Staff Attorney, Immigration Law Practice

Full-time 2 views
Company North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic Location Highland Park, IL, United States

Public Interest

Attorney

2-4 yrs required

Full-time

Legal

Jul 20, 2022

Nov 02, 2022

Jun 20, 2022

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Staff Attorney, Immigration Law Practice
Te candidate will provide direct representation on complex cases (Asylum, U Visa, VAWA, Removal Defense, SIJS). Collaborate with and provide legal advice to pro bono attorneys and DOJ accredited representatives on their immigration law caseload. Work with Director of Immigration Law Practice on developing and maintaining training standards and materials for all immigration staff. Monitor changes to immigration law, regulations and policy. Prepare for significant changes in immigration law and their impact on client services. Represent NSLAC at community functions, and at other events as requested. Conduct Know the Rights presentations and Emergency Toolkit (Action Plan) workshops. Supervise intakes at off-site Immigration Clinics at NSLAC’s partnering suburban organizations. Perform other responsibilities needed to ensure NSLAC team’s success. J.D. degree required. Authorized to practice law in Illinois or other jurisdiction. Must have 2-4 years in an immigration law practice. Immigration Court experience preferred. Fluency in Spanish required. A demonstrated team-player with exemplary interpersonal skills in collaborating and communicating with others. Ability to succeed in a fast-paced nonprofit start-up environment.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic
PO Box 256
491 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, IL 60035

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