Job Details

Managing Attorney Of Immigration Services

Company name

Pars Equality Center

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Oct 15,2019

Valid Through

Jan 28,2020

Posted on

Sep 05,2019

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Managing Attorney Of Immigration Services
The candidate will be in charge of streamlining the Immigration Legal Department and maintaining a client caseload while assisting in building and managing the growing needs of this department. Provide legal consultation, case preparation and full representation to low income clients filing immigration applications, including family-based and humanitarian immigration petitions, waivers, U Visas, VAWA, naturalization, consular processing and adjustments of status. Knowledge and readiness to handle removal cases and knowledge of employment immigration necessary to meet the community’s needs. Responsible to plan and conduct workshops, clinics, outreach activities and information sessions for immigrants and social service agencies serving immigrants. Outreach requires occasional evening and weekend events. Responsible for reporting to grantors on deliverables, maintaining grants and grant deliverables and ensuring compliance with all current and future immigration program grants. Train and help supervise administrative support staff, legal interns and other volunteers. Comply with Pars Equality Center’s policies, procedures, protocols, and best practices for non-profit immigration law practice, including legal ramifications, fee collection, maintenance of client files and data for reporting requirements. Assess fees for services, sign contracts with clients, work with administrative staff to ensure fees are collected and applications are filed in a timely manner. Participate in meetings and events, community building events, and collaborative events in order to enhance community leadership. Perform all other duties as needed and/or as directed by supervisor. Must have J.D. From ABA certified law school. A current Bar Membership in good standing. Should have 4+ years of experience in immigration law, 1 year removal defense and well versed in employment immigration matters. Advanced legal research and writing skills required. Outstanding public speaking skills in English and preferably Persian, with ability to conduct outreach and education events to large groups and be interviewed on television, radio, and taped video. Must have familiarity with the region and knowledge of local resources, public systems. Multi-lingual, presentation, oral, and written fluency in Farsi/Persian & English with Spanish a considerable plus.

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Pars Equality Center
P.O. Box 1383
Menlo Park, CA 94026

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