Job Details

Immigration Attorney

Company name

Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Dec 24,2019

Posted on

Sep 10,2019

Location

Van Nuys, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
  Employer Sponsored Job (Free to apply to)
 
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Immigration Attorney – Family Justice Center
The candidate should be a skillful attorney who can excel in a fast-paced, dynamic anti-poverty law practice and is capable of fiercely advocating on behalf of NLSLA clients in multiple forums. Must have a demonstrated passion and commitment to public interest law and prior experience serving low-income individuals and client groups, with a sensitivity to those in crisis. Must have four or more years of experience in immigration law and/or defending victims of domestic violence. The candidate will also possess strong research and organizational skills; the ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing; and well developed analytical skills. Of critical importance is that the candidate be self-motivated with the ability to work independently. Bilingual proficiency in Spanish is required. Focus on immigration and domestic violence matters. Represent survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in immigration petitions including U Visas, T Visas, VAWA, Naturalization, and other immigration relief. Conduct intakes with clients referred from Family Justice Center partners. Provide assistance in other domestic violence matters. Frequent travel to the Family Justice Center, other NLSLA branch offices, courts, government agencies, shelters and community-based organizations throughout southern California is required. Licensed and eligible to practice law in California. Experience in immigration law and/or representing victims of domestic violence is preferred. Desire to address systemic issues and develop general knowledge of poverty law.

Company info

Elizabeth Brown
Director of Human Resources
Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County
1102 E. Chevy Chase Drive
Glendale, CA 91205
Fax: 818-291-1790

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