Instructional Professional,Civil Litigation Clinic

Phoenix, AZ

Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law-ASU

Instructional Professional, Civil Litigation Clinic at ASU Law 

Job Number: 16253

The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University has a 40+-year history of clinical legal education.  Through its Clinical Program, the College has helped thousands of its students become successful practitioners, each graduating with the skills to represent clients effectively, as well as a keen sense of professionalism and a firm commitment to public service.  To further this tradition, the College is looking to hire an Instructional Professor in the area of general civil litigation to begin in the 2020-2021 school year. 2020.

The Instructional Professional will be responsible for:

  • teaching students through both non-directive case supervision and simulation-based instruction in the civil litigation process and trial advocacy;
  • participating in the College of Law’s mission of education and service to the broader community; and
  • working with students to provide legal representation to people with limited access to the courts.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Juris Doctor degree from an ABA-accredited law school; and
  • A licensed attorney in good standing
  • At least four years of experience in civil litigation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated competence and interest in representing clients in a variety of civil litigation areas (e.g. employment, consumer, and tenants’ rights);
  • The ability to work productively with students and clients from diverse backgrounds; and
  • Experience in clinical legal education or simulation-based legal instruction.

The application deadline is January 1, 2020. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order which they were received, until the position is filled.

This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, 12-month appointment as an Instructional Professional with the possibility of promotion and continuing status at Arizona State University.  Information about Academic Professionals (Ranks/Titles) at ASU can be found at

Posted: 12/05/2019