Job Details

Immigration Senior Attorney

Company name

Centro Legal de la Raza.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 12,2019

Valid Through

Sep 25,2019

Posted on

Jan 01,2019

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Oakland, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Immigration Senior Attorney
Duties: Assist in identifying potential federal litigation cases arising from direct services work and leading impact litigation efforts in federal district and circuit courts: for in house representation and/or placement with pro bono attorneys and with other non-profit litigation partners; Investigate and litigate appellate, district court cases and class action cases: includes fact-finding, legal research, drafting pleadings and briefs, discovery and motion practice, hearings and trials, and appearing in in both state and federal courts; Reviewing, commenting on, and drafting amicus briefs; Directly represent non-detained and detained individuals in removal proceedings before the San Francisco Immigration Court and Board of Immigration Appeals; Visiting and conducing intake with detained individuals at Bay Area detention centers; Assisting in determining appropriate case stories for use in reports, advocacy materials, and public education and providing expert testimony to media on current immigration law and policy topics.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Admitted and in good standing with a State Bar; 3+ years of experience in immigration law with Litigation Background; Excellent writing, research, analytical, and verbal communication skills; A demonstrated commitment to civil liberties, immigrant justice, and public interest law; A record of moving legal cases forward and demonstrated ability to build and manage an extensive caseload; Strong leadership skills, preferably with experience managing other attorneys and staff; Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively on projects with lawyers, other staff members, and with diverse community organizations; Demonstrated commitment to diversity within the office and a personal approach that values all individuals and respects differences regarding race, ethnicity, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, ability, socio-economic circumstance, immigration status, and record of arrest or conviction and; Fluency in Spanish required.

Additional info

Send: 1) cover letter, 2) resume, and 3) a list of three professional references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Centro Legal de la Raza.
3022 International Blvd
4th Floor
Oakland, CA 94601

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