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Immigration Attorney / Litigation - Employment Attorney in Rochester, NY

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Company name

Worker Justice Center

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Immigration
Litigation - General/Commercial
Litigation - Labor & Employment

Years of Experience

1-3 yrs required

Location

Rochester, NY

Date Last Verified

Feb 16,2018

Posted on

Nov 14,2017

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Staff Attorney The candidate will maintain an active litigation docket focused on labor and employment claims on behalf of low-wage workers before federal and state courts and administrative agencies. Engage in all duties related to the litigation of labor and employment law, specifically wage and hour, discrimination, civil trafficking, and agricultural and migrant worker claims. Review intakes on worker rights matters, make determinations on available remedies and address follow-up services including but not limited to advice and counsel, brief services, and litigation. On occasion, staff attorneys may be asked to perform off-site intake and/or work outside of regular business hours. Develop effective impact strategies to address workplace exploitation. Maintain contact and collaboration with relevant community organizations, government agencies and bar associations that may be of assistance in serving clients or reaching organizational goals. Advise staff on legal, policy or legislative matters as needed. J.D. and admission to practice in the state, or ability to gain admission within a reasonable time frame required. 1-3 years of relevant civil litigation experience and a demonstrated commitment to workers’ rights, immigrant rights, or other relevant social justice required. Strong legal writing, research, and verbal and written communication skills required. Written and verbal Spanish fluency is preferred. Experience with immigrant and/or low-wage workers and an ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the cultural and ethnic diversity of the organization’s service population required.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Worker Justice Center
1187 Culver Road
Rochester, NY 14609