Job Details

Attorney Supporting Families Workgroup Torture Survivors Project

Company name

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Valid Through

Nov 26,2019

Posted on

Aug 13,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 56000 to 69314 Annually

Years of Experience

4-5 yrs required


Los Angeles, CA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
  Employer Sponsored Job (Free to apply to)
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Attorney – Supporting Families Workgroup Torture Survivors Project
The candidate will provide direct legal services to victims of torture. Develop appropriate outreach materials and disseminate information about rights and benefits available to victims of torture. Identify significant legal needs and issues for survivors of torture in the areas of immigration and develop plans, including litigation and policy to address those needs. Outreach to immigrant communities where survivors of torture are found. Conduct trainings and outreach to community based organizations and community groups. In conjunction with the Managing Attorney, Supervising Attorney and the Pro Bono Director, recruit, train, and supervise volunteer attorneys and law students; Other duties as assigned by the Managing Attorney.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have an active membership in the California State Bar. Minimum of 4-5 years’ experience preferred. Administrative experience in immigration matters before USCIS and EOIR. Experience representing clients in removal proceedings. Demonstrated knowledge of immigration law. Ability to deal with people tactfully and effectively. Commitment to working collaboratively and respectfully toward resolving obstacles and/or conflicts. Demonstrated commitment to serving immigrant communities and survivors of torture. Able to provide support to other staff on issues of subject-matter expertise. Reliable transportation and willingness to drive to detention centers. Willingness to work beyond a minimum 7.0 hour workday, including evening and weekend meetings and events, and workweeks in excess of 35 hours when caseload or other obligations so necessitate; and Bilingual preferred. A one-year probationary period will be required.

Additional info

Please submit a cover letter and resume online. Include “Attorney–Supporting Families Torture Survivors Project” in the subject line.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
1102 Crenshaw Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019

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