Sunday, January 2, 2011

Family Law Fellowship Opportunity

 

Clinical Fellow Family Law Clinic.

The University of Baltimore School of Law invites
applications for a Fellowship to start on or about July 1, 2011. This public interest fellowship
program offers practicing attorneys experience and training in law school clinical teaching.
The Fellow’s duties include direct supervision of clinic students’ client, case, legislative
advocacy and community education work, co-teaching a weekly clinic seminar, and engaging in
course planning and preparation with the other faculty members in the Family Law Clinic.
Fellows also have the opportunity to pursue other professional goals, including scholarship,
during the Fellowship. Fellows are responsible for case coverage during school vacations. This
position is a contractual appointment for up to two years with the possibility of a one-year
renewal.
Qualifications include excellent oral and written communication skills; at least two years of
experience as a practicing lawyer, preferably (but not necessarily) in the area of family law; a
strong academic record and/or other indicia of high performance ability; a strong interest in
teaching; and a commitment to work with low income clients. Fellows must be members of the
Maryland bar to supervise law practice by students; if not barred in Maryland, successful
applicants will be expected to take the earliest Bar possible.
Salary: $50,000 year 1; $53,000 year 2. The position includes full benefits, including retirement
annuities, research support and travel allowance.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae by November 30, 2010 to:
Professor Leigh Goodmark, Director, Family Law Clinic, University of Baltimore, School of
Law, 5 West Chase St., Baltimore, MD 21201, Phone: (410) 837-5706, fax: (410) 837-5737;
email: lgoodmark@ubalt.edu
The University of Baltimore is an equal opportunity employer and minority candidates are
encouraged to apply.

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