Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Immigrant Defenders Law Center, A Non-Profit Corporation

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jan 11,2019

Valid Through

Apr 26,2019

Posted on

Aug 07,2018

Location

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Staff Attorney
The candidate will work on preparing and litigating post-conviction relief for individuals facing deportation proceedings, as well as providing research and evaluation of criminal issues in removal defense cases. Prepare and litigate post -conviction relief petitions and motions in California criminal courts. Provide research and analysis of criminal immigration issues relevant to firm’s removal defense cases. Stay up to date on rapidly changing criminal and immigration laws and policies as they relate to criminal immigration issues. Comply with data and program reporting requirements. Participate in advocacy and policy work related to criminal immigration issues. Must have Juris Doctorate degree and active California State Bar License. Criminal defense or prosecution practice experience is preferred. Post- conviction and/or appellate advocacy is desired. Experience working with detained immigrants or other incarcerated populations is helpful. Experience with removal defense is a plus. Spanish language proficiency is an asset. Experience working in a high volume, social-justice law firm is preferred. Strong case management, legal research, and legal writing skills are required.

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume, 3 references, and brief writing sample (5 pages or less).

Company info

Lindsay Toczylowski
Executive Director
Immigrant Defenders Law Center, A Non-Profit Corporation
634 S. Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90014

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