Are you a lawyer interested in dealing with emerging legal issues relating to the intersection of law, journalism, and new media on the Internet?
The Citizen Media Law Project is looking to hire an Assistant Project Director commencing in the summer or fall of 2007 to assist with the work of the CMLP. The position requires a Juris Doctor degree with admission to at least one state bar; 1-5 years legal-practice experience with media, First Amendment, Internet, or intellectual property law; and litigation or transactional/licensing experience. Previous experience in a clinical legal setting or the direct supervision and mentoring of young attorneys or students is advantageous. Superior writing and verbal skills, sound judgment, exceptional ethical standards, and interpersonal communication skills are essential.
The CMLP is seeking candidates who are energetic and passionate about journalism, citizen-generated media, online speech, intellectual property, or cyberlaw. The position is well suited for experienced media, Internet, or IP law practitioners who are considering transitioning from practice to an academic or other career.
Our offices are located at Harvard Law School's Berkman Center for Internet & Society, so you must be willing to work in Cambridge, MA.