Columbia Law School seeks a transactional lawyer to join the Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic as the Clinic’s Associate Research Scholar / Supervising Staff Attorney. We seek applicants focused on thoughtful and engaged teaching and lawyering. The incumbent will hold the University title of Associate Research Scholar.
The Associate Research Scholar/Supervising Staff Attorney will hold a secondary instructional appointment, as a Lecturer in Law for each semester in which they teach.
Columbia Law School Entrepreneurship & Community Development Clinic offers students an opportunity to translate legal theory into legal practice by engaging in the supervised practice of law for educational credit. The Entrepreneurship & Community Development Clinic offers pro bono corporate and transactional legal services to low- and moderate-income entrepreneurs and community groups on a wide range of transactional matters relevant to their business or organization. The clinic's services are offered to clients in New York, primarily in Harlem.
The duration of the appointment is for a period of two years, which may be renewable for a third and/or fourth year based on performance.
Like all of the clinical positions at Columbia Law School, this is a non-tenure track position.
Internal Number: 7362
About Columbia University
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