Position InformationPresent Position Number F0794W
Role Title Instructor/12-Mth Position Title Clinical Asst/Assoc/Prof & Dir, Puller Clinic Unit Mission Statement
William & Mary Law School provides an exceptional education for tomorrow's lawyers. As the nation's first law school, we maintain an enduring tradition of intellectual and professional excellence. We improve legal systems here and abroad through a commitment to the classroom, influential scholarship, and service to the public. Our students become highly skilled advocates, ready to serve their clients and their communities with thoughtful engagement and unwavering integrity. We recognize the challenges of our history and our responsibility to pursue the realization of justice through the rule of law. Above all, we strive to be a diverse and close-knit community, inclusive in the broadest sense and defined by a shared commitment to the rigorous and open-minded study of the law.
The Director, Lewis B. Puller, Jr. Veterans Benefits Clinic and Clinical/Clinical Associate/Clinical Assistant Professor of Law provides legal services to veterans in their disability compensation claims at the administrative agency, Board of Veterans Appeals, and U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. In addition, the Puller Clinic engages in informal advice, counsel and outreach, and offers an online certificate program for those interested in veterans advocacy. When appropriate and practicable, the Clinic operates in partnership with graduate psychology clinics and additional medical professionals to address both the legal and medical needs of veteran clients.
The Puller Clinic trains law students in a clinical law school setting to be thoroughly familiar with a difficult area of administrative law, to develop basic and advanced law office management skills, to refine research and legal writing abilities, to interview clients and witnesses, to interact with opposing counsel, to draft legal briefs and memoranda when appropriate, and to create relationships with clients and investigate and advocate on their behalf both orally and in writing.
The Director and Clinical/Clinical Associate/Clinical Assistant Professor of Law and will be responsible for all aspects of Puller Clinic operation, including:
Conditions of Employment
Department 3N1000 Law School Operations Location William & Mary Job Open Date 08/21/2023 Review Begin Date 09/18/2023 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Instructional Faculty Special Application Instructions
Required Documents: Cover letter and CV/Resume
For priority consideration, submit application materials by the review date, September 18, 2023. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed.
Background Check Statement
William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.
William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
Benefits Summary Statement
William & Mary offers our employees a full array of benefits including retirement, health insurance with options for expanded dental and vision along with group and optional life insurance with coverage for spouse and children, flexible spending accounts, and an EAP (Employee Assistance Program).
Our employees enjoy additional university benefits such as educational assistance, professional development, wellness benefits, and a robust holiday schedule. All employees have access to fitness facilities on campus. Staff members also have access to the university libraries, and much more. To learn more, go to: https: // www. wm.edu/offices/hr/currentemployees/benefits/index.phpSupplemental Questions
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