Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Valid Through

Aug 29,2019

Posted on

May 16,2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Phoenix, AZ, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Staff Attorney
Duties: Work on a team to provide unaccompanied children “Know Your Rights” presentations at shelters, individual intakes, pre-court counseling sessions, and representation in front of the immigration court, family court, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Extensive client contact with youth, including indigenous youth and youth who have suffered abuse, abandonment, neglect or other emotional and physical trauma. It requires significant time in state court and in immigration court. Provides the opportunity to participate in outreach activities and collaborative projects within a national network of legal service providers for unaccompanied immigrant children.

Qualification and Experience

REQUIREMENTS: Must be licensed to practice law in Arizona (or willing to take Arizona bar exam), or eligible to waive into practice in Arizona (have two years of good standing in another state bar or have received a score of 273 or greater on the Universal Bar Exam). Experience with immigration law, family law, working with teenagers, and/or survivors of trauma is a plus. Fluency or advanced proficiency in Spanish is required.

Additional info

Send a letter of interest, resume, writing sample, and 3 professional references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project
2901 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85012

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