Job Details

Bilingual Children's Attorney

Company name

Catholic Legal Services, Archdiocese of Miami Inc.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Nov 12,2019

Valid Through

Feb 25,2020

Posted on

Jan 16,2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Miami, FL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
Immigration >> Immigration
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Profile

Bilingual Children’s Attorney
Duties: Provide legal representation to unaccompanied minors in immigration proceedings before EOIR Immigration Courts; appellate proceedings before the Board of Immigration Appeals; proceedings in family and dependency courts; proceedings before the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), including, among others, applications for asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJS) status, and/or T or U nonimmigrant status; and state court proceedings seeking orders necessary to support SIJ applications; Conduct legal screenings of unaccompanied minors to determine eligibility for legal relief; provide advice and counsel to unaccompanied minors; Manage heavy caseloads dealing with complex immigration issues; Provide mentorship and trainings in order to recruit and train pro bono attorneys; Comply with monthly reporting to funders and regular data management; Participate in meetings, calls and communications with stakeholders; and Engage in outreach and education in the area of immigrant rights.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Membership of the Florida Bar required for representation positions; Experience with immigration and/or family court; Experience working with children is preferred; Required to be fully bilingual (verbal and written) in English and Spanish; Must have excellent research and writing skills, communication skills, organizational skills, self-motivation, and an ability to work collaboratively with others; Must be adept at interacting with a wide variety of people and comfortable working in a busy, collegial work environment.

Additional info

Send a cover letter, resume, and 2 writing samples. Please include [ATTORNEY APPLICATION] in the subject line.

Company info

Kristie Anne Padron
Catholic Legal Services, Archdiocese of Miami Inc.
7101 Biscane Blvd
Miami, FL 33138

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