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Full-Time Staff Attorney/Senior Staff Attorney

Albany Law School
Albany, NY 12208
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The Justice Center at Albany Law School seeks a Staff Attorney/Senior Staff Attorney to join the Community Economic Development Clinic. The Community Economic Development Clinic delivers a clinical experience for second-and third-year law students interested in business and transactional practice by serving start-up and existing nonprofit and for-profit clients engaged in community and economic development throughout New Yorks Capital Region. Specifically, the Clinic provides assistance on a broad range of transactional and business law matters including entity formation, contract drafting, commercial lease negotiation, real estate transaction closings, as well as securities, tax, and intellectual property matters.

In addition to representing clients, students in the Clinic participate in a weekly seminar addressing substantive legal issues related to fieldwork projects. The seminar involves skills development components including interviewing, client counseling, and transactional lawyering-focused skills, such as negotiation, public speaking, and drafting contracts, leases, and other business-related documents.

The candidates responsibilities include representing clients, engaging in community outreach, supervising students, collaborating with community partners, assisting with the Clinic seminar and simulated learning activities, and other tasks related to carrying out the Clinics mission. Candidates must be admitted to practice in New York prior to employment. Qualified candidates will possess at least three (3) years, or the equivalent, of experience representing and counseling small businesses/ nonprofits. Experience in a particular area of business law, such as securities, tax, intellectual property, or a related area, as well as with business planning, a plus. All work will be conducted with the support of full-time clinical faculty director(s).

Candidates must be able to work both independently and as part of a team, and must possess strong written and oral communication skills. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Albany Law School is committed to the health and safety of our community.  As such, we require that our employees and students be fully vaccinated (including boosters) against COVID-19, unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Individuals with an approved medical or religious exemption are required to participate in weekly COVID-19 testing.  


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Posted: 2022-06-25 Expires: 2022-07-25

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