Staff Attorney

  • Company:
    Immigrant Defenders Law Center
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    11 hours ago
  • Category:
    Legal

Description

In order to increase access to justice for people facing immigration court, ImmDef is currently hiring additional legal and administrative (ImmDef) is a next-generation, social justice law firm that provides high-quality representation and legal services to immigrants in Southern California. ImmDef was founded with the belief that no immigrant should be forced to go into court alone and our universal representation programs for children and adults are a first step towards that goal. Learn more about us , administrative assistants and case managers. This is a rewarding and exciting position where the successful applicant will be engaged in cutting edge immigration , but are not limited to, the following:Provide creative representation to immigrants before the Immigration Courts, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, and CA state court proceedings related to a client’s removal case;Stay up to date on rapidly changing immigration laws and policies;Comply with data and program reporting ;Active California State Bar License or licensure from another state and, if required, willingness to “waive into” the CA Bar via the Multi-Jurisdictional Practice Program;Spanish language proficiency;Strong case management, legal research, and legal writing skills;Willingness to zealously pursue new and untested legal theories;Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work under pressure;Passion for social justice for :Experience in public interest, litigation or immigration is a plus, but not required as we are willing to train the right person for the job;An interest in working with marginalized populations and survivors of trauma;Prior work experience (legal or otherwise) in a fast-paced, dynamic work