Climenko Fellowship


Harvard Law School will start accepting applications on September 1, 2021 for appointments as Climenko Fellows for the 2022-24 term in its First-Year Legal Research and Writing Program. Climenko Fellows are promising legal scholars with high academic achievements and a strong interest in teaching. The Fellows will teach the Program and devote themselves to scholarship in preparation for entry into the teaching market.  Learn more about the application process.


Current Climenko Fellows

Meet the current Climenko Fellows. They have varied backgrounds and legal writing and research interests.

Read about Climenko Fellows

How to Apply

Prospective Climenko Fellows require a J.D. degree and a superior academic record. To apply, submit a cover letter, your resume and law school transcript, two or three letters of recommendation, and one scholarly writing sample.

Details on Fellowship application

In Memoriam Anne Fleming ’05, Legal Historian, Past Climenko Fellow

In Memoriam Anne Fleming ’05, Legal Historian, Past Climenko Fellow

We remember Anne Fleming, who passed away on August 26.  Anne was a brilliant legal historian, a beloved teacher, and a cherished colleague and friend.

The Climenko Program sends condolences to those of you lucky enough to have known her.

Read more about Anne’s extraordinary work and some remembrances of her colleagues in the Harvard Law Today.

We will carry her memory with us always.

Credit: Georgetown Law