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Staff Attorney

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 29, 2021

Valid Through

Oct 12, 2021

Posted on

May 25, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Staff Attorney
The candidate reports to: Manager, Legal Program. Screen and provide direct representation, brief services, referrals, and consultations for orders of protection, custody, visitation, child support, and uncontested divorces. Screen and provide representation on related VAWA, BSW, U visa, T visa, and other immigration applications (willing to train). Handle case work of 80% family law and 20% immigration. Work with Advocates and other staff and volunteers to support survivors on family law and immigration matters. Provide presentations on family law and related topics for external and internal professionals and clients. Should have Law Degree with admission to State Bar (New York required). Able to speak an Asian language, preferably Cantonese or Mandarin. Must have 2 years of experience providing direct representation on family law matters: orders of protection, custody, visitation, child support, and uncontested divorces (required). Familiarity with New York City family courts. Must have experience and/or knowledge of non-profit social services and in working with survivors of violence is required.

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Hiring Coordinator
WOMANKIND
32 Broadway, 10th Floor
New York City, NY 10004

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