Legal Service Advisor II - 67592-1A

Updated: Apr 12, 2024
Location: Irvine-Campus
Job Type:
Department: Law/Instructional Support

Job Opening ID: 67592
Reports To: Co-Associate Dean for Experiential Education
Working Title: LEGAL SVC ADVISOR 2
Department: Law/Instructional Support
Bargaining Unit: 99
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Payroll Job Code: 007206
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 50%
Work Schedule: To Be Determined
Employee Class: Limited 


Position Summary:
The UCI Law Clinics are part of the UCI Law experiential learning program. We offer a total of ten core clinical courses as a part of the graduation requirements for law students, including the Civil Rights Litigation Clinic, the Community and Economic Development Clinic, the Criminal Justice Clinic, the Domestic Violence Clinic, the Environmental Law Clinic, the Immigrant Rights Clinic, the Intellectual Property, Arts & Technology Clinic, the International Justice Clinic, and the Worker, Law, & Organizing Clinic. Although each of these clinics has its own faculty director, they function as one law firm. Operating as one firm, the clinics share staff, computing and IT services, a suite of offices, and a common work area on the third floor of the MPAA building. The Clinic Summer Attorneys will provide legal support for ongoing clinical matters/cases on a part-time basis during the summer months alongside student interns and clinic directors.


Applies professional concepts to provide a variety of pro bono legal services to community members and organizations. Requires broad knowledge of relevant legal disciplines, including, possibly, civil litigation, immigration, worker’s rights, corporations, criminal defense, family/domestic violence, environmental, housing, international, IP/fair use, and other potential areas of law. Regularly works on issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Exercises judgment and independence in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Works on highly confidential and sensitive matters. Clinic Summer Attorneys will provide legal services to clinic clients for ongoing clinical matters/cases during summer months (5/9/2024 to 8/21/2024). Additional responsibilities may include: • Conducting legal research and analysis for clinic cases; • Participating in litigation and making court appearances; • Filing of pleadings and briefs; • Leading and conducting discovery, and other fact finding; • Drafting policy advocacy materials; and • Meeting or speaking with clinic clients, potential clients, and partner organizations.

Total Compensation:

In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our compensation practices and benefits.

The expected pay range for this recruitment is $61,100.00 - $72,500.00 (Annual Salary). The Full Salary Range for the salary grade this position is assigned to is $61,100.00 - $107,100.00 (Annual Salary).

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  • At least 1 -3 years of relevant experience. 
  • Spanish language proficiency preferred for work with some clinics.
  • JD or other law degree from a State Bar-accredited or American Bar Association-approved law school
  • Ability to interpret a moderate variety of policies, laws and legal precedents and apply to each individual situation. Demonstrated ability to work autonomously. 
  • Effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Moderate skills associated with conducting complex legal analysis, problem-solving and critical-thinking. 
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative manner with diverse client group. 
  • Solid knowledge with computer applications, document sharing technology and research tools. Moderate skill in using Lexis, Nexus, Westlaw and / or other electronic legal databases, law library, people-search databases, standard office software. 
  • Writing moderately complex documents including editing and proofreading documents with close attention to details.
  • Must be a member in good standing of a state bar. Membership in the State Bar of California may be required for work with some clinics

Conditions of Employment:

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment

The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page -

Closing Statement:

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or [email protected]

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