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Senior Legal Clinic Supervisor

University of Houston
Houston, TX 77002
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Supervises legal representation of clients by law students participating in a legal aid clinic in the College of Law. Works closely with the director of clinical programs and the director of each applicable legal clinic.
  • Supervises law students providing legal advice and representation to clients and provides functional advice and training regarding a variety of legal projects.
  • Reviews and evaluates student work in all aspects of legal representation of clients, including, but not limited to, interviewing and counseling clients, research, legal document preparation, and court hearings and proceedings.
  • Manages cases in progress between semesters.
  • Plans and conducts community outreach activities, including, but not limited to, "know your rights" presentations.
  • May manage aspects of legal clinic operations under the supervision of the director of the applicable clinic or the director of clinical programs.
  • May serve as clinic liaison to legal aid organizations, resource providers, and community partners within a specific area of legal practice.
  • Provides leadership and mentoring to legal clinic supervisors.
  • Performs other job-related duties as required.

  • Additional Job Posting Information:
    • This senior staff attorney will supervise clinic students and represent clients in the UHLC Civil Justice Clinic's Houston Housing Assistance Program and work on projects as assigned by the director of the Civil Justice Clinic. The Civil Justice Clinic's Houston Housing Assistance Program provides legal advice and counsel and all levels of extended representation to individuals facing eviction proceedings. The program also assists with other housing safety issues such as family law protective orders and repair issues.
    • A strong candidate will have teaching or mentoring experience.
    • All candidates must have a J.D. degree and be licensed to practice law in Texas.
    • The maximum term of the position is one year. The position is contingent on availability of grant funding.

    Doctoral and 5 years experience

    Education: Requires singular knowledge of a specialized advanced professional discipline or the highest level of general business knowledge, normally acquired through attainment of a directly job-related terminal degree or equivalent formal training in a recognized field of specialization that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Experience: Requires a minimum of three (5) years of directly job-related experience. Certification/Licensing: Requires professional licensing, certification or registration directly related to the job, as specified on the job posting details. Requires: J.D.

    Posted: 2022-09-17 Expires: 2022-10-16
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