Job Details

Immigration Staff Attorney

Company name

Prisoners' Legal Services of New York

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Dec 06,2018

Posted on

Dec 05,2018

Location

Albany, NY
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Immigration Staff Attorney
The candidate will be responsible to provide free legal representation to male and female New York State prisoners in removal proceedings in the Institutional Hearing Program (IHP), and to women in immigration detention at the Albany County Jail, whose cases are calendared at the Batavia Immigration Court in Batavia, New York. Work in a non-profit legal services organization providing civil legal services to indigent inmates in New York State correctional facilities in cases where no other counsel is available.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have strong research, writing, and oral advocacy skills. Ability to work in a collaborative and dynamic team environment is necessary. Excellent organizational skills are must. A commitment to serving indigent clients convicted of crimes is required. Must be clinical or professional background in immigration and / or criminal law is preferred. Fluency in Spanish is preferred.

Company info

Patricia Kane
Hiring Coordinator
Prisoners' Legal Services of New York
301 South Allen Street
Albany, NY 12268