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Litigation - General Attorney in Tacoma, WA

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Company name

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial


Tacoma, WA

Date Last Verified

Feb 11,2018

Posted on

Feb 10,2018

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Bilingual Legal Advocate Duties: Support attorneys in the direct representation of clients in removal proceedings; Conduct individual case assessments, including meeting with people detained at the Northwest Detention Center; Develop and maintain data and information regarding the services provided at the Center, including the preparation of monthly status reports; Perform administrative tasks; Maintain a working knowledge of significant policies, laws and trends in immigration law, particularly as it impacts low-income immigrants and those impacted by the criminal justice system; and Perform other tasks as assigned by supervisory staff.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently; Excellent written and oral communication skills; Commitment to advancing and defending the legal rights of low income immigrants; Must be fluent in Spanish and English; Commitment to working in a diverse and challenging working environment; Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently; and Proficiency in use of MS Word, MS Excel and MS Access.
Deadline: February 25, 2018

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Hiring Coordinator
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project.
402 Tacoma Avenue South
Suite 300
Tacoma, WA 98402