Justice Catalyst—Robert M. Cover Fellowship in the Veterans Legal Services Clinic

We are currently accepting applications for a Justice Catalyst - Robert M. Cover Fellow to begin on or about July 1, 2018. Application submission deadline is February 28, 2018. For more information, please see the Fellowship Application Instructions.

The Justice Catalyst—Robert M. Cover Fellowship in Public Interest Law is a two-year Fellowship designed for a lawyer with at least two years of practice experience who is considering a career in law school clinical teaching. The Fellow will teach, supervise students, and handle client matters in the Veterans Legal Services Clinic ("VLSC"). The Fellow's responsibilities include representing VLSC clients, supervising students, assisting in teaching VLSC classes, and working on one's own scholarship. In addition, the Fellow may be asked to co-teach a section of a half-semester experimental program for first-year students, Introduction to Legal Research and Writing.  Candidates must be prepared to apply for admission to the Connecticut bar.  (Candidates may qualify for admission without examination.) All work will be conducted with the support of the clinical faculty, and will focus on providing legal assistance to low-income and civil rights clients and organizations. The principal supervisor for the position is Professor Michael Wishnie.

The current Fellow is Aaron Wenzloff.