Job Details

Bilingual Legal Advocate

Company name

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Salary

USD 43036

Location

Tacoma, WA

Date Last Verified

Feb 11,2018

Posted on

Feb 10,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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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

Additional info

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Company info

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

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