Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Fellowship Opportunity: Univ. Denver Law School Civil Rights and Community Economic Devl. Clinic Fellow

Even though the announcement below says that the priority deadline was April 1, I only received this info just a few days ago.   Seems that it is probably still an open position. 

Law-Lecturer, Civil Rights and Community Economic Development Clinic Fellows
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law invites applications for one-year clinical teaching fellowships that includes one in our Civil Rights Clinic and one in our Community Economic Development Clinic. The fellowship is designed for experienced lawyers who are interested in exploring the possibility of a career in law school clinical teaching.

These one-year fellowships will provide the fellows the opportunity to supervise and train law students who are representing clients. The fellows will also teach classes, attend workshops designed to train the fellow as a clinical teacher and pursue a scholarly agenda. Fellows in the Clinic will be integrated into the intellectual life of the law school and the larger University and are invited to attend faculty scholarly workshops and mentoring sessions.

These are one year, twelve month appointment that begins no later than August 1, 2013.
Applications received by April 1st will receive first consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Minimum qualifications:
  • JD or equivalent
·         Applicants must have a minimum of three years of legal experience in the relevant practice areas
·         A demonstrated commitment to public interest lawyering
·         Strong academic credentials
·         Member of the Colorado Bar or able to gain admission by August 1, 2013 (Colorado permits faculty teaching in a clinical program to waive into the bar).

Preferred qualifications:
  • Exposure to clinical teaching

Application Process and Contact Information:
You can apply by going directly to our quick link: Fellows posting.  To be considered for this position, please attach a cover letter and CV.

You can also visit directly. Applications received by April 1st will receive first consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Questions can be addressed to Laura Rovner,
DU and its Sturm College of Law are committed to enhancing the diversity of our faculty and staff. We are strongly dedicated to the pursuit of excellence by including and integrating individuals who represent different groups as defined by race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, age, disability, national origin, religion and veteran status. DU is an EEO/AA employer.

Student Opportunity: Real Property Law Writing Competition (Deadline June 1)

Note about writing competition at Texas Wesleyan, open to all students.

The Texas Wesleyan Journal of Real Property Law (Property Journal) is holding a national writing competition for all law students on any topic falling into the general theme of real property law. This is a great opportunity for students on law reviews and journals whose note or comment may not have made the final publication cuts, and students who have written excellent papers for a seminar class or independent study. There are cash prizes as well as an opportunity to publish in the Property Journal. For more information, please see The submission deadline is June 1, 2013.

Fellowship Opportunity: LLM Research and Teaching Fellowship at Florida State Univ. (Deadline June 15)

Here's a announcement from Florida State Univ. College of Law for a LLM Fellowship.

The Florida State Univ. College of Law is accepting applications for our Environmental LL.M. Research and Teaching Fellowship.  We will appreciate your letting your students and others who might be interested know about this opportunity.   Applications for the fall 2013 semester are due by no later than June 15.  I have posted the Announcement and a link to it below:

The Florida State University College of Law Environmental LL.M. Research and Teaching Fellowship
This Fellowship is awarded to select candidates for the LL.M. in Environmental, Energy, & Land Use Law.  Recipients will work with Environmental Faculty at the College of Law on current environmental, energy, or land use issues.  Fellowship recipients will also have an opportunity to teach one or two courses at the College of Law.  The Fellowship award may range from $7,500-$15,000. 

Qualifications and Criteria for Selection:

  • Admission to the College of Law’s LL.M. in Environmental, Energy, & Land Use Law Program
  • Academic record
  • Work and/or other experience related to environmental, energy, or land use law or policy

How to apply:

  • Applications for the Fellowship should be submitted with the application to the LL.M. in Environmental, Energy & Land Use Law program.  Please visit for information on the application process.
  • Applicants should submit a brief statement (one single-spaced page) explaining the candidate’s interest in the Fellowship position together with the LL.M. application materials.
  • Applicants may also be interviewed by a committee comprised of selected College of Law Environmental faculty.

Scholarship Opportunity for LLM at GWU: 25K scholarships for GWU Law School's Environmental LLM Program

Here's a message from  George Washington University Law School's Environmental Law LLM Program.  I am not quite certain, but the $25K scholarship is probably a tuition scholarship rather than a stipend that is directly paid to the student.

Please let your students know that GW has two $25,000 scholarships available for our 2013-2014 environmental LL.M. programs.  We have four environmentally-related concentrations:  Environmental Law, Energy and Environmental Law, International Environmental Law, and Environmental Law and Government Contracting.  Details of the programs and a list of available courses may be found on line.  The scholarships are available to any graduate of a United States (including Territories) law school.  Questions about our environmental law LL.M. programs can be directed to Stephanie Allgaier (, Director of U.S. LL.M. Admissions, or to me at  Those interested in consideration for a scholarship must complete an on-line application for the GW LL.M. program.

Fellowship Opportunity: 2-year UCLA Emmett/Frankel Fellowship in Environmental Law (Deadline: May 3)

UCLA School of Law’s Emmett/Frankel Fellowship in Environmental Law and Policy

UCLA School of Law’s Emmett Center on Climate Change and the Environment and Environmental Law Center are now accepting applications for the UCLA Emmett/Frankel Fellowship in Environmental Law and Policy for the academic years 2013-2015. This fellowship is a full-time, two-year faculty position (approximately August 2013 through July 2015). The position involves policy and legal research and writing, assisting with organizing projects such as conferences and workshops, and teaching.   

The Emmett Center on Climate Change and the Environment and the Evan Frankel Environmental Law and Policy Program are dedicated to creating and advancing law and policy solutions to the climate change crisis and other environmental challenges, and to training the next generation of leaders to address these issues.  The programs foster informed debate and analysis to educate the public, policymakers, business leaders, and others on critical environmental issues. 

The Fellow will further the work of the Programs by pursuing research on issues relating to environmental law and policy, including climate change law and policy, and by generating policy-oriented written work to be published through the Frankel Program, the Emmett Center, and other venues such as law journals.  The Fellow will also assist the Centers’ Executive Directors with projects relating to the Programs’ work, including organizing conferences and other events, and public education and outreach efforts.  In addition to these responsibilities, which will continue year-round, the Fellow will take on teaching responsibilities in environmental law topics.

Candidates should possess a J.D. (or equivalent law degree), earned within the past several years or expected in the spring of 2013; a strong academic record; excellent analytical and writing skills; and demonstrated interest and background in environmental law or policy.  Previous experience in law practice or clinical instruction is preferred but not a necessary qualification.  The salary is anticipated to be approximately $59,000 per year plus a competitive benefits package.

Applicants should apply at Please submit online a letter discussing qualifications and interests, a resume, a law school transcript, and contact information for three references

Application deadline is May 3, 2013 or until the post is filled.

Visit our website at for more information about our programs.

UCLA School of Law is an equal opportunity employer and has a special interest in enriching its intellectual environment through further diversifying the range of perspectives represented within the faculty.