Lecturer of Legal Analysis Workshop, Spring 2020

Chapman University seeks applications for a Part-Time Lecturer of Legal Analysis Workshop for the Spring 2020 semester.

Chapman University, located in the heart of Orange County, California, offers traditional undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional and graduate programs. Ranked in the top tier of western universities by U.S. News and World Report, Chapman has gained national recognition with its commitment to excellence through research and innovative teaching.

The Dale E. Fowler School of Law offers a JD and LLM degrees, as well as JD/MBA with Argyros Business School and JD/MFA with the Dodge School. The Law School currently has 450 JD law students who attend classes in a modern 100,000 square foot state-of-the-art Kennedy Hall. Additional information can be found at https://www.chapman.edu/law/index.aspx.

JD degree from an ABA accredited law school and some experience in tutoring or teaching students skills related to writing in law school, writing for the Performance Tests, and/or analyzing issues and/or multiple choice questions covering the subjects identified below.

Successful candidates will teach one 3-unit section of Legal Analysis Workshop.

This course will focus on two skills. The first is the analysis and drafting of legal documents commonly prepared during the first few years of law practice, including memorandum, briefs, and declarations, separate statements in support of motions for summary judgment/adjudication, discovery plans, and written discovery. The analysis and drafting skill will include the identification of client issues and the use of case precedent to predict the outcome of client problems. The second skill is correctly analyzing problems in Constitutional Law, Contracts and Sales, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence, Federal Civil Procedure, Real Property, and Torts in the form of multiple-choice questions similar to those presented on the Multistate Bar Exam. Enrollment in this course is limited to third and fourth year students. The class will be capped at thirty (30) students.

Administration of the course will be supervised by Professor Mario Mainero, Executive Director of Bar Preparation and Academic Achievement.

Contact Information
Application review begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Submit cover letter and resume electronically to:

Marisa Cianciarulo, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, cianciar@chapman.edu.

Please use “Lecturer of Law – Legal Analysis Workshop” as the subject of the email. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate.



Marisa Cianciarulo, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Chapman University

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