J.D. and admitted to the Wisconsin Bar, or eligible for admission to the Wisconsin Bar by September 2023 (required for the position).
This position targets new law graduates or those within 0-12 months of law school graduation. Demonstrated interest in public service and clinical legal education is highly preferred. Proficiency in Spanish is preferred.
The University of Wisconsin Law School seeks applicants for a post-graduate clinical fellowship position in the Economic Justice Institute (EJI). EJI trains and supervises students who provide legal services to low-income clients in the Consumer Law Clinic, Family Court Clinic, Immigrant Justice Clinic, Neighborhood Law Clinic, and the Restraining Order & Survivors’ Advocacy Clinic. Currently the greatest area of need is in housing law; therefore familiarity with, or experience in, housing law is preferred. The fellowship is a training, public interest, and research opportunity for new or recent law graduates drawn to clinical law teaching and public-interest law. The Clinical Fellow (Research Associate) will work under the supervision of one or more law school professors and will instruct law students, manage case and public interest projects, and potentially publish research in their area of interest. We recognize that potential for excellence comes from a variety of backgrounds and have created this position to develop the talents and abilities of future public-interest lawyers and clinical teachers. It is a one-year position, potentially renewable for a second year.
The Clinical Fellow will work closely with faculty and staff to develop their teaching and advocacy skills while working on cases and projects. The Fellow will assist with the instruction, supervision, and mentoring of law students through the representation and assistance of clinic clients in conjunction with clinical faculty. Specific duties may include:
|Salary (full-time annual):||This is a fixed-term position, and a one-year period of evaluation will be required. The fellowship appointment may be extended for an additional year, depending upon performance and department need. Minimum salary $65,000 annual (12 months)|
|Start Date:||Preferred start date between June 1 and August 1, 2023.|
|Contact Name:||Justin Boehm|
|Contact Address:||Law Building, 975 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706-1399
Please send cover letter and resume to Justin Boehm, HR Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org by Sunday, March 26, 2023.