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Immigration Attorney in San Francisco, CA

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Company name

City and County of San Francisco, California

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Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


USA San Francisco, CA

Date Last Verified

Apr 19,2018

Posted on

Mar 21,2018

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Attorney (Immigration Unit) Duties: Provide full-scope representation to individuals facing removal before the San Francisco Immigration Court, including appeals arising out of those cases with the Board of Immigration Appeals, the Ninth Circuit of Court of Appeals, and the federal U.S. District Courts; and, assist in post-conviction relief remedies; travel to and from distant detention facilities. Handle a demanding caseload through all phases of litigation while coordinating the efforts of their support team, including investigators, paralegals, social workers, experts and legal processing clerks. Provide advice to Public Defenders pursuant to Padilla v. Kentucky, as well as relevant state law. Attend trainings both within and without the office for professional development. Participate in and conduct inter-office immigration trainings.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification : The candidate should have Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school; AND Active membership in good standing of the State Bar of California; AND Ability to communicate in Spanish effectively, orally and in writing, especially with monolingual Spanish-speakers. 2+ years of immigration law or trial experience strongly preferred.

Deadline : May 31, 2018.

Additional info

Recruitment #PEX-8177-062155. Send online Application form; resume and cover letter; list of three references with contact information and writing sample.

Company info

Arlene Laxamana
City and County of San Francisco, California
770 Golden Gate Avenue, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: 415-734-3321