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ProfileImmigration – Supervising Attorney The candidate will supervise a team of four to six immigration staff attorneys as well as manage a caseload and counsel and represent individuals in Immigration Court, before the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, and in Family Court in guardianship and custody hearings. The supervising attorney will also help to staff special outreach events and community-based legal clinics in Brooklyn and Queens. Will report to the Managing Attorney of the immigration department. Will supervise 4-6 immigration staff attorneys, including bi-weekly case review meetings and intake review meetings. Will train immigration staff attorneys and assist with their professional development. Will provide representation and legal advice to clients in removal proceedings. Will represent immigration clients on a variety of immigration issues in front of USCIS and Family Court. Will track client cases and progress of applications. Will report on outcomes and demographic information for grants; and assist in outreach and educational events.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate must have admission to the New York State Bar. Must have 5-7 years of previous experience practicing in Immigration Law. Should have demonstrated commitment to public interest work. Should have excellent written, oral and analytical skills. Must have fluency in Spanish language. Must have excellent organizational skills. Should have basic computer skills; and should have demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independent.
Catholic Migration Services
Brooklyn, NY 11219