Capital University
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • Part Time

The Paralegal Program at Capital University Law School seeks adjunct instructors for its Evening and Summer Immersion courses. The program is seeking resumes for future teaching needs in all courses:

  • Introduction to Paralegal Studies (including emphasis on ethics and professional responsibility)
  • Fundamentals: Torts & Contracts
  • Business Organizations
  • Real Property
  • Civil Litigation
  • Legal Research & Writing (two semesters)
  • eDiscovery/Legal Technology
  • Probate

Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):

  • Teaching and evaluating students
  • Developing course materials including practical assignments
  • Linking content to practical assignments
  • Using technology that is appropriate to specific areas of the law
  • Discussing ethics as appropriate to specific areas of the law

Required qualifications:

Candidates must be:

  • a licensed attorney with a minimum of 5 years' practice and experience working with paralegals;
  • a Juris Doctor graduate with a minimum of 5 years' of professional experience and experience working with paralegals; or
  • a paralegal with
    1. a master's degree and a minimum of 7 years' paralegal experience; or
    2. a bachelor's degree plus post-baccalaureate certificate from ABA-approved paralegal program and a minimum of 7 years' paralegal experience.

Previous university teaching experience is preferred.


APPLICATION PROCESS


If you are interested and meet one of the required qualifications, please submit a resume and cover letter detailing your experience working as or with paralegals as well as area of practice. The program will review applications and contact candidates as teaching opportunities become available beginning with the summer 2022 semester.


For more information about the Paralegal Program, visit our website at https://www.capital.edu/academics/graduate-programs/law-school/paralegal/.


Capital University is committed to increasing the diversity of the Capital community and curriculum. This commitment includes Capital's dedication to the development of faculty and staff who are committed to inclusive practices in teaching, learning, working and all other campus and community interactions. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.


For more information on Capital University, visit our website at www.capital.edu.


Capital University is an equal opportunity employer, and supports a diverse and inclusive campus community. Capital University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion, sex, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by the law.

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