UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN: The National Wildlife Foundation is seeking applications for a staff attorney position teaching and supervising in the University of Michigan Environmental Law and Sustainability Clinic. The position will be based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Since 1983, the NWF's Great Lakes Regional Center has been engaged in a highly effective partnership with the University of Michigan Law School. This partnership has provided hands-on, practice-based legal education to hundreds of Michigan Law students and spawned a generation of engaged lawyers and countless advances for resource protection in the courtroom and beyond.
The NWF Great Lakes Regional Center staff attorney is responsible for pursuing NWF's mission while delivering a high quality clinical law experience to students. There are two primary areas of responsibility. First, developing, coordinating, and pursuing strategic legal theories and litigation in federal and state courts on the most pressing wildlife conservation and environmental issues in the Great Lakes region and beyond, in support of NWF's overall mission and its specific program areas. In addition, the position will work directly with NWF policy staff to advocate for scientific wildlife conservation and environmental protection in the Great Lakes region and across the country.
Second, the staff attorney position will direct and manage all aspects of the University of Michigan Law School Environmental Law and Sustainability Clinic. This includes: (i) responsibility for directing all aspects of Clinic operations; (ii) designing curriculum for and teaching the classroom component; (iii) clinically supervising students on their casework. The Clinic is a 7 credit, one semester course enrolling 8 to 10 students per term.
More details including a link to the on-line application can be found here: https://nwf.applicantpro.com/jobs/728141.html We will begin reviewing applications on March 2nd.