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Staff Attorney

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Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Phoenix, AZ

Date Last Verified

Oct 11,2017

Posted on

Mar 03,2017
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
Immigration >> Immigration
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Staff Attorney The candidate will work on a team to provide unaccompanied children “Know Your Rights” presentations at shelters, individual intakes, pre-court counseling sessions, and representation in front of the immigration court, family court, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The position includes extensive client contact with youth, including indigenous youth and youth who have suffered abuse, abandonment, neglect or other emotional and physical trauma. Fluency or advanced proficiency in Spanish is required. Must be licensed to practice law in Arizona (or willing to take Arizona bar exam), or eligible to waive into practice in Arizona (have two years of good standing in another state bar or have received a score of 273 or greater on the Universal Bar Exam). Experience with immigration law, family law, working with teenagers, and/or survivors of trauma is a plus. Must have reliable transportation.

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