Immigrants’ Rights Litigation and Advocacy Fellowship, Stanford Law School Immigrants’ Rights Clinic

80840 Requisition #
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Position Requirements

Applicants for the Fellow position must have:

  • a demonstrated commitment to working in immigrants’ rights;
  • strong academic credentials;
  • excellent legal research and writing skills;
  • commitment to close attention to detail;
  • ability to multi-task effectively;
  • deep inter-personal skills; and
  • excellent teamwork skills.

Spanish language fluency is a strong plus factor. The Fellow should either be a member of the California Bar or plan to take the bar exam prior to commencing the fellowship.

The salary is based on a formula that is competitive with similar positions in nonprofits. The Fellow will also be eligible to elect medical and other benefits – found here If the Fellow is a Stanford Law graduate, they will also be eligible to participate in the law school’s Loan Repayment Assistance Program.

About the Mills Legal Clinic

The IRC is one of ten clinics comprising the Mills Legal Clinic. Mills Legal Clinic attorneys are part of the intellectual community within the clinical program and the Law School and university at large. The clinic provides resources for its lawyers to participate in continuing education and other professional development activities.

Application Process

Applicants should submit the following materials:

  • a cover letter; 
  • a resume; 
  • a list of at least three references;
  • a complete law school transcript; and
  • a sample brief or legal memorandum that the applicant authored (without substantial editing by others).

Applicants must both: (1) upload the materials to Job Number: 80840 and (2) email the materials electronically to Judy Gielniak, the Mills Legal Clinic associate director, at, and to administrative associate, Leti Trejo, at

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled, with the expectation that interviews will begin in Fall 2018 and conclude by the end of the calendar year. The position begins in Fall 2019.

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Stanford Law School is an equal opportunity employer.

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

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