University of Georgia School of Law – Clinical Legal Fellow Position – Wilbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation (CEASE) Clinic

The University of Georgia School of Law Wilbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation (CEASE) Clinic is seeking a Clinical Legal Fellow beginning in December 2021.

The CEASE Clinic provides legal representation to survivors of child sexual abuse, exploitation, and trafficking in a variety of civil legal proceedings, including civil lawsuits, juvenile dependency proceedings, and post-conviction relief matters. Under the supervision of the Clinic Director, the Fellow will provide direct representation to survivors, assist in clinic community outreach and education efforts, engage in research and legal writing on behalf of the clinic, assist with curriculum development, and help supervise student clinic work. The individual selected for the position will receive mentorship in teaching, scholarship, and legal practice, and will have an opportunity to work with other faculty affiliated with CEASE.

The Fellow position is a one-year appointment. Candidates must have a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school and be licensed to practice law in the State of Georgia.

This position will serve in a support role for both the Director and Staff Attorney of CEASE. Strong organizational and time management skills are expected, including ability to manage multiple tasks, work independently, and seek guidance when appropriate. Candidates should have strong advocacy skills, excellent writing skills, and experience working with diverse and vulnerable clients.

Salary is commensurate with experience. A background check is required for this position.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (

All applicants must apply via the University of Georgia’s Human Resources website at

Application required documents include:

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. List of References with Contact Information