Visiting Professor & Interim Director, Domestic Violence Clinic

The University of Cincinnati College of Law invites applications for a Visiting Professor to serve as the Interim Director of its Domestic Violence Clinic and teach Family Law. The position is an 18-month, long-term contract position, with renewals for additional terms possible depending upon future funding. Since 2005, students in the Clinic have represented over 500 victims of domestic violence, stalking, sexual assault, and human trafficking in civil protection order hearings. The Clinic provides students training on practicing law and the art of trial advocacy in the context of domestic violence. Taken in the third year, the semester-long program includes extensive training and allows hands-on experience for our students in counseling and representing clients from the community. Students practice in the Hamilton County Domestic Relations Court and the Court of Common Pleas.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have a distinguished academic record, including a J.D. from an accredited law school, and must be licensed to practice law in Ohio (or have the ability to become promptly licensed).
  • Experience in public interest representation, including significant litigation experience, experience involving domestic violence and family law, and/or clinical teaching or supervisory experience is preferred.
  • A successful applicant should have excellent lawyering, communication (oral and written), and interpersonal skills.


Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience.


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