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.
The University of Baltimore School of Law will announce when a fellowship position becomes available in the Family Law Clinic. This public interest fellowship program offers practicing attorneys exposure to law school clinical teaching.
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 in order 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 to:
The University of Baltimore is an equal opportunity employer. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.