University of Virginia

  • Charlottesville, VA, USA
University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA, USA
Apr 12, 2021
Full time
R0023072 Staff Attorney, School of Law The Innocence Project at the University of Virginia School of Law seeks a staff attorney to supervise teams of law students who are helping screen, investigate, and litigate wrongful convictions in Virginia. The staff attorney works under the direction of Innocence Project clinic directors, Deirdre M. Enright and Jennifer L. Givens. This is a two-year, grant-funded position based on continuation of funding. [The position is classified as Professional Research Staff (“Postdoctoral Research Associate”) and offers compensation of $60,000 plus benefits. The Innocence Project Clinic is a for-credit clinic in which approximately 12 enrolled law students engage in investigation and post-conviction litigation of wrongful conviction cases for a full academic year. The Innocence Project at UVA also has approximately 50 volunteer law students who work on cases and other matters for pro bono hours each year. The Staff Attorney manages the...