Barton Child Law and Policy Center

Fellowships & Jobs

Emory University School of Law’s Clinical Program is excited to announce an opening for a post-graduate fellowship to begin on August 1, 2024.  This fellowship offer a unique opportunity to grow as effective lawyers and advocate, while developing clinical teaching skills.

2024-2026 Post-Graduate Child Law and Policy Fellow

Barton Child Law and Policy Center: The Barton Child Law and Policy Fellowship offers a unique opportunity for a recent law school graduate to gain experience in policy development, legislative advocacy, and clinical teaching in the field of child and family law with a specialized focus on child welfare and youth justice.  The fellowship is designed for an early-career lawyer who wants to advance their professional skills in an educational setting. The 2024-2026 Child Law and Policy Fellow will assist with research, policy development, capacity-building, community partnerships, teaching and supervision of clinical students, and advocacy in furtherance of the Barton Center’s mission.  The fellow will work closely with Barton Center faculty and staff, and will report directly to the Executive Director of the Barton Center. 

For more information and to apply, navigate to Emory University’s Careers link. Job number 124119.

For additional information, contact

Shree’ca Lott, Program Coordinator, at

The Barton Center offers a limited number of rotating, two-year fellowships to support the career launch of recent law graduates interested in pursuing specialization in the child advocacy field. All positions are currently filled, but new opportunities may be added as grant funds permit so interested applicants are encouraged to check back here for updates.

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