Legal Outreach Seeks Law-Related Education Coordinator

Organization Profile:

For over 25 years, Legal Outreach has been raising the bar of academic achievement for urban youth from underserved communities in New York City. Through intensive legal and educational programs, Legal Outreach works with students from middle school through college to provide them with the vision, skills, and support they need to matriculate at selective colleges and competitive law schools.

Job Description:

  • Under the supervision of the Director of Legal Education, coordinate the Constitutional Law Debate Program, including recruiting and training law student coaches on substantive aspects of constitutional law, refining debate problems and instructing high-school students on the legal issues.
  • Assist with coordination of Mentoring program, including recruitment of attorney mentors, managing mentor-mentee pairs and organizing social-cultural events.
  • Recruit 8th grade students to participate in Summer Law Institutes by presenting law lessons at schools.
  • Train law students on substantive aspects of criminal law and pedagogical techniques, as well as oversee the implementation of Legal Outreach’s Summer Law Institutes at various law schools.
  • Develop mock-trial cases and materials and constitutional law fact patterns.
  • Assist with program related administrative tasks.

Job Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have obtained a JD.
  • Candidate must be willing to make a 2-year commitment.
  • Individual must have strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Legal experience, teaching experience or prior involvement with schools, community activities, or youth programs is a definite plus but not an absolute requirement.

Salary Details:

50’s, depending on qualifications.

How to apply:

Please email cover letter and resume with two references to Heather Creed, Managing Director of Academic Programs, and write “LRE Coordinator Applicant -Name” in the subject heading.


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