The University of Baltimore School of Law invites applications for a fellowship to start on or about May 1, 2012 in the Community Development Clinic (CDC). This public interest fellowship program offers practicing attorneys exposure to law school clinical teaching. The CDC offers transactional advice and representation to community-based nonprofit groups as well as small businesses headed by low-income entrepreneurs.
The Fellow's duties include direct supervision of clinic students’ work and classroom teaching in coordination with clinic faculty. Fellows may also pursue other professional goals, including opportunities for scholarship.
This position is a contractual appointment for up to two years and can be extended for a third year under certain circumstances.
Qualifications: Excellent oral and written communication skills; at least two years of experience, preferably transactional, as a practicing lawyer; a strong academic record and/or other indicia of high performance ability; a commitment to work for low income clients; and a strong interest in teaching. Fellows must be members of the Maryland Bar in order to supervise law practice by students.
Salary: The current salary is $50,000 (teaching only) or $55,000 (teaching with publication obligation). The position includes full benefits, including retirement annuities, research support, and travel allowance.
Applications are now being accepted. The deadline for letters of interest and resumes is February 1, 2012.
For detailed job descriptions of the position, please view our website at http://law.ubalt.edu/template.cfm?page=541.
To apply, submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:
Professor Jaime Lee
Director, Community Development Clinic
University of Baltimore School of Law
40 W. Chase Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Phone: 410-837-5706; Fax: 410-837-4776