The Legal Clinic is both an academic unit and a law firm. As a law firm, the Legal Clinic has about 60 practicing law students and professors who are divided into individual clinics that specialize in a range of practice areas including transactional business law, criminal defense, juvenile law, wills and conservatorships, domestic violence law, and community economic development work. The Legal Clinic ASA position exists to provide support, in all aspects of each of the dual facets, to the students and faculty who work in the clinic. The ASA must meet all of the requirements of an academic unit and, additionally, must adhere to standards of professional conduct applicable to law firms. Specifically, the position:
(1) provides highly specialized, technically-demanding administrative support requiring significant attention to detail.
(2) implements administrative protocol and procedure for legal work and monitor adherence to them under the guidance and approval of the Director and Administrative Coordinator.
(3) instructs about and is responsible for compliance with established departmental protocol and procedures and Clinic policy by all faculty, staff, and students.
(4) provides teaching, scholarship, and travel support to the full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty, which includes a necessary knowledge of the tenure and promotion process.
(5) drafts and assists with written and social media communications of the clinic, and engages in long-range planning and sustaining efforts with the Legal Clinic faculty and staff.
Internal Number: 181888
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