12 Jul 2018 3:01 PM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

NOTRE DAME LAW SCHOOL invites applications for the position of Director of Trial Advocacy. The position will begin when it is filled, preferably by the start of the Spring 2019 semester in January 2019. The Director will hold the title of Professor of the Practice. The initial appointment as Director will be for a three-year term.

The Director will oversee the trial advocacy skills curriculum. Current offerings include two general trial advocacy courses (one of which is an intensive course), deposition skills, courtroom evidence, expert witnesses, and a moot court trial course.

The Director’s duties will include:

  • Oversight of the trial advocacy curriculum, including refinements to the course offerings.
  • Teaching trial advocacy courses.
  • Hiring and overseeing adjunct faculty teaching in the trial advocacy curriculum.

Decisions about the overall direction of the trial advocacy program will be made in consultation with the Dean and the law school faculty.

The ideal candidate would have the following qualifications:

  • Substantial litigation and trial experience;
  • Demonstrated excellence in law school teaching, particularly in litigation skills courses;
  • Experience and ability to direct large projects, including excellent teamwork skills;
  • Ability to work in a self-directed and entrepreneurial environment;

Salary will be commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and list of references through this link by October 1, 2018.  If you have questions regarding this position, please contact:

Nicole Garnett

Vice Chair, Appointments Committee

Notre Dame Law School

Eck Hall of Law

Notre Dame, Indiana  46556

The University of Notre Dame is an affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to fostering a culturally diverse atmosphere for faculty, staff, and students. Persons of color, women, members of underrepresented groups, and those attracted to a university with a Catholic identity are encouraged to apply. Information about Notre Dame, including our mission statement, is available at  


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