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ProfileStaff Attorney- Family and Immigration Responsibilities: Advising and representing immigrant survivors in cases filed with federal administrative bodies and federal district and appellate courts. Advising and representing survivors of violence in custody/visitation, family offense, child/spousal support, and divorce cases filed with Family and Supreme Courts in City. Conducting civil legal screening at the Family Justice Center. Collaborating with Family and Immigration Unit staff attorneys and paralegals on litigation matters and strategies. Preparing data reports, as necessary. Representing Legal Services at community events. Collaborating with the city, state, and federal law enforcement agencies, other city, state, and federal government agencies and community based organizations.
Qualification and Experience
Requirements: 2-3 years’ experience practicing immigration and family law preferred. Demonstrated commitment to social justice and commitment to working with low-income immigrants. Outstanding organizational, planning and time management skills. Proficiency in Spanish or another language in the communities we serve preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills. Outstanding communication, research, and writing skills. Excellent computer skills. Deep understanding of and ability to work well with people of diverse national, ethnic, cultural, religious, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Job #09_2018. Send resume, cover letter, recent writing sample, and names of 3 references.
Assistant to Project Director
Bronx Legal Services
579 Courtlandt Avenue,
New York City, NY 10451