Job Details

Immigration Law Staff Attorney

Company name

Friends of Farmworkers, Inc.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Location

Philadelphia, PA

Date Last Verified

Apr 03,2018

Posted on

Apr 02,2018
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Immigration Law Staff Attorney The candidate will be responsible for providing legal assistance, education and advocacy on behalf of eligible clients of the program, with a focus on immigrant victims of crime in Philadelphia County. Staff Attorneys are also expected to be a part of the organization’s efforts to be a partner in the Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network. Should have JD degree. Must have Bar membership in any state and willingness to join the PA Bar if hired. Excellent Spanish language skills are required, other language skills are helpful and welcomed. Knowledge of employment, immigration, consumer and/or landlord/tenant laws are needed. Good interpersonal skills: able to work well with a wide range of people is needed. Excellent organization and time management skills are essential. Previous experience with farmworker and/or immigrant and migrant communities are strongly preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both Spanish and English is needed. Strong organizational and time management skills is essential. Excellent legal research, analytical and problem-solving skills is essential. Deadline: 30 April, 2018.

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Company info

Liz Chacko
Deputy Director
Friends of Farmworkers, Inc.
305 34th St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Fax: 215-733-0876

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