Instructor, Trail Advocacy Program, School of Law

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
14 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
12 May 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Description

Boston University School of Law is hiring a part-time instructor to teach in the Law School’s Trial Advocacy Program. The instructor will teach the fall 2018 one-semester three-credit course.

This course introduces the student to the structure of the trial process and the skills used by trial lawyers. The topics covered range from opening statements to closing arguments, including conducting direct and cross examination of witnesses, making and meeting objections, introducing documents and discovery into evidence, and using hypothetical questions with expert witnesses. Students must perform simulated exercises and will try one or more civil or criminal cases before a jury.

Required Skills

The ideal candidate for this position will be a Massachusetts-based judge or trial attorney with law school teaching experience.  

DO NOT submit your application through the BU website.

To apply, please send a Cover Letter and CV to the Associate Dean for Experiential Education via email at:

Boston University School of Law is committed to faculty diversity and welcomes expressions of interest from diverse applicants.  

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type