Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Fellowship at the urner Environmental Law Clinic at Emory University School of Law

 The Turner Environmental Law Clinic at Emory University School of Law offers a one-year post-graduate fellowship to provide a recent law school graduate the opportunity to learn to be an effective environmental advocate while working with the Clinic to address some of the most difficult and cutting-edge environmental issues of the day, including: sustainable energy and climate change, urban agriculture and farming, water resource protection, conservation and land use, and citizen enforcement and participation in regulatory and judicial proceedings.

Description
The fellowship focuses on building the next generation of influential attorneys, judges, and academics specializing in public interest environmental law. The fellowship also provides intensive opportunities to develop clinical education skills. The next Turner Environmental Law Clinic Fellowship will begin mid-August 2013 and continue through August 2014.

The Turner Environmental Law Clinic fellow will work under the supervision of Clinic faculty on a variety of projects that will include, at a minimum, the following:
  • Supervise students in the Turner Environmental Law Clinic and assist with teaching in the Clinic’s seminar class.
  • Represent the Clinic’s clients in complex civil litigation and transactional matters, while working closely with co-counsel, expert witnesses, and municipal leaders.
  • Collaborate with Clinic faculty on environmental law and research projects.
The fellow may also choose to research and write at least one article, policy paper, or other approved project of publishable quality on a topic relating to environmental law.

Qualifications
Law school graduate within three years of graduation (2013 graduates are welcome to apply), excellent research and writing skills, and proven commitment to public service in the area of environmental law.

Salary
Salary is competitive with other public interest fellowship opportunities. Emory University offers a competitive benefits package.

Application Instructions:
E-mail a resume, statement of interest, transcript, list of three (3) references, and writing sample to the address below.

Melinda Banks, Administrative Assistant
Melinda.Banks@emory.edu
Turner Environmental Law Clinic
1301 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30322
 
Application Deadline: 02/28/2013