Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

May 14, 2020

Valid Through

Aug 27, 2020

Posted on

Jul 30, 2019

Salary

USD 61000 Annually

Location

Phoenix, AZ, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
Immigration >> Immigration
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Staff Attorney
The candidate will have extensive client contact with youth, including indigenous youth and youth have suffered abuse, abandonment, neglect or other emotional and physical trauma. Will requires significant time in state court and in immigration court. Also provides the opportunity to participate in outreach activities and collaborative projects within a national network of legal service providers for unaccompanied immigrant children. Fluency or advanced proficiency in Spanish is required. 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). Must have demonstrated a strong commitment to immigration issues. Must enjoy working in a collaborative, innovative, and client centered work environment, and must be flexible and a team player. Experience with immigration law, family law, working with teenagers, and/or survivors of trauma is a plus. Exhibits high ethical standards and the ability to maintain confidentiality. Proven computer skills. Must be able to pass federal and state background checks. Ability to travel regularly, especially between offices and secondary work locations.

Additional info

Submit 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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