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Immigration Attorney in Washington, DC

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Company name

Tahirih Justice Center

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area


Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Feb 18,2018

Posted on

Feb 16,2018

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Executive Director Duties: Serve as the primary leader and manager for the Greater DC Office (which includes 12 staff members). Develop, implement, and execute strategic goals, objectives, policies, and processes for the provision of immigration, family law, and social services in collaboration and coordination with the Chief of Programs and the National Director of Legal and Social Services. Ensure high quality legal representation of and social service case management for clients by the Center. Grow a local network of pro bono attorneys, building on already established partnerships, to support legal representation. Function as the primary liaison to the National Management Team based in Falls Church, VA. Engage in public speaking, training, and outreach. Support full-cycle fundraising and development to include: Identifying and researching potential donors and grantors; Collaborating with staff in the National Office including the Chief Development and Marketing Officer, Communications team, and Grants Manager to write and submit proposals, letters of intent, case statements, and acknowledgement letters; Hosting and attending networking and fundraising events to support Greater DC operations.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Active Bar membership; 10 years of immigration and/or family services law experience; An engaging communicator that can effectively and independently communicate with diverse audiences and network collaboratively among a variety of stakeholder groups. Demonstrated fundraising experience. Flexibility to meet leadership and management responsibilities outside of standard office hours. Experience supporting female survivors of trauma and those from diverse cultural backgrounds.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Tahirih Justice Center
201 N Charles St.
Suite 920
Baltimore, MD 21201