The Center for International Legal Studies, in cooperation with lawfaculties in Eastern Europe and the former republics of the Soviet Union, will offer short-term appointments to as many as 100 senior lawyers from Common Law countries in spring and autumn 2015.A “senior lawyer” has accumulated at least 15 years of significantpractice experience in the area in which he or she proposes to lecture. The term of teaching may be from two to six weeks and the length of appointment and dates of teaching are subject to negotiation between the appointee and the host university. The subject areas are not limited, but there is special interest in corporate and business law, intellectual property, litigation, arbitration, and criminal procedure.The purpose of the seminars will be to introduce particular areas ofCommon Law legal systems to the law students and the junior faculty of the host university. These faculty appointments are not remunerated, and the appointee is responsible for his or her travel. The host university will assist with lodging. A one-week orientation seminar in Salzburg, Austria, is mandatory prior to assumption of the appointment. Pre- appointment interviews are mandatory and will be conducted via Skype video conference.
Teaching appointments are made through CILS Benefactors, a 501(c)3corporation registered as a Coloradocharity. Thus, reasonable expenses associated with the assignmentare tax deductible. A one-weekorientation in Salzburg, Austria, ismandatory prior to taking up theteaching appointment. Cost oflodging, full board, and program is€2,050.
Center for International Legal StudiesVisiting Professorships for Senior Lawyers