Veterans Legal Clinic Fellow will provide direct representation to military veterans and their families before the Department of Veterans Affairs and the various military discharge boards. The Fellow will work with community partners, including pro bono attorneys and other non-profits, in Oneida County to provide holistic services to veterans. The Fellow will develop and deliver presentations to attorneys and veterans on legal topics, including VA benefits, discharge upgrades, treatment courts, SCRA, and USERRA. The Fellow will have the opportunity to engage with law students and have the opportunity to broaden their understanding of law school legal clinics.
The fellowship is a one-year fellowship.
The College of Law particularly welcomes applications from candidates for this position who contribute to the diversity of the College of Law community.
Syracuse University is a place where talent, desire, and opportunity thrive. In 12 different schools and colleges that span the liberal arts and professional disciplines, students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds come together to learn, create, and break boundaries.
The University is also a vital part of the community, providing services as well as being a leader in employee benefi...ts, work-life and organizational development, training, student employment, staff relations, and workforce diversity.
Syracuse itself is located at the crossroads of New York State, and offers a lush landscape of seasons. From fun-filled summers in the Finger Lakes to snowy winters that thrill outdoor sports enthusiasts, the area truly has something for everyone.