Job Posting 4/6 – Univ. of Washington Law School Berman Env. Law Clinic – Graduate Fellow/Staff attorney position

U.Washington law school just announced this open position in their env. law clinic. Application deadline is May 5 (or until filled). It’s a 1-2 year fellowship, starting Aug/Sept 06.

Here’s most relevant part of job ad (the entire job description was too long to post here – to get the whole thing, there’s a contact name at bottom; or my students can check with me):

QUALIFICATIONS Qualifications for the position include: • Demonstrated commitment to public interest law; • Prior work experience and/or course work in environmental law; • Strong legal writing and communication skills;• The ability to work well with a wide range of people, including students, clients, opposing counsel and members of the University community; Graduate Fellows must be members of the Washington Bar, or take steps to apply for membership (through examination or reciprocity) upon being accepted for the position. In addition, a Graduate Fellow may not hold appointment for more than 6 years after receipt of their terminal degree unless an exception has been approved.

HOW TO APPLYApplicants should submit the following: • Resume • Law school transcript (unofficial accepted) • Two letters of recommendation from law school teachers, attorneys or judges who are familiar with the candidate’s work and ability • A recent writing sample (written and edited by the applicant) • A brief statement (no longer than one to two single spaced pages) explaining the applicant’s interest in the position. Application materials should be sent to: Mr. Harold Daniels Attn: BELC Fellowship Program Administrator, Clinical Law ProgramUniversity of Washington School of Law William H. Gates Hall, Suite 265 P.O. Box 85110 Seattle, WA 98145-1110 No phone calls, emails or faxes please.
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After review of application materials, a small number of applicants will be selected for an interview at our office in Seattle. The Berman ELC cannot pay applicants’ travel expenses, but will try to arrange interviews at a mutually convenient time. Interviews via video-conference may also be possible. Applications will be accepted until at least May 5, 2006, and the position will remain available until filled.

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. The University of Washington is an Affirmative Action/ Equal OpportunityEmployer. Selection for this position will be based solely on merit without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, marital or family status or other differences. The University of Washington encourages people of color to apply.

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