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Education Litigation Attorney (Charlottesville, Richmond, Falls Church)


LAJC seeks a full-time, experienced litigator for its education equity campaign, which seeks full and fair funding for Virginia’s public schools and high-quality educational opportunities for every child in the Commonwealth. Working as part of a team of attorneys, community organizers, and policy experts, the attorney will: lead impact litigation aimed at improving education equity across the Commonwealth; advocate for education legislation, regulations, and policies that support young people, especially youth of color, those from low-wealth communities, and students with disabilities; and partner with community organizers and grassroots leaders to develop and implement systems change initiatives.​ Required qualifications include at least two years of relevant litigation experience, Virginia Bar licensure or ability to waive into Virginia bar, and experience working with low-wealth communities. Salary range is $52,000 to $84,000, depending on relevant experience. See the position announcement for details and instructions on how to apply: 
Education Litigation Attorney


Director of Litigation & Advocacy (Charlottesville, Richmond, Falls Church)

LAJC is seeking an experienced litigator to provide leadership and supervision to LAJC programmatic work. In addition to significant litigation experience, the ideal candidate will also have demonstrated experience working with directly impacted community leaders on anti-poverty and racial justice initiatives. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Director of Litigation & Advocacy (working title) will work to advance LAJC’s ambitious agenda to achieve economic, racial, and social justice throughout the state. Responsibilities may vary depending on the experiences, skill set, and vision of the selected candidate. Required qualifications include Virginia Bar licensure or ability to waive in to the Virginia Bar, at least seven years of relevant legal experience, and experience working in communities directly impacted by economic and racial injustice. Applications are still being accepted and will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Salary range has been increased to $90,000 to $115,000, depending on relevant experience. See the position announcement for much more information, including additional requirements and instructions on how to apply: Director of Litigation & Advocacy



The University of Virginia School of Law seeks to add a Director to its Office of Private Practice. 

The Office of Private Practice assists students and alumni in all aspects of the search for legal jobs in the private sector and has achieved results that rank at the top of national law schools.  This is a new position that will add to the office’s team of experienced legal practitioners (the Office’s counselors have over 39 years of practice experience and over 26 years of career counseling experience).  The Office is staffed by a positive, collaborative team that enjoys the process of innovating to meet change.  We seek a person with similar strengths and proclivities.

Specific duties of this Director position include:

  • Counseling students and alumni in person, via telephone, and by email on all aspects of the job search process in the private sector, including identifying target employers, researching employers, formulating strategies for applications, preparing employment documents, preparing for interviews, deciding among offers, and developing professional communication and networking skills.
  • Assisting in the origination and cultivation of employer relationships, in conjunction with the Senior Director, Office of Private Practice and the Senior Assistant Dean, Career Development.
  • Managing the development and implementation of career programming to enhance student knowledge of employment markets, hiring practices, and keys to success in practice. 
  • Contributing to the office’s goal of continuous improvement, by developing and implementing creative and efficient solutions to challenges and opportunities that arise.

The Director reports to the Senior Assistant Dean, Career Development and works under the direction of the Senior Director, Office of Private Practice. 

A J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school is required.  At least two years of firm practice experience is required; at least three years of firm practice experience is preferred.  Additional experience as a practicing lawyer or in a student services role in higher education is preferred.  The candidate must have excellent interpersonal, project management, writing, and communication skills; a positive and outgoing demeanor; the ability to work diligently and efficiently in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment; and proficiency with standard office software.  

TO APPLY
PROCESS FOR INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for R0010981 Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address).

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The University of Virginia School of Law seeks an Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies. 

This is a University Executive and Senior Administrative Staff position.  The Assistant Dean manages the day-to-day operations of the Law School’s Graduate Studies Program, which is geared primarily toward international students who have completed the first degree in law. The program consists of approximately 50 LL.M. and 15 S.J.D. students, plus a small number of visiting scholars.

The primary responsibilities of the Assistant Dean are to manage the operations of the Graduate Studies Office, manage the graduate admissions and recruiting process, and serve as a liaison between graduate students and other Law School and University personnel and departments. Specific duties include:

  • marketing the program to prospective students and maintaining the program’s web page;  
  • reviewing applicant files and making recommendations for admissions and financial aid;
  • responding to questions from prospective students and applicants;
  • managing graduate student orientation and other programming;
  • advising graduate students in various areas, such as course selection and eligibility for bar admission;
  • supporting the Career Development Office in providing employment counseling to graduate students;
  • coordinating alumni relations and communications in collaboration with the Law School Foundation and the Law School’s Communications Office; and
  • serving as a general resource for graduate students at the Law School.

The Assistant Dean reports to the Law School’s Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and works closely with the Director of the Graduate Studies Program, who is a tenured member of the Law School faculty. The Assistant Dean supervises an administrative assistant. 

An advanced degree is required; a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school is preferred. At least four years of work experience is required.  Experience in higher education, particularly in admissions, student services, or international student and scholar services, is a plus. The candidate must have excellent leadership, organizational, and communication skills; a pleasant and outgoing demeanor; the ability to work diligently in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment; and proficiency with standard office software (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel). International travel is expected. 

The selected candidate will be required to successfully complete a background check before their first day of employment, per University policy.

TO APPLY

Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.

Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration.

PROCESS FOR INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS:

Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for “Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies or requisition R0009680”.  Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address).

PROCESS FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS:

Please visit UVA job board https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs, search for requisition R0009680, complete the application and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address).

For questions about the application process, please contact Nicole Robinson, Faculty Search Advisor, nr7f@virginia.edu.

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The University of Virginia School of Law seeks highly qualified applicants for the position of Director of the State and Local Government Law Clinic.

This is an academic general faculty position on the teaching track.

The goals of the clinic are to give students direct experience in governmental law practice at the state and local level, by working with state or local officials, boards, councils, agencies, or commissions.  Students should have the opportunity to work on a wide range of legal issues and to conduct legal research, engage in statutory and regulatory interpretation, provide written legal analysis, and attend or assist in meetings and hearings.

The Director is responsible for establishing the curriculum for the clinic, including its classroom component, and for securing appropriate engagements for clinic students. The Director will teach, supervise, and provide feedback to clinic students, as well as manage the overall operation of the clinic. The Director may be required to serve as counsel of record on some matters. The Director also will be expected to teach 1-2 additional courses outside of the clinic. All of these duties will be performed within the broader and evolving experiential learning program at the Law School, in coordination with the Dean, Vice Dean, and Director of Clinical Programs.

Candidates must have a J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school or foreign equivalent degree; at least three years of state local government practice experience; and an active Virginia law license. A commitment to teaching as well as excellent writing, editing, supervision, and advocacy skills are required. A competitive candidate will have previous law school teaching experience and demonstrated professional engagement.

The expectation is that the Director would start in late Fall 2019 to begin teaching in the spring 2020 semester.  Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

TO APPLY:

Please visit the UVA job board https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs, (Requisition number R0008915), complete an application and attach a cover letter, resume, detailed description of relevant law practice, teaching, and supervision experience, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address). Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.

Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration.***

For questions about the application process please contact Rhiannon O’Coin, Senior Recruiter, at rmo2r@virginia.edu.

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The Arlington Associate Regional Solicitor’s Office of the U.S. Department of Labor is hiring an attorney to practice in multiple subject areas. 

Put your legal experience to good use by contributing to a noble mission: ensuring that the Nation’s labor laws are forcefully and fairly applied to protect the Nation’s workers.      

Experienced Attorneys

Experienced attorneys are being recruited to fill one position within the Office of the Solicitor (SOL) in the Arlington Associate Regional Solicitor’s Office, a branch office of the Region III Solicitor’s Office.  We are soliciting resumes for a permanent, excepted service attorney position available now at the GS-12 through GS-14 levels.  The position involves litigation and providing legal advice in the following practice areas:

  • Labor standards statutes such as the Fair Labor Standards Act, Davis Bacon Act, and Service Contract Act
  • Mine safety and health
  • Occupational safety and health
  • Fiduciary provisions of ERISA
  • Civil rights and whistleblower
  • Legal advice on other Department of Labor programs
 The ideal candidate will have the following:
  • One or more years of federal court or administrative litigation experience;
  • An active member in good standing of the Bar in at least one state. Virginia Bar membership is preferred;
  • A law degree from an accredited law school;
  • Proficiency in working independently or as part of a team.

How to Apply: For more details and to apply for this job, please go to: www.usajobs.com and search the following announcement number; EX-19-PHIL-SOL-0003. Alternatively, you may CLICK HERE to go directly to the job announcement page.

NOTE: The Office of the Solicitor will not pay relocation expenses or moving                   costs.

The Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor, is an equal opportunity employer.  The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor.


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