Robert M. Cover Fellowship in Public Interest Law

Applicants requested

Yale Law School seeks applications for the Robert M. Cover Fellowship in Public Interest Law, a two-year position beginning on July 1, 2002 in the Yale Law School clinical program.  The fellowship is designed for lawyers with at least four years of practice who are interested in preparing for a career in law school clinical teaching. Responsibilities include representing clients, supervising students, teaching classes, and working on one’s own scholarship.  All work will be conducted with the assistance of the clinical faculty and will focus on providing legal assistance to low-income clients and organizations.  This year’s candidates must be experienced transactional lawyers, interested in working with our Housing & Community Development Clinic.  Candidates must be able to work both independently and as part of a team, and must possess strong written and oral communication skills.  Connecticut Bar admission or willingness to take the July 2002 bar examination required.  In addition to a stipend of approximately $40,000, Fellows receive health benefits and access to university facilities.  Send a resume, cover letter, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references by March 15, 2002 to:

J.L. Pottenger, Jr., Director of Clinical Studies
The Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization
P.O. Box 209090
New Haven, CT 06520-9090
telephone: (203) 432-4800;
fax: (203) 432-1426;
or email Kathryn Stoddard:

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