Duties & Responsibilities
The Fellow will report to the Director and will engage in the practice of law in the various practice areas of the clinics, managing a portfolio of clients, providing legal assistance to small businesses and entrepreneurs, as well as to parties engaged in real estate transactions, and to clients engaged in the entertainment industry. In addition, the Fellow will have the opportunity to hone her/his legal skills in project management, marketing and public-interest lawyering.
The Fellow will assist in community outreach efforts by supporting the clinics’ endeavors to develop and nurture relationships with community-based organizations and client populations, adding to the clinic’s visible presence in client communities through meeting attendance, organization of workshops, and periodic on-sight availability at community-based locations to conduct new client intake and interface with clients and community partners. The Fellow will also work with the Director to identify new opportunities for enhancement of community connections, as well as develop, manage and document community outreach campaigns for the clinics’, including through the use of multiple technologies such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and spreadsheets to create public speaking presentations on transactional legal issues.
The Fellow also will assist the Clinic Director by serving as an available resource to clinic and/or clinic pro bono students in designated practice, administrative and clinical matters. Note: This is a two year term appointment.
JD, Massachusetts Bar, 1-3 years legal experience preferably in a transactional law area.