Visiting Full-Time Assistant Professor of Law

University of La Verne

Job Description

Embark on an exciting journey with the University of La Verne, where your career aspirations come to life in a vibrant and welcoming environment. Established in 1891, our diverse and inclusive community is more than just a university—it’s a home for passionate individuals like you.
At the University of La Verne, we embody four core values that set us apart—Ethical Reasoning, Diversity and Inclusivity, Lifelong Learning, and Civic and Community Engagement. If you’re fueled by these principles and are eager to make a meaningful impact, your journey begins here.

With a rich history spanning 132 years, the University of La Verne boasts a global Leo Family of 89,000+ accomplished alumni. As the #1 private university in California for social mobility according to U.S. News and World Report 2024, and recently recognized as the 33rd Best U.S. College by the Wall Street Journal 2024, we take pride in our commitment to excellence in education.
Join us in shaping the future, where your passion meets purpose. Come be part of something extraordinary and apply today!

Diversity Statement
The University supports a diverse and inclusive environment where students recognize and benefit from the life experiences and viewpoints of other students, faculty, and staff. Diversity is an active and intentional practice that supports difference and multiplicity to expand knowledge, educate capable citizens, develop the whole person, and serve our local and global communities. Promoting and sustaining diversity is a commitment to educational quality and the creation of positive, respectful learning communities.

Job Description Summary
This position is responsible for teaching and assessing law students in a subject matter of law in which he or she has significant professional experience. The College of Law has needs in all subject matter areas, including the foundational subject matter courses of Contracts, Civil Procedure, Torts, Property, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Writing, Evidence, Trial Advocacy, Business Organizations, Sales, Criminal Procedure, First Amendment, Professional Responsibility, Wills & Trusts, Intellectual Property, Real Estate Law, Products Liability, Administrative Law, Municipality Law, Mediation, Negotiations, Bar Support clases, and Summer Bar Support. The College of Law will also consider other elective subject matter proficiencies that may be of interest to students.


Instruct and assess students with respect to their study and learning in the particular subject matter course.
Counsel students and be available at times and through means that are reasonably assessable and convenient to students.
Teach both in traditional physical classroom spaces as well as in virtual classroom spaces.
Write, administer, assess and grade students in accordance with the College of Law’s academic requirements and standards.
Stay current in and continually strive to improve their teaching skills and expertise in the subjects that they teach.
Stay informed of changes in the law and include in their courses a discussion of recent significant statutory changes and case law developments.

Minimum Qualifications
Must be either admitted to the practice of law in a jurisdiction in the United States, be a judge of a United States court or a court of record in any jurisdiction of the United States, or be a graduate of a law school approved by the American Bar Association or accredited by the Committee.

Ability and willingness to learn University policies and procedures and implement and enforce those policies when chaperoning tournaments

Preferred Qualifications

Benefits Summary
Salary will be commensurate with experience and internal equity. Benefits include a comprehensive health and wellness plan, tuition remission program for employee, spouse, and dependent children, a generous contribution to the University’s 403B retirement plan, and a generous time off plan.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion and clearance of a background check and employment verification.

Ontario CA, College of Law


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