June 25, 2005
Harvard Law School seeks a Business Law Senior Fellow to work in its small business clinical program at the Hale and Dorr Legal Services Center.
The Harvard Legal Aid Bureau has a part time (.57 FTE with benefits) Clinical Instructor opening.
The University of New Mexico School of Law is seeking to hire a qualified tax expert to assist in teaching in the Clinical Law Program as part of a Low Income Taxpayer grant.
Harvard Law School seeks a Business Law Senior Fellow to work in its small business clinical program at the Hale and Dorr Legal Services Center. The Fellowship is a significant component of the Center’s mission to function as a laboratory for innovation in community based legal services and in clinical legal education. The Fellow will work with the Senior Clinical Instructor in the Center’s Community Enterprise Project to accomplish the following goals: to expand opportunities for small businesses in previously disinvested areas with a focus on opportunities for women and minority owned and managed enterprises; to offer rich educational experiences for second and third year Harvard Law students; to develop and refine teaching and practice approaches; to improve data collection and outcome measures in community economic development practice; and to offer the Fellow experience in clinical teaching and supervision law students.
The Fellow will be encouraged to research and write on clinical education or legal policy issues related to the role of small businesses and not for profits. The Fellow should have a background in business law and an interest in clinical legal education. Prior experience in community law practice and general practice in corporate, general business or non-profit law are required. The initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal for up to two additional years. Candidates with a strong career interest in clinical education and/or in effective delivery of legal services to the small businesses and not for profit entities that enhance and strengthen low and moderate income communities are encouraged to apply.
Minimum Requirements: JD Degree, and a minimum of 2 years of relevant legal experience. Admission to Massachusetts Bar required or must be eligible for admission under court rule. Strong oral and written communication and organizational skills; strong motivation, initiative, demonstrated ability to work creatively within broad program goals. Strong motivation to learn and achieve superior teaching and practice skills. Please send resume and cover letter by July 8, 2005 to: Cheryl Burg Rusk, email@example.com.
The Center is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.
The Harvard Legal Aid Bureau has a part time (.57 FTE with benefits) Clinical Instructor opening. Clinical Instructor opening. Please apply on-line http://atwork.harvard.edu using requisition # 23426. This is a one-year appointment; eligibility for subsequent terms is based on performance and/or program needs. Start date flexible.
The Bureau is a curriculum-based poverty law clinic with a long-standing tradition of student leadership and governance, making it a unique and exciting institution in clinical legal education. Instructors act as attorney of record, they assess and structure the practice of students on all aspects and procedures, accompany students to all court or administrative hearings, and provide regular feedback on practice performance.
- J.D., admission to the MA Bar, and 5 years of practice with substantial trial experience
- Significant experience in poverty law. Domestic relations required;
unemployment benefits; social security disability and other public benefits
- Experience in clinical legal education and or supervision of students
- Bi-cultural and/or bi-lingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
The Bureau is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action.
The University of New Mexico School of Law is seeking to hire a qualified tax expert to assist in teaching in the Clinical Law Program as part of a Low Income Taxpayer grant. This will be a non-tenure track visiting faculty position for the Fall semester of 2005-06 with the possibility of an extension through the Fall of 2006, depending on funding. The successful candidate will work with the clinic faculty in supervising students in contested tax cases with the IRS. In addition, the applicant will conduct training sessions for students and lawyers interested in taking pro bono low income tax cases in exchange for the training.
Minimum qualifications are a J.D. degree or equivalent legal degree, a license to practice in tax court, and federal income tax training. Preferred qualifications are an LL.M. in tax; experience in state and federal tax disputes; experience and/or training in teaching, especially clinical teaching; and interest and potential in producing scholarship.
To apply, send a signed letter of interest that addresses your qualifications, a curriculum vitae, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to:
UNM School of Law
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
For best consideration, please submit application by July 22, 2005. Recruitment will continue until opening is filled. The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator.
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