Justice Innovation Lead, Stanford Law School

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Minimum Requirements:                     

Bachelor’s degree and three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.  Open to remote candidates.


  • Strong candidates will also have experience in one or more of the following: program administration, project management, building of technology tools, and policy or design work. Relevant backgrounds may include technology firms or start-ups, government (particularly in a program management role), and management consulting.  An understanding of court administration, which could include work as a lawyer, is also useful, but a JD is not required. 
  • Experience in project management with multiple stakeholders.
  • Creativity in solving problems presented in complex systems or organizations, particularly through the use of design thinking.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize own work and multi-task.
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and ownership of projects.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.
  • Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
  • Relevant subject matter knowledge.
  • Ability to direct the work of others.

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 his or her job.


The Rhode Center on the Legal Profession

Founded in 2008, the Deborah L. Rhode Center on the Legal Profession advances the profession through research, policy and advocacy, teaching, and public programs. It focuses on issues critical to the future of the profession including access to justice, diversity and inclusion, regulation of the bar, modernization of legal services, and lawyer leadership and well-being. The Center’s current work focuses on reforming legal-services regulation to increase innovation and access to justice; understanding and shaping the role of technology in law and lawyering; and protecting consumers and clients in civil litigation.


The Legal Design Lab

The Legal Design Lab is an interdisciplinary project in law and design, working at the intersection of human-centered design, technology, and law to build a new generation of legal products and services. The Lab’s mission is to train a new generation of leaders & innovators in law, research innovation in practice & delivery of legal services, and build new models of legal services. The Lab is headed by Director and Lecturer Margaret Hagan. The bulk of the Lab’s work is project-based and involves partnerships across the Stanford campus and beyond. For further information on the work of the Lab, please see http://www.legaltechdesign.com/.


How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter by clicking the “Apply for Job” button.  Application deadline:  February 15, 2023 – applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

This role is open to candidates anywhere in the United States. Stanford University has five Regional Pay Structures. The compensation for this position will be based on the location of the successful candidate. The expected pay range for this position is $66,100 to $107,000 per annum.
Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location, and external market pay for comparable jobs.


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.

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.

*Note: The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

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