Legal Fellow

Full-time 29 views 2 applications
Company Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles Location Compton, CA, United States

Public Interest


23 to 26


Apr 26, 2022

Aug 09, 2022

Oct 13, 2021


Legal Fellow
Duties: Manage and maintain Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Naturalization
caseload including legal research and client assistance. Assist clients in their immigration case from intake to adjudication under attorney supervision. Assist the Attorney(s) in screening potential non-citizens for all potential immigration relief. Assist the Attorney(s) on the daily delivery of legal services and case management. Assist in preparing for clinics and Triage as scheduled on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Attend legal context training to become familiar with the legal services the organization provides. Prepare for DOJ accreditation. Collect client data for grant reporting purposes. Provide overall office support, as requested by Attorney(s). Perform other duties and responsibilities as necessary.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or related field experience. A high level of integrity and the ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to have positive working relationships with staff, members, and allies. Ability to work effectively under pressure with last-minute deadlines. Ability to work in a team as well as lead a team. Demonstrated commitment to public service. General knowledge of immigration law. Highly self-motivated, creative, takes initiative, ability to learn quickly, flexible, and able to work as part of an interdisciplinary team of advocates. Must be flexible to work early morning, evenings and Saturdays during clinical/consultations times as needed. Must be able to work efficiently and manage multiple projects at once, which may be at different stages of design and execution. Spanish fluency is required as the job requires extensive legal counseling and representation in the Spanish language. Strong commitment to CHIRLA’s mission of empowering low-income community groups. Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to successfully relate to community residents. Support CHIRLA’s fundraising goals including annual fundraising drive and GALA activities.

Min Salary/Max Salary
USD 23 to 26 Hourly

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles
700 N Bullis Rd
Compton, CA 90221

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