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Immigration Attorney / Litigation - Employment Attorney in Kingston, NY

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Company name

Worker Justice Center

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - Labor & Employment
Litigation - General/Commercial
Immigration

Years of Experience

1-3 yrs required

Location

Kingston, NY

Date Last Verified

Feb 16,2018

Posted on

Nov 15,2017

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Staff Attorney The Candidate will engage in all duties related to the litigation of labor and employment law, specifically wage and hour, discrimination, civil trafficking, and agricultural and migrant worker claims. Will review intakes on worker rights matters, make determinations on available remedies and address follow-up services including to advice and counsel, brief services, and litigation. On occasion, staff attorneys may be asked to perform off-site intake work outside of regular business hours. Develop effective impact strategies to address workplace exploitation. Maintain contact and collaboration with relevant community organizations, government agencies and bar associations that may be of assistance in serving clients or reaching organizational goals. Advice staff on legal, policy or legislative matters as needed.

Qualification and Experience

The Candidate should have JD Degree. Must have admission to practice in New York. Should have1-3 years of Civil Litigation experience and a demonstrated commitment to workers’ rights, Immigrant rights, or other relevant social justice. Strong legal writing, research, and verbal and written communication skills is needed. Written and verbal Spanish fluency is preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Worker Justice Center
101 Hurley Ave,
Suite 5
Kingston, NY 12401