Job Details

Immigration Attorney

Company name

Legal Aid Society of Orange County

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Salary

USD 50537

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Santa Ana, CA

Date Last Verified

Apr 19,2018

Posted on

Mar 15,2018
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Immigration Attorney Candidate will be providing immigration and family services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other victims of violence. Work both in Orange County and our Southeast offices; Provide direct legal services to victims of domestic violence, trafficking and other serious crimes in both family law and immigration matters; Develop appropriate outreach materials and disseminate information about rights and benefits available to the immigrant community, including victims of domestic violence, trafficking and other serious crimes; Identify significant legal needs and issues for survivors of domestic violence in the areas of immigration and family law and develop plans, including litigation and policy to address those needs; Outreach to immigrant communities where homeless and survivors of domestic violence are found; Conduct trainings and outreach to community based organizations and community groups; Develop and coordinate legal clinics with volunteers and other community collaboratives; Coordinate with other assistance organizations in the area by providing referrals and implementing partner meetings to assure appropriate and efficient coverage of services; Ensure grant deliverables are met under various funding grants and to prepare all necessary narratives and reports for grant funding; and In conjunction with the Directing Attorney, recruit, train, and supervise volunteer attorneys and law students.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Active membership in the California State Bar; Administrative experience in immigration matters before USCIS and EOIR; Litigation experience in State or Federal Court and preferably in family law and immigration proceedings; knowledge of domestic violence related family and immigration law preferred; Ability to deal with people empathetically and effectively; Demonstrated commitment to serving low income and the most vulnerable immigrant communities and survivors of domestic violence; Ability to meet grant deliverables and to prepare grant reports; Flexibility to work evenings and weekends to attend community events, outreach and engagement, hold and assist with legal clinics; Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Additional info

Send resume and cover letter.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid Society of Orange County
902 North Main Street
Santa Ana, CA 92701

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