Clinical Supervising Attorney and Lecturer in Law (CSA), Stanford Law School

96878 Requisition #
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Minimum qualifications –

  • Strong academic credentials
  • J.D. or equivalent legal degree
  • A minimum of five years of indigent criminal defense experience, with at least three years in the state courts of California.
  • Experience training, teaching, or mentoring law students or advocates, and a strong interest in teaching and clinical pedagogy.

Preferred qualifications

  • Demonstrated commitment to rigorous, innovative, client-centered, and holistic criminal defense work;
  • Substantive legal and practical knowledge of criminal law issues;
  • Deep commitment and demonstrated ability to work in marginalized communities from a cultural humility perspective;
  • Excellent teamwork, collaboration, and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong organizational / management skills and attention to detail;
  • Ability to work in a self-directed and entrepreneurial environment; and
  • Second language abilities (Spanish is a plus).

The salary is based on a formula that is competitive with similar positions.

The Application Process

Applicants should submit resumes and other materials through, referencing job number 96878.  Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their materials by December 1, 2022.  The CSA will ideally begin work with CDC on or before February 14, 2023.

The following materials should be submitted

  • A cover letter no longer than two pages describing the applicant’s interest in the position;
  • A one-page statement of the applicant’s vision of clinical education, and how that vision applies to the mission of the Criminal Defense Clinic;
  • A resume;
  • A list of at least three references; and
  • A complete law school transcript.
  • The candidate may also submit a writing sample of no longer than 15 pages.

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Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires an accommodation to perform essential functions of the job.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Stanford Law School seeks to hire the best talent and to promote a safe and secure environment for all members of the university community and its property. To that end, new staff hires must successfully pass a background check prior to starting work at Stanford University.


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