University of Alabama System Office
  • 16-Dec-2021 to 31-Jan-2022 (CST)
  • Birmingham, AL, USA
  • 86,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Benefits Eligible

The University of Alabama System is accepting applications for a Law Fellow based in Birmingham on the campus of The University of Alabama at Birmingham. This is a full-time, one-year term position to begin in the early fall of 2022.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience with legal research and analysis
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills


  • J.D. completed prior to June 2022
  • Strong academic record as an undergraduate and law student

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Review proposed contracts and advise on matters of contract administration
  • Review proposed and existing University policies and forms
  • Respond to subpoenas and other records or information requests
  • Update and maintain training materials
  • Assist University Counsel in projects or matters as needed
  • Review proposed legislation for potential impacts to the University
  • Perform timely and effective legal research and writing

This position is open to qualified third-year law students or recent law graduates or judicial clerks. Law Fellows receive a salary of $86,000.00, 15 days of paid all-purpose, non-redeemable leave, and selected benefits, including participation in the UA System medical, dental, and vision plans, life insurance, and the UA System 403(b) retirement plan (non-matching).

Applications must be submitted online at and shall include a letter of interest, resume, unofficial law school transcript and contact information for three references (name, address, email, telephone, and a brief description of your relationship with the reference).

The Office of Counsel is committed to promoting and supporting workplace diversity and to creating an environment that values and utilizes the contributions of people with different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. All qualified candidates, including those candidates from traditionally underrepresented minorities and backgrounds, are strongly encouraged to apply for this opportunity.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made.

The University of Alabama System is an equal opportunity employer (EOE), including an EOE of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Application Deadline: 11:59p CST January 31, 2022

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