a dual commitment—clinical education of law students and poverty lawyering—in the context of an interdisciplinary medical-legal partnership in furtherance of health equity and social justice. The fellow will (i) supervise law students in casework and clinic projects and serve as a mentor and role model to law students in the clinic, including students from historically underrepresented backgrounds, (ii) share responsibility for designing and teaching law clinic seminar classes and facilitating case rounds, and (iii) share in the administrative and case handling responsibilities of the Law Clinic and its medical-legal partnership. The teaching team is highly collaborative and uses a team-based approach to pedagogy planning and problem solving. Fellows also participate in a clinical pedagogy seminar and other activities designed to support an interest in clinical teaching and legal education. Successful completion of the fellowship results in the award of an L.L.M. in Advocacy from Georgetown University.

    Teaching fellows receive an annual stipend of approximately $57,000 in the first year and $60,000 in the second year, health and dental benefits, and all tuition and fees in the LL.M. program.  In addition to training in clinical pedagogy, fellows have access to programming and support around scholarship and entry into the legal teaching market and professional development opportunities.  As full-time students, teaching fellows may qualify for deferment of their student loans and/or may be eligible for loan repayment assistance from their law schools. 

    Fellows also benefit from their affiliation with the clinical program at Georgetown Law, the broader Health Justice Alliance cross-campus initiative, the law school and university’s health law and policy programs, and the Georgetown Law and Georgetown University communities. Georgetown is a vibrant institution with a deep commitment to public service and social justice. Georgetown Law is widely recognized as having the country’s top ranked clinical program, with 18 law school clinics—which have clinical teaching Fellows who convene regularly for educational, professional, and social events.  Because the program is widely respected by both the public interest bar and the academy, Fellows have enjoyed considerable success obtaining full-time teaching or advocacy positions after the completion of the Fellowship.

    Qualifications

    The Health Justice Alliance Law Clinic seeks a prospective fellow with:

    • Experience providing civil legal services to low-income clients (housing, public benefits, and/or special education law are areas of particular need);
    • Minimum of 3 years of post-J.D. legal experience;
    • Membership in the District of Columbia Bar (if not a member of the D.C. Bar must apply for admission by waiver upon accepting the fellowship offer);
    • Demonstrated commitment to social justice and an interest in clinical teaching; and
    • Prior medical, health-related, or mental health-related experience a plus.

    Application Instructions:

    Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible but no later than Monday, December 14, 2020. Please submit a letter of interest, résumé/CV, complete law school transcript, a list of at least three references, and a writing sample (max. 10 pages) to HealthJusticeAlliance@georgetown.edu. If you have any questions please contact Eugenia Alvarez, Office Manager for the Health Justice Alliance Law Clinic, at ea661@georgetown.edu.  

    Note: Georgetown Law has a strong commitment to diversity and encourages applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.


  • 11 Nov 2020 1:28 PM | Michael Murphy (Administrator)

    BOSTON COLLEGE LAW SCHOOL seeks a full-time faculty member whose vision includes a legal clinic representing indigent clients in the criminal legal system. BC Law houses nationally-ranked clinical programs. The criminal legal offerings currently include the BC Law Prosecution Program; the BC Defender Program (including a criminal defense clinic, a parole and compassionate release clinic, and a prisoner’s rights/prison discipline clinic), and the BC Innocence Program. This panoply of clinical offerings use dynamic interdisciplinary models and relationships with community partners to engage in direct client representation as well as law/policy reforms. Candidates are encouraged to present their vision for a direct client representation clinic/program that would enrich BC Law’s offerings relating to the criminal legal system.

    The current opening follows the retirement of a tenured faculty member who directed the criminal defense trial clinic while also teaching substantive law courses such as criminal law and evidence. Depending on the candidate’s qualifications and preferences, this faculty position may be on the University’s tenure track or the law school’s clinical track, which provides for a long-term contract that may be renewed indefinitely. The position requires a JD or equivalent law degree and significant experience in criminal practice. Clinical teaching experience is preferred. Candidates must be or become a member of the Massachusetts bar.

    Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

    Boston College is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage candidates of color and others who would enrich the diversity of our academic community to apply. Boston College, a Jesuit, Catholic university, is located in Newton, Massachusetts, just outside of Boston. Interested applicants should send a CV and a cover letter to: Paul Tremblay, Chair, Clinic Appointments Committee at paul.tremblay@bc.edu or at Boston College Law School, 885 Centre Street, Newton, MA 02459.


  • 04 Nov 2020 11:01 AM | Michael Murphy (Administrator)

    GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY LAW CENTER is hiring for a graduate teaching fellowship at their Social Enterprise & Nonprofit Law Clinic.

    Description of the Clinic

    The Social Enterprise & Nonprofit Law Clinic at Georgetown University Law Center offers pro bono corporate and transactional legal services to social enterprises, nonprofit organizations, and select small businesses headquartered in Washington, D.C. and working locally or internationally. Through the Clinic, law students learn to translate legal theory into legal practice by engaging in the supervised practice of law for educational credit. The Clinic’s goals are consistent with Georgetown University's long tradition of public service. The Clinic’s goals are to:

    • Teach law students the materials, expectations, strategies, and methods of transactional lawyering, as well as an appreciation for how transactional law can be used in the public interest.

    • Represent organizations in corporate and transactional legal matters.

    • Facilitate the growth of social enterprise in the D.C. area.

    The Clinic’s local focus not only allows the Clinic to give back to the community it calls home, but also gives students an opportunity to explore and understand the challenges and strengths of the D.C. community beyond the Georgetown Law campus. As D.C. experiences increasing income inequality, it becomes increasingly important for the Clinic to provide legal assistance to organizations that serve and empower vulnerable D.C. communities. For the foreseeable future, the Clinic will center client matters that are responsive to the Covid-19 pandemic, the economic recession, and our national reckoning of anti-Black racism by assisting organizational clients working within those affected communities.

    Description of Fellowship

    The two-year fellowship is an ideal position for a transactional lawyer interested in transitioning into legal academia and developing teaching and supervisory abilities in a setting that emphasizes a dual commitment—clinical education of law students and transactional law employed in the interest of social and economic justice. The fellow will have several areas of responsibility, with an increasing role as the fellowship progresses. Over the course of the fellowship, the fellow will: (i) supervise students in representing nonprofit organizations and social enterprises on transactional, operational, and corporate governance matters, (ii) share responsibility for teaching seminar sessions, and (iii) share in the administrative and case handling responsibilities of the Clinic. Fellows also participate in a clinical pedagogy seminar and other activities designed to support an interest in clinical teaching and legal education. Successful completion of the fellowship results in the award of an L.L.M. in Advocacy from Georgetown University. The fellowship start date is August 1, 2021, and the fellowship is for two years, ending July 31, 2023.

    Teaching fellows receive an annual stipend of approximately $57,000 in the first year and $60,000 in the second year, health and dental benefits, and all tuition and fees in the LL.M. program. As full-time students, teaching fellows qualify for deferment of their student loans. In addition, teaching fellows may be eligible for loan repayment assistance from their law schools.

    Qualifications

    Applicants must have at least 3 years of post J.D. legal experience. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in a transactional area of practice such as nonprofit law and tax, community economic development law, corporate law, intellectual property, real estate, and finance. Applicants with a strong commitment to economic justice are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be admitted or willing to be admitted to the District of Columbia Bar.

    Application Process

    Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis. To apply, send a resume, an official or unofficial law school transcript, and a detailed letter of interest as soon as possible but no later than January 1st, 2021. The letter should be no longer than two pages and address a) why you are interested in this fellowship; b) what you can contribute to the Clinic; c) your experience with transactional matters and/or corporate law; and d) anything else that you consider pertinent. Please address your application to Professor Alicia Plerhoples, Georgetown Law, 600 New Jersey Ave., NW, Suite 352, Washington, D.C. 20001, and email it to Clinic Office Manager, Maria Islam, mi368@georgetown.edu. Emailed applications are preferred.


  • 21 Oct 2020 12:15 PM | Rachel Settlage (Administrator)
    GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY’S Jacob Burns Community Legal Clinics are seeking fellows for three clinics for academic years 2021-2023.  We seek applicants for positions in our International Human Rights Clinic, Family Justice Litigation Clinic, and the Public Justice Advocacy Clinic.  We seek applications from candidates with strong academic, clinical, and lawyering experience.  Applicants who have an interest in receiving training in clinical and/or law school teaching will be preferred.

    The Friedman Fellowship program affords every fellow the opportunity to learn about 1) clinical education and public interest lawyering; and 2) teaching and supervising law students engaged in these activities.  Throughout their two years in residence, fellows receive specific instruction and guidance in teaching and supervising law students and in writing scholarship for publication.  The program provides fellows with mentorship and support from the clinical faculty and administration.

    Fellows receive an annual stipend and are eligible for University employment benefits, such as health insurance, tuition assistance, and other benefits related to law school affiliation.  Fellows must be members of a state bar. Candidates who are not members of the D.C. Bar must be eligible for immediate waiver into the D.C. Bar.

    By October 30, 2020, applicants should send a letter of interest, a resume, a list of references, and a complete law school transcript to clinicadmin@law.gwu.edu.  Questions can also be submitted to clinicadmin@law.gwu.edu.  The George Washington University Law School is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. The University undertakes special efforts to employ a diverse workforce.



  • 19 Oct 2020 12:36 PM | Rachel Settlage (Administrator)

    GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL's Communications & Technology Law Clinic is accepting applications for a two-year paid position as a Clinical Teaching Fellow starting in August 2021. The person hired for this position will work closely with Professor Laura Moy to supervise the work of second- and third-year law students on high profile, cutting edge cases before the Federal Communications Commission, the Federal Trade Commission, other federal agencies, and courts. Applications will be accepted and considered on a rolling basis through December 10, 2020.

    Fellow Responsibilities

    The Communications & Technology Law Clinic has two Fellows serving staggered two-year terms. The Fellows exercise a great deal of responsibility for the clinic’s cases. They work with clients and coalitions to develop strategy; meet with Commissioners, agency staff, and Congressional staff; and draft briefs, comments, and other legal documents. Because we are located in Washington, D.C., the Fellows get to experience firsthand the interplay between Congress, federal agencies, and federal courts in developing communications and technology policy. They also have many opportunities to network with others working in this area.

    Each Fellow typically supervises four students each semester. Fellows assist students in developing their lawyering skills. For example, Fellows help students develop a research plan, review student drafts, and prepare students for meetings and oral presentations. Fellows also help plan and teach the clinic seminar.

    The new Fellow will receive training in clinical teaching alongside Fellows in Georgetown Law’s 17 other clinics at an orientation that takes place in August and in a Clinical Pedagogy course that meets throughout the first year of the Fellowship.

    Qualifications

    Applicants should have a law degree and already be admitted to the District of Columbia or another state bar. We will also consider very strong candidates who will graduate from law school in 2021 and be eligible to join the bar shortly thereafter. The qualifications that we look for include:

    · Demonstrated interest in technology, media, communications, privacy, surveillance, and related fields;

    · Practical experience in a law school clinic, a public interest organization, government, a law firm, or a judicial clerkship;

    · Strong analytical and communication skills, both oral and written;

    · Experience in management and supervision;

    · An interest in teaching law students in a clinical setting; and

    · A commitment to serving the public interest.

    Application Process

    Please follow the application instructions carefully. Applicants who fail to follow these instructions will not be considered for the Fellowship.

    Create a single PDF (filename: lastname_firstname.pdf) that includes—in order:

    · Brief cover letter (addressed to Professor Laura Moy);

    · Personal statement (approximately 500–800 words) setting forth the reasons for seeking the Fellowship;

    · Résumé or C.V.;

    · Current law school transcript (an unofficial copy is acceptable);

    · List of at least three references, including contact information; and

    · One or two writing samples (we invite both short and long pieces), each accompanied by a statement detailing whether and to what extent it has been edited by others.

    Submit your application PDF as an attachment by email to CTLC_Fe.1llfpy9fyf76a8gf@u.box.com. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible, but no later than December 10, 2020.

    The clinic will invite selected candidates to interview via Zoom or Skype. We may also ask candidates who advance to the next round after initial interviews to participate in a test designed to assess writing and reviewing skills.

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