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  • 28 Aug 2019 4:00 PM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    LEWIS AND CLARK LAW SCHOOL'S Small Business Legal Clinic recently secured funding for a staff attorney who will spend have his or her time serving mostly Native entrepreneurs in rural Oregon.  The attorney will spend the rest of his or her time serving clients in our Fee for Service program. 

    Here is a link to the job posting:

    https://lewisandclark.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/staff/job/Downtown-Portland/Staff-Attorney---Small-Business-Legal-Clinic_R-000744

    Here is more information about the Small Business Legal Clinic: https://law.lclark.edu/centers/small_business_legal_clinic/

  • 22 Aug 2019 5:11 PM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO SCHOOL OF LAW, SUNY invites applications from experienced clinical faculty who are successful scholars, for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, depending on seniority. The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of teaching a clinic, including curriculum development and provision or supervision of services to appropriate clients; as well as additional teaching with an experiential focus, continuing scholarly productivity and service.

    The University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities. 

    Please apply at https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/21314.

    Inquiries may be directed to Appointments Chair, Professor Guyora Binder gbinder@buffalo.edu.

  • 22 Aug 2019 5:10 PM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO SCHOOL OF LAW, SUNY invites applications for a full-time position at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of teaching a clinic in the general area of civil liberties and media law, including curriculum development and provision or supervision of services to appropriate clients; as well as additional teaching with an experiential focus and service. Three year contract, indefinitely renewable if appropriate progress is achieved, with advancement to ranks of Clinical Associate Professor and Clinical Professor in subsequent contract terms.

    The University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

    Please apply at https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/21311.

    Inquiries may be directed to Appointments Chair, Professor Guyora Binder gbinder@buffalo.edu.

  • 21 Aug 2019 3:43 PM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    DUKE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW seeks a Supervising Attorney for its Immigration Clinic. The Immigration Clinic, which launches in the spring of 2020, will provide direct representation to noncitizens facing deportation and in their applications for asylum and other forms of protection. The clinic will also engage in policy advocacy, impact litigation, and community education and outreach.

    The Supervising Attorney will assist the clinic’s director in supervising and monitoring the work of the students in direct representation and advocacy projects, co-teach the clinic seminar, handle matters relating to the day-to-day administration of the clinic law office and its cases, and assume primary responsibility for cases that begin outside of or are not concluded during the academic year.  In addition, the successful candidate may have the opportunity to pursue other interests, such as non-clinical teaching in Duke Law’s curriculum and/or related research.

    We expect that the Supervising Attorney will be considered for a full-time, 12 month appointment.  The specific terms of this appointment will be based on the successful candidate’s experience and interests.  Dependent on qualifications and experience, the initial term for this appointment will be one to three years, with the possibility of renewal.

    Qualifications: J.D. degree from an A.B.A. accredited law school is required. Applicants must be licensed to practice law in at least one state (whether North Carolina or another state). Applicants must also have three or more years of practice experience in immigration law, including representation of noncitizens in removal proceedings. Preference will be given to applicants with:

    • eligibility for admission in state and federal court in North Carolina;
    • experience in federal court immigration litigation;
    • fluency in Spanish; and
    • a strong academic record, exceptional writing ability, and a demonstrated commitment to public interest law and clinical teaching.

    Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

    Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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    Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and résumé and the contact information for three professional references at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13938. Please submit your materials as soon as possible; the initial review of applications will begin September 30, 2019.

    Please share this announcement with those who might be interested.  Questions about the position may be addressed to Kate Evans, Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Immigration Clinic: evans@law.duke.edu; (919) 613-7036.

  • 21 Aug 2019 3:35 PM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Clinical Professor to teach in and direct the School’s Family Law Clinic. This position is part of a system of contracts progressing to presumptively renewable long-term contracts, separate from the University’s tenure stream. The position will begin on July 1, 2020.

    The Clinic’s primary mission is to provide an excellent experiential learning opportunity for our students, while also providing legal services to low-income individuals involved in family law disputes. As currently constituted, students enrolled in the Family Law Clinic provide assistance to persons appearing pro se in the Family Division of the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, a program sanctioned and valued by the judges sitting in that court. The candidate hired for the position will have the opportunity to shape the future direction of the Clinic.  Therefore, candidates should be prepared to share their thinking about how the Clinic might be adapted or reformed to best advance its dual missions in light of changes in legal education, the legal profession, and society. Duties of the Clinical Professor include classroom teaching, including the possibility of teaching doctrinal courses; supervision of second- and third-year law students as they advise pro se family court litigants and undertake related projects; administrative duties relating to the Family Law Clinic; community outreach and fundraising; and participation in faculty governance of the School of Law. 

    Qualifications include admission to practice in Pennsylvania or willingness to seek admission to the Pennsylvania bar; substantial experience in the field of family law and, preferably, clinical pedagogy; excellent supervisory and communication skills; the ability to work effectively with a diverse group of students, clients, and other constituents; and an interest in developing clinical experiences for students in the Family Law Clinic within a community that supports interdisciplinary collaboration and innovative teaching opportunities.

    To apply, please provide a letter of interest, resume, and list of three references addressed to Professor Mary Crossley, Chair, Appointments Committee, at law-appointments@pitt.edu. Write “Family Law Clinic Application” in the subject line of the email. The deadline for applications is September 3, 2019.

    The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO/M/F/Vets/ Disabled). In furtherance of our strong institutional commitment to a diverse faculty, we particularly welcome applications from minorities, women, and others who would add diversity to our faculty.
  • 21 Aug 2019 3:32 PM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    VERMONT LAW SCHOOL seeks an Assistant Professor and Staff Attorney teach in the Family Law Project, housed within the South Royalton Legal Clinic (SRLC).  The SRLC is dedicated to providing access to justice for low-income and unemployed Vermont residents, while giving comprehensive training to the next generation of legal advocates. The Clinic provides no-cost legal representation in a wide range of civil proceedings to those who otherwise could not afford legal counsel. In the Family Law Project Staff Attorneys and Students work on a variety of family law matters, including divorce, paternity, child support, domestic violence, and post-judgment matters.

    The Family Law Program consists of two projects, Children First! and the Domestic Violence Project. Children First! provides legal representation to children involved in highly contentious family court cases (divorce, post-judgment, parentage, etc.) and probate court (guardianships), filling a widely recognized, but largely unmet, need in the Vermont Family Court system. Cases are referred to the Clinic by Family Courts and sometimes by other attorneys. The DV project is structured to provide comprehensive legal services to survivors in order to enhance safety and financial security and empower victims to take control of their lives.

    Responsibilities of the position include developing and implementing the Clinic’s curriculum and mission; screening requests for assistance from community partners; substantive teaching in family law and lawyering skills; and regularly meeting with and supervising students as they handle cases.

    Specific duties may include:

    1.       Working with the lead attorneys to develop the project’s curriculum, courses, and mission consistent with Law School needs and objectives.

    2.      Teaching in the SRLC, e.g.:

    a.       providing substantive instruction in family law, lawyering skills, and related areas

    b.      screening and assigning appropriate cases to clinic students

    c.       holding individual conferences with students as appropriate

    d.      reviewing, critiquing, and approving documents prepared by students in their cases

    3.      Appearing on behalf of SRLC clients in court and administrative proceedings (and managing the resolution of outstanding issues).

    4.      Attending regular staff meetings and coordinating with other clinical faculty; collaborating and teaching in areas of common interest among the SRLC.

    5.      Participating in Law School service and committee work.

    This is a year-round, grant-funded position with an initial three-year appointment, renewable for additional years contingent on funding. A J.D. is required, and the successful applicant must be admitted to the Vermont Bar or eligible for prompt admission to the Vermont Bar.  Applicants should have a minimum of 3 years experience as a practicing attorney. Experience in representing individuals in family law cases and in addressing civil legal needs of low-income citizens is preferred.

    To apply, visit: https://vermontlaw.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=114365

  • 21 Aug 2019 3:31 PM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    VERMONT LAW SCHOOL has an immediate opening for a full-time experienced immigration attorney to serve as a Supervising Attorney and Assistant Professor in its Vermont Immigrant Assisatnce Program (VIA) at the South Royalton Legal Clinic.  This is a year-round, grant-funded position with an initial two-year appointment, renewable for additional years contingent on funding. 

    The mission of Vermont Immigrant Assistance is to protect the legal interests of immigrants and asylum-seekers across Vermont in matters related to domestic violence; human trafficking; crime victimization; human rights abuses; civil rights actions; benefits eligibility; family reunification; and immigration enforcement actions. VIA provides law students the opportunity to experience first-hand the impact of advocacy and representation in all matters of civil immigration law.

    Under the direction of clinical faculty, VLS students provide pro bono legal services before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and in Immigration Court. Clinic students also frequently engage in community education and outreach and in policy advocacy.

    The Supervising Attorney/Clinical Associate Professor will be responsible for supervision of students engaged in direct representation of noncitizens applying for humanitarian relief and co-teaching with the Senior Staff Attorney. Additionally, the Supervising Attorney/Clinical Associate Professor may also work on a range of research and writing projects, which including appellate briefs and policy advocacy with the students and Senior Staff Attorney. The Clinical Professor/Clinical Associate Professor will be based part-time at the South Royalton Legal Clinic in South Royalton, Vermont and part-time at VIA’s satellite office in downtown Burlington, Vermont.

    Required Skills:

    The ideal candidate for this position is a member of the Vermont bar or is eligible for bar membership, with at least three years of immigration law experience with a focus on humanitarian-based immigration cases. Excellent writing and editing skills, and organizational and managerial skills are required. Teaching and supervision experience are preferred. Spanish language ability is strongly preferred.

    Candidates should also have excellent academic credentials , a strong commitment to public interest lawyering, outstanding interpersonal skills, flexibility, a sense of humor, and a passion for direct service immigration and asylum work. The ability to work sensitively with a diverse population of clients, students, and staff is essential.

    Vermont Law School is committed to faculty, staff, and student diversity and welcomes expressions of interest from diverse applicants.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    To apply, visit:

    https://vermontlaw.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=114366


  • 16 Aug 2019 10:25 AM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK WILLIAM H. BOWEN SCHOOL OF LAW seeks an Assistant Professor of Clinical Education to develop and direct its new Veterans Legal Services Clinic.  The Clinic will provide free and low-cost legal representation to Arkansas veterans seeking VA disability benefits or reconsideration of discharge status.

    The Clinic Director also will design and teach a weekly class, plan outreach events, design continuing legal education programs, and develop future funding opportunities.  This position currently is funded for five years with possibility for continuation dependent on funding.

    Candidates must hold a J.D. from an accredited law school and be either a member of the Arkansas bar in good standing or capable of admission to the Arkansas Bar within one year of hiring.  Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications.

    Three years of litigation experience is preferred, along with VA accreditation, practice in veterans’ benefits, clinical teaching experience, and experience supervising other attorneys.  

    This is a 9-month, full-time position. This position is not eligible for tenure, but upon completion of certain requirements, the Clinic Director will be eligible for promotion to Associate Professor of Clinical Education, with a three-year term, and subsequent promotion to Professor of Clinical Education, with a five-year term that is presumptively renewable depending on Clinic funding.

    For more information, please refer to https://ualr.peopleadmin.com/postings/8689.

    Interested parties should apply online with a curriculum vitae, together with a cover letter indicating teaching and scholarly interests and three references. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

    This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

    The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women and person with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

  • 15 Aug 2019 2:06 PM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE FRANKLIN PIERCE SCHOOL OF LAW  (UNH Law), a national leader in intellectual property and public-interest law with a commitment to inclusion, diversity, and quality engagement for all, seeks to hire a Clinical Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor to serve as Director of the Intellectual Property Clinic to begin July 1, 2020.  The Director of the Intellectual Property Clinic is a full-time member of the law-school faculty who represents, and supervises and trains students to represent, clients with a variety of IP matters.

    The Director is also expected to teach associated IP courses in the residential and hybrid programs; serve as one of the law school’s primary connections to the IP bar; work with practicing attorneys and alumni to determine current needs in IP practice; and participate in faculty governance.  UNH Law actively creates and nurtures a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue goals with mutual respect and a shared spirit of inquiry.  Entry-level and early-career lateral candidates are encouraged to apply.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

    To be considered, applicants must:

    • Have a J.D. with excellent academic performance;
    • Be eligible to serve as a Faculty Clinic Supervisor of the USPTO’s Law School Clinic Certification Program (requirements available at https://www.uspto.gov/sites/default/files/documents/2016_Law_School_Application_Packet.pdf - see Part IV.C for licensure and experience requirements);
    • Possess effective teaching skills, a commitment to excellence in teaching in both residential and online programs, and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse communities.

    Preferred qualifications include:

    • Be a member of, or eligible for immediate admission to, the New Hampshire bar (admission requirements available at www.courts.state.nh.us/rules/scr/scr-42.htm – see Rule 42(XI) for admission by motion without examination);
    • Having an interest in producing and engaging with legal scholarship.

    For complete details and to apply for this position, visit: https://jobs.usnh.edu/ and search for posting number PF0288FY20.  In your cover letter, please describe why you are interested in this position, what makes you a strong candidate, and how you meet the above-noted USPTO standards.  While all candidates are required to submit their applications via this centralized system, please feel free to direct any inquiries to Professor Ryan Vacca, Chair of the Appointments Committee, at ryan.vacca@law.unh.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately.  This position is open until filled, but it is advisable to apply by September 15, 2019.

    UNH Law is situated in Concord, the capital of New Hampshire.  Concord is approximately an hour’s drive from Boston, the beautiful New Hampshire seacoast, and the White Mountains.  It is part of the University of New Hampshire, a major research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. The University of New Hampshire’s (UNH’s) main campus is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast.  UNH has a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with more than 600 full-time faculty, and offers 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.

    UNH is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.

  • 15 Aug 2019 2:04 PM | Lauren Bartlett (Administrator)

    THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE FRANKLIN PIERCE SCHOOL OF LAW  (UNH Law), a national leader in public-interest law with a commitment to inclusion, diversity, and quality engagement for all, seeks to hire an Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor to serve as Director of the Criminal Practice Clinic to begin July 1, 2020.

    The Director of the Criminal Practice Clinic is a full-time member of the law-school faculty who represents, and supervises and trains students to represent, indigent defendants in felony and misdemeanor prosecutions at the state and federal level, as well as in post-conviction proceedings.  The Director is also expected to teach associated courses such as criminal law, criminal procedure, evidence, or trial advocacy; serve as one of the law school’s primary connections to the criminal bar; work with practicing attorneys and alumni to determine current needs in criminal-law practice; and participate in faculty governance.  UNH Law actively creates and nurtures a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue goals with mutual respect and a shared spirit of inquiry.  Entry-level and early-career lateral candidates are encouraged to apply.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

    To be considered, applicants must:

    Preferred qualifications include:

    • Interest in producing and engaging with legal scholarship.

    For complete details and to apply for this position, visit: https://jobs.usnh.edu/ and search for posting number PF0289FY20.  In your cover letter, please describe why you are interested in this position, what makes you a strong candidate, and how you meet the above-noted New Hampshire Judicial Council’s standards.  While all candidates are required to submit their applications via this centralized system, please feel free to direct any inquiries to Professor Ryan Vacca, Chair of the Appointments Committee, at ryan.vacca@law.unh.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately.  This position is open until filled, but it is advisable to apply by September 15, 2019.

    UNH Law is situated in Concord, the capital of New Hampshire.  Concord is approximately an hour’s drive from Boston, the beautiful New Hampshire seacoast, and the White Mountains.  It is part of the University of New Hampshire, a major research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. The University of New Hampshire’s (UNH’s) main campus is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast.  UNH has a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with more than 600 full-time faculty, and offers 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.

    UNH is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.

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