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  • 17 Jul 2019 12:28 PM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    TULANE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW seeks highly qualified applicants for a full-time professor of practice position leading its newly created Immigrants’ Rights Clinic. The position would begin during the 2020-21 academic year, starting on July 1, 2020, and would be on the non-tenured faculty track, with an initial appointment of three years.

    The candidate who fills the position will have primary responsibility for developing the new Immigrants’ Rights Clinic; engaging in case selection, litigation, and other advocacy to promote the clinic's mission and goals; supervising clinic students in all aspects of the clinic’s work; teaching a related seminar course; and leading development efforts in support of the clinic.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications for the position include:
    • A J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school and a strong academic record;
    • Experience in immigration and/or immigrants’ rights matters;
    • Licensed bar membership in good standing in any one of the 50 states;  
    • 5 years of post-J.D. legal experience;
    • A proven record of (or clear demonstrated potential for) successful teaching and professional engagement.
    • Candidates who teach in a law school legal clinic, who have prior experience supervising or teaching law students, or who have prior experience supervising attorneys performing immigration work are strongly preferred.

    To apply, please complete the application form here: https://apply.interfolio.com/63659.  Inquiries may be made to Professor Laila L. Hlass, Appointments Committee Chair by email: lhlass@tulane.edu.

  • 16 Jul 2019 12:27 PM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    CALIFORNIA WESTERN SCHOOL OF LAW (CWSL) is looking for a Trial Training Administrator-Latin America to work for the Instituto Latinoamericano de Derecho y Justicia (ILDJ). This position will be responsible for developing, promoting, administering, and coordinating multiple, often simultaneous, Spanish advocacy training programs, including the Mexico Moot Court Grant, as well as any and all additional ACCESO Capacitación programs at California Western School of Law (CWSL) and at locations in Latin America and Mexico.

    For more information about ACCESO Capacitación, please view the website at: http://www.accesocapacitacion.com/

    Primary Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

    • Develop and plan advocacy training programs in conjunction with the Director and the Associate Director.
    • Coordinate and manage all trial skills programs propagated by CWSL in Central and South America.
    • Promote the programs throughout Latin America.
    • Work with government agencies and private legal organizations throughout Latin America in coordinating and promoting advocacy training programs.
    • Recruit Spanish speaking trainers in the US and Latin America.
    • Write and publish articles on trial skills programs on the programs’ websites, Facebook and Twitter.
    • Represent CWSL in international forums and conferences throughout Latin America and Mexico.
    • Teach learning methodology to participants in programs.
    • Travel to regional, national and international events as needed.
    • Supervise programs’ trainers and student employees.
    • Recruit trainers and coordinate events.

    Qualifications:

    • Juris Doctor from ABA-accredited law school required.
    • Minimum of 3 years of litigation experience in the U.S. required.
    • Experience in working in Latin America and with the Mexican legal community a plus.
    • Must be fluent in English and Spanish (written and verbal).
    • Minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible experience in a high pace, deadline driven administrative position.
    • Training experience in higher education beneficial.
    • Must be able to travel to regional, nation and international events and stay for extended periods.
    • Require ability to work on weekends and some evenings.

    About us:

    Established in 1924, California Western School of Law is an ABA accredited, non-profit law school. Our downtown campus is in the center of San Diego’s legal and cultural communities. We are committed to using the law to solve human and societal problems. Detailed information is available at https://www.cwsl.edu/

    Apply now:

    Introduce yourself by sending us a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position, salary requirements, and resume to: Human Resources at HR@cwsl.edu.

    Salaries are commensurate with qualifications and experience. The law school offers competitive benefits, including 403(b) and flexible spending plans.

    The law school is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to affirmative action and to excellence through diversity. The law school provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities upon request.


  • 12 Jul 2019 12:30 PM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY, PAUL M. HEBERT LAW CENTER seeks to hire a full-time faculty member with security of position to direct the Immigration Law Clinic as part of LSU Law’s Clinical Legal Education Program. The Immigration Law Clinic is a fully in-house, one-semester, 5 credit clinic in which students represent non-citizens in their defensive proceedings before the Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR) and affirmative applications with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Applicants should have a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school, superior academic credentials, substantial experience in Immigration practice and be admitted and in good standing in a U.S. jurisdiction. Prior clinical teaching experience and fluency in Spanish is preferred.

    The Paul M. Hebert Law Center of LSU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer and is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from female and minority candidates.       

    Applications should include a letter of application, resume, references, and teaching evaluations (if available) to:

    Melissa T. Lonegrass and Christina M. Sautter

    Co-Chairs, Faculty Appointments Committee

    c/o Pam Hancock (or by email to phancock@lsu.edu)

    Paul M. Hebert Law Center

    Louisiana State University

    1 East Campus Drive

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803-0106


  • 10 Jul 2019 11:41 AM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for the Michael and Mary Schuette Clinical Fellowship in Health and Human Rights, beginning September 1, 2019, in the Bluhm Legal Clinic’s Center for International Human Rightswith a particular focus on the work of the Northwestern Access to Health ProjectThe Michael and Mary Schuette Fellow will have a unique opportunity to gain extensive training and experience in global health, human rights law and economic development, as well as clinical legal teaching.

    The Schuette Fellow will work on issues related to global health, human rights and development as they pertain to ongoing community global health work in Nigeria, Botswana, China, India and Lebanon, as well as other potential sites.  A demonstrated interest in global health law, international human rights, and fluency in French and/or Spanish is preferred. Applicants should send letters of interest and resumes to Juliet Sorensen, Bluhm Legal Clinic (j-sorensen@law.northwestern.edu). 

    The deadline for applications is July 31, 2019. It is anticipated that the fellowship will end August 31, 2020.  Salary and benefits will be competitive with other public interest post-graduate fellowships.

    The Bluhm Legal Clinic currently includes clinical faculty teaching in its Center on International Human Rights, the Donald Pritzker Entrepreneurship Law Center, Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center, the Environmental Advocacy Center, Children and Family Justice Center, the Center on Wrongful Convictions, and other clinical programs that include appellate advocacy, criminal defense, civil litigation, externships, negotiations and trial advocacy.

    Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

  • 10 Jul 2019 11:40 AM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    CALIFORNIA WESTERN SCHOOL OF LAW (CWSL) seeks to hire a full-time Program Director for its Competitive Advocacy Program. CWSL has earned a national reputation for the successes of its competition teams and also for its commitment to developing law students into practice-ready lawyers. The Executive Director will have the opportunity to lead a program that has an established foundation of excellence.

    The Program Director will advise and oversee the administration of CWSL’s student-run Moot Court Honors Board (MCHB), oversee the teaching of CWSL’s competitive advocacy courses, assist in managing and providing logistical support for all of CWSL’s trial, appellate, and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) teams, and administer and manage all budgets associated with the Competitive Advocacy Program. The Program Director may also have the opportunity to teach courses in their area of expertise as an Adjunct Professor.

    Applicants must have a J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school, and significant experience in trial practice, appellate practice, or ADR. Experience in administering and developing competitive advocacy programs is highly desirable. Teaching experience is also valuable.

    Established in 1924, CWSL is an ABA accredited and AALS member, non-profit law school located in downtown San Diego, California. CWSL has the distinction of being San Diego’s oldest law school. CWSL is the recipient of numerous community service awards, including the State Bar of California President’s Pro Bono Service Award, and the federal government’s President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The law school is also home to numerous outstanding programs, including the California Innocence Project, Community Law Project, and New Media Rights Program. The faculty are dedicated to teaching, research, and service to the community.

    A substantial percentage of CWSL students come from diverse cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, and we are therefore interested in applicants who are committed to working with a diverse student body. All applicants are encouraged to submit a statement addressing their commitment to diversity and how they can contribute to the educational experience of our students.

     

    Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department at HR@cwsl.edu. The application deadline is August 15, 2019. While the preferred start date for this position is November 1, 2019, there is some flexibility to accommodate outstanding candidates.

    CWSL offers excellent benefits and a competitive salary commensurate with experience. 

  • 02 Jul 2019 9:59 AM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    ALBANY LAW SCHOOL seeks a Staff Attorney to join the Community Development Clinic. The Community Development Clinic delivers a clinical experience for law students interested in business and transactional practice, exposing them to the legal needs of small businesses and nonprofit organizations.

    The Community Development Clinic provides brief advice, advocacy assistance, popular education, and full legal representation to start-up entrepreneurs and not-for-profit organizations from underrepresented and excluded communities in isolated urban and rural areas.  The Clinic provides assistance on a broad range of transactional and business law matters related to small business development including entity formation, contracts, commercial leases, real estate transactions, securities, tax, and intellectual property.

    In addition to representing clients, students in the Clinic participate in a weekly seminar addressing substantive legal issues related to fieldwork projects.  The seminar involves skills development components including interviewing, client counseling, and transactional lawyering-focused skills, such as negotiation, and drafting contracts, leases, and other business-related documents.

    The Staff Attorney’s responsibilities include representing clients, engaging in community outreach, supervising students, collaborating with community partners, assisting with the Clinic seminar and simulated learning activities, and other tasks related to carrying out the Clinic’s mission. 

    Qualification Standards:

    ·        Candidates must be admitted to practice in New York prior to employment.

    ·        Qualified candidates will possess at least four (4) years, or the equivalent, of experience representing and counseling small businesses/ nonprofits.

    ·        Experience in a particular area of business law, such as securities, tax, intellectual property, or a related area, as well as with business planning a plus.

    All work will be conducted with the support of full-time clinical faculty director (s). 

    Candidates must be able to work both independently and as part of a team, and must possess strong written and oral communication skills.

    Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. 

    Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

    https://www.albanylaw.edu/about/employment

  • 02 Jul 2019 9:55 AM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    ALBANY LAW SCHOOL invites applications for a Co-Director and entry-level Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the Community Development Clinic.  The Community Development Clinic delivers a clinical experience for law students interested in business and transactional practice exposing them to the legal needs of small businesses and nonprofit organizations. 

    The Community Development Clinic provides brief advice, advocacy assistance, popular education, and full legal representation to start-up entrepreneurs and not-for-profit organizations from underrepresented and excluded communities in isolated urban and rural areas.  The Clinic provides assistance on a broad range of transactional and business law matters related to small business development including entity formation, contracts, commercial leases, real estate transactions, securities, tax, and intellectual property.

    In addition to representing clients, students in the Clinic participate in a weekly seminar addressing substantive legal issues related to fieldwork projects.  The seminar involves skills development components including interviewing, client counseling, and transactional lawyering-focused skills, such as negotiation, and drafting contracts, leases, and other business-related documents.

    The successful candidate will have teaching and caseload responsibilities based on a model of clinical teaching concentrating upon the education of participating students through the representation of real clients.  Appointment will be made at the entry-level position of Assistant Professor.  Candidates must demonstrate 1) a strong academic background, 2) a strong practice background; 3) a capacity for and a commitment to producing scholarship, and 4) a capacity for and a commitment to be an effective teacher in the classroom and to spend significant time outside of class working with students.  

    Candidates are required to possess a J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school, and a minimum of 5 years of related work experience. Candidates with a JD/MBA, or other related graduate degree, a plus.  Must be admitted to practice in New York or eligible to be admitted to practice in New York. Experience with clinical pedagogy and/or in training, supervising, teaching and mentoring law students is a plus. Also required: Demonstrated commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion and building community; excellent interpersonal skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; and strong organizational skills. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

    Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The Faculty Recruitment Committee will interview candidates in the New York State area, as well as at the AALS Faculty Recruitment Conference in October 2019 in Washington, D.C.

    Application should include cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and the contact information for three references.

    https://www.albanylaw.edu/about/employment

  • 02 Jul 2019 9:47 AM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    HARVARD LAW SCHOOL seeks to hire a Clinical Instructor for the Cyberlaw Clinic based at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University seeks a Clinical Instructor to join our Cyberlaw Clinic team. The position reports to the Managing Director of the Harvard Law School Cyberlaw Clinic, which is based at the Berkman Klein Center.

    The Clinical Instructor's primary responsibility will be to supervise, manage, mentor, and teach Harvard Law School students enrolled in the Clinic as they represent clients in a variety of challenging matters, including in the areas of intellectual property, digital civil liberties, privacy and security, new media and online speech, government innovation, and online safety.

    The substance of the Clinical Instructor's work will vary from matter to matter, but may include overseeing students in their counselling of clients, drafting of contracts, licenses and other transactional documents, preparation of amicus briefs, comments and other filings, and support for policy advocacy efforts.

    The Clinical Instructor will meet regularly with students to direct and supervise their work, observe students in client interactions, review students' written and other work product, provide regular and detailed feedback to students on their projects and performance, deliver instruction in basic legal skills and Internet-related practice, and ensure professional, high-quality representation of Clinic clients.

    The Clinical Instructor will help develop new Cyberlaw Clinic cases and clients consistent with the Instructor's own areas of interest and expertise, and maintain relationships with the Clinic's existing clients and external partners. They will also assist the Managing Director and Assistant Director with the administration of the Clinic's practice and teaching operations, and the alignment of the Clinic's work with its core values, including promotion of a robust and inclusive online ecosystem for free expression the advancement of diversity and mitigation of the impact of bias in tech development and tech policy advocacy for open government and support for cultural production through balanced regulatory and enforcement regimes.

    The Clinical Instructor will be part of the intellectual community at the Berkman Center and will have the opportunity to attend workshops and conferences at the Center and at Harvard Law School and will have frequent opportunities to expand their knowledge of technology and law.

    The position is a great opportunity for experienced technology, IP, media, civil rights, or startup law practitioners who want to serve the public interest, transition to academic pursuits, or work in a cutting-edge and intellectually invigorating environment.

    Basic Qualifications
    Juris Doctor degree with (a) admission to the Massachusetts bar or (b) admission to and active status in at least one U.S. state bar and immediate eligibility for admission on motion to the Massachusetts bar. A minimum of 3 years legal-practice experience in one or more of the Clinic's areas of focus is required.

    Additional Qualifications
    Candidates should be energetic and passionate about working on a variety of technology law and policy issues. Top academic credentials, superior writing and verbal skills, sound judgment, exceptional ethical standards, and proven abilities in interpersonal communication, supervision, and team building are required.

    Additional Information

    This is a term position expected to extend one year from start date, with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon continued funding and business needs.

    All offers to be made by HLS Human Resources.

    Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy or pregnancy related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law. The work and wellbeing of the cyberlaw Clinic community is strengthened profoundly by the diversity of our network and our differences in background, culture, experience, national origin, religion, sexual orientation an much more. We actively seek and welcome applications from people of color, women, the LGBTQIA community, and persons with disabilities.

    Time Status
    Full-time

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

    Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/kk2d4gh7q32f36wn

    PI111475980

  • 20 Jun 2019 8:12 AM | Michael Murphy (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for tenured or tenure-track positions to begin fall semester 2020. Candidates should have a juris doctorate or equivalent degree. Additionally, a successful applicant should have a record of excellence in academia or in practice, the potential to be an outstanding teacher, and demonstrable scholarly promise. The School of Law is interested in candidates who are qualified to teach in the area of commercial law. We are also looking for clinical faculty, with a preference for candidates who are qualified to teach a clinic in the area of criminal law.

    The University of South Carolina is committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.  We encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and others whose background, experience, and viewpoints contribute to the diversity of our institution.  Interested persons should apply as follows:

    1.         Go to:        

    2.         Enter the posting number for the position for which you are applying, as follows:       

    • Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (Commercial Law)—FAC00061PO19 
    • Assistant, Associate Professor (Clinics)—FAC00062PO19

    3.         Click the link for the position and complete the application.

    Although a formal application is required in order to be considered, candidates are welcome to contact the hiring committee with any questions regarding the application process at hiring@law.sc.edu.

    The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

  • 19 Jun 2019 11:13 AM | Michael Murphy (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF TULSA COLLEGE OF LAW is seeking a visiting professor to teach its Immigrant Rights Project for the 2019-2020 academic year. Our Immigrant Rights Project is a one-semester clinic in which students represent noncitizens in immigration matters, conduct legal consultations with ICE detainees in our local jail and participate in local and national advocacy projects. The visiting professor would teach the seminar component of the Immigrant Rights Project and supervise participating law students. More information about TU’s Clinical Education Program can be found at https://law.utulsa.edu/legal-clinics/immigrant-rights-project/.

    Interested applicants must hold a J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school, be admitted and in good standing in a United States jurisdiction, and have clinical teaching -- including participation in a clinical teaching fellowship -- and immigration law practice experience. This is a full-time position, not suitable for those intending to simultaneously engage in full-time law practice.

    To apply, please send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, including references, and a writing sample to Prof. Mimi Marton, mimi-marton@utulsa.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. To ensure full consideration, applications and supporting documents should be received no later than June 30, 2019.

    TU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer and is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from female and minority candidates.

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