Employment Opportunity


Senior Attorney/Clinical Supervisor

The Family and Youth Law Center at Capital University Law School works within child welfare, adoption, and juvenile justice systems to support positive outcomes for children, youth, and families. Under the supervision of the Center’s executive director, the senior attorney/clinical supervisor is primarily responsible for oversight of the Family and Youth Advocacy Center (FYAC), a legal clinic for underserved youth and families.

Primary roles and responsibilities:

• Oversees all FYAC clinical operations, including providing legal representation; reviewing case plans and progress; develop s and provides oversight of clinical practice, policies and procedures; supervises the work of students, clinical attorneys and other clinical staff; and keeping FY AC course content current.
• Serve s as member of FYLaw’s Restorative Justice project team, including participating in volunteer training as needed and providing technical assistance to Restorative Justice Circles.
• Oversees aspects of the planning and implementation of the national Moot Court Competition in Adoption and Child Welfare Law.
• Provides research, legal analysis, and project management in relation to specified Center initiatives.
• Assists executive director with aspects of Center oversight, including project staffing and management.


•Juris Doctor degree ( JD ) is required.
• License to practice law in the state of Ohio is required.
• A minimum of five years practice experience, preferably representation of clients in child welfare, juvenile justice, or similar proceedings.
• Substantial knowledge of child welfare and juvenile justice systems.
• A sincere dedication to furthering the interests of children and families.
• Excellent skills in Microsoft Word; solid experience with Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
• Excellent oral and written communications skills.
• Strong research and writing skills.
• Ability to manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines.
• Ability to work closely and professionally with others as part of a team.

Capital University offers a competitive salary and a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, family education benefits, long -term disability, life insurance and free parking.

This is a grant -funded position and is contingent upon available funding. This is an essential position and may be required to work during school closings and University holidays

Please send resume, cover letter, and three letters of reference electronically to : hr@law.capital.edu Applications will be accepted until September 22, 2017.

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.