The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law is a leader in legal education, located in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village. The law school is renowned for its program in intellectual property, which includes the FAME Center for Fashion, Arts, Media and Entertainment Law. Cardozo Law has a long tradition of public advocacy and is the birthplace of the Innocence Project and the home of our Center for Rights and Justice. Cardozo offers a world-class faculty and encourages creative thinking and innovation in the legal profession. Cardozo provides students with a strong foundation in legal theory combined with practical hands-on experience in a variety of areas including criminal law, civil rights law, and business law. The school prides itself on creating a vibrant and warm community for faculty, staff and students.
A division of Yeshiva University, Cardozo Law School offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans. The law school is a secular institution within a religious university and welcomes people of all religions, ethnic backgrounds, races and sexual identities.
The Coordinator will act as the administrator for all of Cardozo’s in-house civil and criminal clinics. The person in this position will provide general administrative assistance to Cardozo’s in-house civil and criminal advocacy clinics including: Bet Tzedek Civil Litigation Clinic, Civil Rights Clinic, Criminal Appeals Clinic, Criminal Defense Clinic, Immigration Justice Clinic, Indie Film Clinic, Securities Arbitration Clinic, Tech Startup Clinic, and the Human Rights and Atrocity Prevention Clinic (computer network and electronic case management system support, only). These nine clinics have 15 faculty members and approximately 120 students over the course of each year. Because of the significant volume of administrative support needed for the proper functioning of this moderately sized law office, the person in this position shares some administrative responsibilities with the administrator of our externship and field clinic programs.
Responsibilities will include administration of the clinical program’s case management system for Cardozo’s law school-based civil and criminal clinics, as well as paralegal responsibilities. The coordinator will interface with the Director of Clinical Legal Education, office staff in the clinical programs, all clinical faculty members and students, administrative personnel throughout the law school, YU’s IT department, and will also interface with University administrative staff and staff of entities providing office-related services and supplies to the law school.
Case Management / Systems Support
Office Administration Responsibilities
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