THE UNIVERSITY OF BALTIMORE SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for a Fellowship in the Bob Parsons Veterans Advocacy Clinic to start on or about May 15, 2019. This public interest fellowship program offers attorneys who are interested in pursuing a law school teaching career exposure to law school clinical teaching.
The Bob Parsons Veterans Advocacy Clinic represents low-income individuals in veterans law litigation, legislative advocacy, and legal reform. The Clinic handles a wide variety of cases, which include VA disability claims and appeals, Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims appeals, discharge upgrade applications, and veterans treatment court cases. The Clinic Fellow's duties include direct supervision of case work by clinic students and clinic classroom teaching in coordination with clinic faculty. Fellows also pursue professional goals in conjunction with his/her clinic director, including scholarly research and writing. This Fellowship is a full-time, 12-month position, and Fellows are responsible for case coverage during summer, winter, and other school breaks. We look forward to receiving your electronic application with a cover letter and resume and learning about your interest in and qualifications for our vacancy. Please save your cover letter and resume as one document and attach it in the resume location.
This position is a contractual appointment for three years.
Qualifications: excellent oral and written communication skills; at least two years of experience as a practicing lawyer primarily in veterans law; a strong academic record and/or other indicia of high performance ability; commitment to work for low income clients and a strong interest in teaching; be a member of the Maryland Bar or willing to become certified as a clinic supervising attorney under the Maryland Rules.
The University of Baltimore ("UB" or "University") does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, race, religion, age, disability, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected characteristics in its programs, activities or employment practices. UB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.
We appreciate your interest in our recruitment. Please review the information below before you visit http://www.ubalt.edu/about-ub/offices-and-services/human-resources/jobs-at-ub.cfm?&posting=1407 to apply.
We need to receive your electronic application in our system by the vacancy closing date in order to consider you for the vacancy. Information follows about submitting the electronic application and attaching your cover letter and resume.
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