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Center for Access to Justice & Technology

Week of July1st, 2007

Chicago-Kent College of Law established the Center for Access to Justice & Technology (CAJT) to make justice more accessible to the public by promoting the use of the Internet in the teaching, practice, and public access to the law.

CAJT Year-End Appreciation Event

  • The Center for Access to Justice & Technology will host an end-of-the-academic-year party Tuesday, May 1st from noon to 1:00pm in room 590.

  • Please join us as we show appreciation for our dedicated volunteers, recognize a few individuals for past accomplishments and announce future leadership positions.

  • Pizza and drinks will be served.

Employment Opportunities

  • Manager Center for Access to Justice & Technology

    • Basic Functions:
      Planning, implementation and management of the various projects of the Center for Access to Justice & Technology

    • Representative Duties Include:
      Responsibility for planning, implementing and managing work related to:
      Administration of the Public Interest Law Certificate Program;
      Supervision of the Self-Help Web Center at the Daley Center;
      Maintenance and support of the A2J Student Editorial Board;
      Research and development of new initiatives, including related grant writing duties;
      Financial planning and administration of grant- and contract-funded initiatives; and,
      Production and maintenance of print and online publicity materials.

    • Report to:
      Associate Vice President for Law, Business and Technology

    • Qualifications and Essential Skills:
      This position requires the ability to:
      Take direction and work independently;
      Set priorities, exercise judgment and keep track of workload;
      Supervise law student associates and staff;
      Maintain and build relationships with professionals, including: law school faculty, practicing attorneys, project contributors, court personnel and students.

    Excellent oral and written communications skills are a must. Prior project management, software development, financial account management and familiarization with web technologies and techniques are extremely helpful.

    This three-quarter time position is benefits-eligible, including tuition remission.

    Interested parties should send resumes and coverletters to: cajt@kentlaw.edu.

Public Interest Certificate Program

  • Chicago-Kent's new Public Interest Certificate Program is currently accepting letters of intent for the certificate program. The Certificate requires 12 credit hours for completion, including Public Interest Law and Policy and the public interest section of Legal Writing IV. Letter of intent forms are available here

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  • Interested students should enroll in the fall 2007 section of Public Interest Law & Policy. This course is only offered in the fall and is required for the Certificate.

Self-Help Web Center (SHWC)

Volunteer Opportunity: SHWC is currently seeking volunteer web facilitators for the Self-Help Web Desk at the Daley Center. Volunteers at the web desk gain real-world experience by helping self-represented and under-represented litigants access legal information through the internet. To become an SHWC volunteer or to learn more about this program contact Michael Hoffman; mhoffman1@kentlaw.edu

More Information

For more information about any of our projects or positions please email: cajt@kentlaw.edu, or visit www.kentlaw.edu/cajt.

 

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