Monday, September 29, 2008
Cruising through the blogosphere tonight, I ran across this sad account by someone disappointed by reports relating how teaching fellows in legal writing aren't doing what they really want to do. And then there's the reference in that same post to that depressing article that describes the woeful experience of one legal writing instructor almost nine years ago.
True, there are a few bad jobs out there, and it's also true that at some places, legal writing faculty are not treated with respect. Fortunately, these are the exceptions and not the rule. A number of schools have made huge gains in the last few years--in status, voting rights, salary, class size, office placement, curriculum, and more.
Right now there are a lot of good jobs being advertised in legal writing, and they're available all over the country. Several are tenure-track positions. All of the following postings from this blog are recent, none older than August 1, 2008:
- The John Marshall Law School -Chicago
- New England
- North Carolina-Chapel Hill
- Northern Kentucky
- Nova Southeastern
- Pacific McGeorge
And check out the Employment Listings board at the Legal Writing Institute website.