Truman Fellow - Pro Bono Panel, 68220 Location:
UMKC Volker Campus Full/Part Time:
Full-Time Job ID:
School of Law
The Pro Bono Fellow would be assigned to work on matters pertaining to legal issues education for entrepreneurs, counsel to entrepreneurs, educators, and students, pursued through the UMKC School of Law’s website for the Entrepreneurial and Intellectual Property Legal Services Clinic. In addition, the Pro Bono Fellow would be assigned to work on matters related to the build out of software infrastructure for the establishment of a pro bono panel, the drafting of documents related to the administration of the pro bono panel, and recruiting volunteer attorneys to serve on the pro bono panel. Under the supervision of UMKC School of Law Clinical Professor Danielle A. Merrick and Professor Anthony Luppino, the Fellow would assist with:
- (a) making more robust and user-friendly content for the website that pertain to education on entrepreneurship law subjects;
- (b) developing a plan for creation and implementation of the pro bono panel, and
- (c) recruiting attorneys to serve on the panel and partnering with local law firms to recruit those volunteers.
The terms of this appointment is April 15 - December 15, 2022. You would report to UMKC Clinical Professor Danielle A. Merrick, with a dotted line to Professor Anthony Luppino.
Minimum Qualifications Undergraduate degree
- Preferred Additional:
- JD Degree
- Strong record of performance in law school business and tax courses/clinics
- Prior experience working with businesses and entrepreneurs
- Strong skills in oral and written communications
- Comfort with using technology in word processing, surveys, and spreadsheets
- Experience with CRM and databases
Full Time/Part Time
This is a temproary full time, non-benefit elgible, unranked, non-regular, non tenure track position.
Applications should be submitted by April 10th for full consideration. Applications will be accepted and reviewed thereafter on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
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