Job Details

Immigration Attorney

Company name

BakerRipley

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Nov 26,2019

Posted on

Aug 13,2019

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Immigration Attorney
The candidate will : Provide consultations and screen immigrants to ascertain immigration relief; Provide direct representation to community members seeking various forms of immigration relief; Participate in education and outreach to the immigrant community; Maintain program statistics, client databases and files, and provide reports as required; Work collaboratively with various cohorts and working groups; Engagement with stakeholders, including legal community, funders, and public officials; Supervise program interns (if applicable); Additional Responsibilities for Removal Defense Attorneys: Directly supervise legal assistant; Mentor a legal fellow (if applicable); Handle reasonable caseload providing direct representation to individuals in immigration removal proceedings eligible for immigration relief; Provide representation to individuals in other proceedings, such as federal courts and BIAMonitor detention conditions and/or access to counsel issues.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Law degree from an accredited law school. Should have 1+ year legal experience in immigration law. License to practice law in the United States. Personal dedication to furthering immigrant justice and rights; Ability to effectively advocate with various government agencies; Excellent communication and writing skills; and Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Proficient in Microsoft Word and Outlook; Ability to utilize case management software. Bilingual (Spanish/English) proficiency required (written, spoken, and comprehension).

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
BakerRipley
P.O. Box 271389
Houston, TX 77277

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