Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Nov 27,2018

Posted on

Feb 27,2018

Salary

USD 51000 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Phoenix, AZ
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
Immigration >> Immigration
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Staff Attorney
The candidate will work on a team to provide unaccompanied children 'Know Your Rights' presentations at shelters, individual intakes, pre-court counseling sessions, and representation in front of the immigration court, family court, and USCIS. Position includes extensive client contact with youth, including indigenous youth and youth who have suffered abuse, abandonment, neglect or other emotional and physical trauma. It requires significant time in state court and in immigration court. Participate in outreach activities and collaborative projects within a national network of legal service providers for unaccompanied immigrant children.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must be licensed to practice law in Arizona (or willing to take Arizona Bar exam), or eligible to waive into practice in Arizona (have 2 years of good standing in another State Bar or have received a score of 273 or greater on the Universal Bar Exam). Should have demonstrated a strong commitment to immigration issues. Experience with immigration law, family law, working with teenagers, and/or survivors of trauma is a plus. Fluency or advanced proficiency in Spanish is required.

Additional info

Send letter of interest, resume, writing sample, and 3 professional references with 'Staff Attorney - Children's Program' in the subject line.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project
2901 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85012

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