Exoneration Justice Clinic Legal Fellow (Limited Term)

University of Notre Dame

United States

August 25, 2022


Position Information

Position Information

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Job Title Exoneration Justice Clinic Legal Fellow (Limited Term) Job Description

The Notre Dame Law School is offering a Legal Fellow position in connection with the newly established Exoneration Justice Clinic.

The Fellow will work as a member of the Exoneration Justice Clinic, investigating and litigating wrongful conviction cases. The Fellow will work under the direction of the Director and the Staff Attorney. The Fellow will work directly with students. He/she will be responsible for chairing the Intake Committee, which decides which cases will be accepted for legal representation by the Clinic. The position will also oversee the day-to-day activities of students investigating wrongful conviction cases. The Intern/Fellow will also work with students in drafting court pleadings seeking post-conviction relief.

This is a limited term position for a maximum of 2-yrs.

Minimum Qualifications

J.D. required. Licensed attorney in Indiana, or be willing to take the Indiana bar exam at the first available opportunity

Preferred Qualifications

Ideal candidate will have experience investigating and litigating wrongful convictions as either a law student or attorney.

Special Instructions to Applicants Department Dean's Office-Law School (33000) Department Website https: // law.nd.edu/academics/experiential- courses/clinics/exoneration-justice-clinic/ Family / Sub-Family General Admin / Legal Career Stream/Level EIC 1 Associate Department Hiring Pay Range Up to $70,000 Pay ID Semi-Monthly FLSA Status S1 - FT Exempt Job Category Administrator/Professional Job Type Full-time Schedule: Days of Week & Hours

M-F 8am-5pm

Schedule: Hours/Week 40 Schedule: # of months 12

Posting Detail Information

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and others that will enhance our community. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

Posting Detail Information

Job Posting Date (Campus) 07/11/2022

Job Posting Date (Public) 07/11/2022 Job Closing Date 08/25/2022 Posting Type Open To All Applicants Posting Number S221943 Quick Link for Internal Postings https: // jobs.nd.edu/postings/27149

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

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