Immigration Staff Attorney

Full-time 145 views 10 applications
Company Asian Law Alliance Location San Jose, CA, United States

Public Interest

Attorney

Min 1 yrs required

Full-time

Legal

Aug 03, 2022

Nov 16, 2022

Nov 24, 2020

Profile

Immigration Staff Attorney
The candidate's duties will include: Client Counseling and Representation: Conduct intake; provide representation in both affirmative and defensive immigration cases before. Community Education: Organize and conduct presentations on various legal topics. Drafting and reviewing community education pamphlets. Community Organizing/Advocacy: Advocacy work on community issues as required; networking with other service providers, organizations and government agencies to enhance services to the communities. Volunteer Training and Supervision: Train and supervise pro bono attorneys, students, and community members for clinics and one-on-one assistance with casework. Supporting community outreach, volunteer recruitment and fundraising: Help strengthen the visibility of by contributing content to promote effective outreach and service to the community. Must be an active member in good standing of the State Bar. Bar membership is preferred but not required. Experience in immigration law, especially removal defense, is strongly preferred but not a requirement. Experience or willingness to be trained in litigation skills. Must have a demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the needs of the low-income immigrant community. Should have ability to work cooperatively with fellow staff and supervisors. Bilingual skills in language or Spanish highly desirable.

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Richard Konda
Executive Director
Asian Law Alliance
991 West Hedding Street,
Suite 202
San Jose, CA 95112-5153

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