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Staff Attorney

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Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Salary

$49,289-$51,755

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Seattle, WA

Date Last Verified

Aug 14,2017

Posted on

Aug 12,2017
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Staff Attorney Duties: Work with individuals in removal proceedings. Will provide direct representation in removal proceedings, including representation at the Immigration Courts, the Board of Immigration Appeals and the Circuit court of appeals. Will be managing a high-volume workload with complex legal issues in immigration and criminal law. Provide direct representation to clients in removal proceedings before the Immigration Court, on appeal to the Board of Immigration Court or before the federal courts, and before the Department of Homeland Security; Perform related administrative tasks; Maintain a working knowledge of significant policies, laws and trends in immigration law, particularly as it impacts low-income immigrants and refugees and those impacted by the criminal justice system; Engage in outreach and education in the area of immigrant rights; Participate in development efforts; and Perform other tasks as assigned by supervisory staff.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Law degree; Admission to the bar of any state in the U.S. (or having sat for July 2017 Bar exam); Demonstrated commitment to immigrant rights; Excellent written and oral communication skills; Commitment to working in a diverse working environment; Bilingual; Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently; and Proficiency in use of MS Word, MS Access, and MS Excel.

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