SMU Dedman School of Law

  • Dallas, TX, USA
Nov 22, 2023
Part time
SMU Dedman School of Law Dallas, TX, USA
The SMU Dedman School of Law is seeking an Adjunct Clinical Professor for the VanSickle Family Law Clinic (“ Family Law Clinic ”), which provides pro bono legal services to low-income clients.   About the Family Law Clinic:   The Family Law Clinic's dual mission is to provide experiential, real-client clinical experience, for law students and competent and ethical legal representation to low-income clients and community partners. Under the supervision and coaching of an experienced clinical faculty member, students represent and counsel clients in family law matters such as divorce, custody and parenting time, child support, paternity, modifications, court-appointed amicus or attorney ad-litem, and alternative dispute resolution. Through client representation, the clinic seminar, team collaboration, and one-on-one instruction, law students perform fundamental lawyering skills necessary for competent representation and zealous advocacy. These skills include but...