Summer Research Assistant Needed – Graduate Lawyering Program

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The Graduate Lawyering Program would like to hire a part-time Research Assistant for Summer 2021.  The Research Assistant will help us prepare and update course materials for our Introduction to US Law and Legal Practice courses and our Graduate Lawyering I and II courses.  The Graduate Lawyering faculty with whom you may work include Irene Ayers, Karen Ross, Alice Burke, and Judge Gerald Lebovits.

You will research hypothetical fact patterns for exams and memo problems; research new legal developments in specific areas of law, including Constitutional Law, Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure, Family Law, and Punitive Damages; and help us revise Powerpoint presentations.

You should have excellent legal analytical skills and English writing skills.

You can opt to receive either academic credit or payment for your Research Assistantship. To receive payment, you must be in the United States during the time you work as an RA. To receive academic credit, you must be a continuing student in fall 2021.

LLM and JD students continuing their studies in Fall 2021 as well as May 2021 LLM graduates are eligible to apply.

The start and end dates are flexible within the time frame of May 17, 2021 – August 6, 2021.  The hours per week are flexible as well but would typically be around 15-20 hours/week.

To apply:  Please email your Resume, Transcript, and Cover Letter to Elisabeth Farmer, Assistant to the Graduate Lawyering Program, .  In your cover letter, please indicate your preference for academic credit or payment if you are hired as an RA. The deadline for applications is April 30, 2021.