Lecturer - Community Development Clinic - School of Law

Cleveland, Ohio
Mar 30, 2017
Laura McNally
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Case Western Reserve University School of Law Milton A. Kramer Law Clinic Center invites applications from entry-level and lateral candidates for a lecturer position teaching in the Community Development Clinic beginning July 2017. Candidates will be considered for appointment as a lecturer. This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of renewal for two additional years.

We seek individuals with distinguished academic records and at least 5 years of relevant practice experience (which can include practice in a clinical setting). The successful candidate preferably will have two years of teaching experience, as well as a strong commitment to clinical legal education and teaching. Academic duties include overall supervision, mentoring and modeling of community development practice of the law that offers the opportunity for students to interact with real clients, meet established attorneys and public officials in the representation of individuals and groups. Successful candidates will also be expected to have experience in community outreach including networking and interfacing with local nonprofit leaders, foundations, government officials, advocacy organizations and entrepreneurs to identify appropriate and educationally enriching potential client matters.

The Milton A. Kramer Law Clinic Center currently includes the Civil Litigation Clinic, Civil Rights, Human Rights and Immigration Clinic, Community Development Clinic, Criminal Justice Clinic, Intellectual Property Venture Clinic and Health Law Clinic. The Clinic Center has thirteen faculty members. Case Western Reserve University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages nominations of and applications from women and minority candidates. Interested candidates should send a CV and cover letter to:

Laura E. McNally, Associate Professor of Law Case Western Reserve University School of Law Milton A. Kramer Law Clinic Center 11075 East Boulevard Cleveland, OH 44106

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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