Job Details

Law Clerk **

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

Jan 17, 2022

Valid Through

May 02, 2022

Posted on

Sep 18, 2021

Salary

USD 60000 Annually

Location

San Juan Capistrano, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Law Clerk
The candidate reports to: Managing Attorney. Will assist Managing Attorney in providing affirmative immigration services, prepare in the representation of clients in affirmative and in deportation proceedings, and pursue community-based systemic reform and advocacy aimed at reforming unforgiving federal immigration laws. Assist the Managing Attorney in screening potential non-citizens for all potential and available immigration benefits, including citizenship, adjustment of status, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, and remedies for victims of trafficking and victims of crime. Assist with immigration clinics as needed including evenings and weekends. Collect client data for grant reporting purposes. Provide overall office support and calendar meetings. Assist with development of systems and procedures help to more efficiently manage case load. Assist Interim Associate Director of Legal Services in contract implementation and oversee contract amendments of state-wide programs and public funding. Track progress towards contract deliverables to ensure compliance and timely completion. Maintain up-to-date calendar of submission and reporting deadlines jointly with Development Liaison. Assist with members of the organization and leadership staff to gather necessary information for reporting. Manage the preparation for monitoring visits and audits requested by federal program reps. Complete on-going compliance audits of program attendance, agenda items and files, and maintain documentation of audit outcomes. Maintain and organize all reports, audits and survey documentation. Perform other duties as identified in order to meet department goals. Assist in tracking all grant activities, and completes the grant administration reporting required for all institutional awards. Assist with project closures and reviews completed activities to confirm that all deliverables are received and all financial transactions are recorded. Manage and monitor status including follow-up with program staff to review outstanding deliverables to receive financial and/or technical reports. Juris Doctorate (JD) required. Must have general knowledge of immigration law. Prior experience filling out USCIS forms and applications is required. Prior experience setting up tracking and reporting systems for grants and government contracts is needed. Spanish fluency is required as the job requires extensive legal counseling and representation in the Spanish language.

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Company info

Sandy Benitez
Managing Attorney
Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles
2533 W. Third Street
Suite 101
Los Angeles, CA 90057

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