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Years of Experience
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Bilingual Staff Attorney Duties: Conduct screenings and intakes to assess eligibility and ALWAYS services; Provide direct and legal representation in a variety of practice areas including immigration (DACA, SUS, U and T visas), family law (legal decision making, parenting time, child support, orders of protections), and addressing past criminal history (set asides, fingerprint clearance cards and good cause exceptions ); Provide brief advice/referrals to people who are ineligible for ALWAYS services; Screen cases for appropriate placement with pro bono attorneys; Collaborate with other local service providers to strategize on how to best meet the needs of trafficking survivors and homeless youth; Develop self - help, training and presentation materials as needed; Assist in furthering advocacy initiatives by participating with local and national stakeholder networks and peer organization representatives; Other duties as requested based on organizational need.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: A U.S. law degree (JD Degree) and admission to practice law in Arizona. 1+ year of direct representation of clients as an attorney or social service provider Strong organizational skills for professional/timely case management and record keeping Ability to travel regionally to County twice per month, as well as to off - site locations in Maricopa County (mileage is reimbursed, if by personal vehicle). Ability to communicate respectfully, and empathically with individuals from a variety of backgrounds, including survivors of t rauma Strong interpersonal, communication and writing skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively with colleagues; a team - building, collegial approach to work. Ability to manage numerous diver se tasks simultaneously, work under pressure and meet deadlines, and to identify and analyze legal issues. Fluency in English and Spanish
Deadline: January 26, 2018
Send resume and letter of interest.
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