Job Details

Immigration Staff Attorney

Company name

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Posted on

Dec 05,2018

Salary

USD 46956 Annually

Years of Experience

2-3 yrs required

Location

Saint Paul, MN
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Immigration Staff Attorney
The candidate will be responsible to provide legal assistance to immigrant victims of domestic violence and violent crime in VAWA cases, U visa cases, U visa adjustment of status, and removal of conditions cases. Handle other types of immigration cases as needed. Conduct community outreach to an increasingly diverse immigrant and refugee client community throughout SMRLS' entire 33-county service area. Applicants will maintain a caseload in compliance with SMRLS' practice standards and comply with SMRLS' policies, practices, and guiding principles. Some day travel to southern Minnesota required. SMRLS may also shift job duties to other substantive areas to meet client need.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must be licensed to practice law in Minnesota or be a member for Bar admission. 2 to 3 years of immigrant law experience is preferred. Must speak, read, and write Spanish. Prior experience working with immigrant victims of domestic violence and low-income clients is strongly preferred. Prior experience with immigration law, legal aid, and other non-profit agencies is a plus. Non-academic experiences will be preferred. Should have strong public speaking skills, excellent writing skills, and good judgment. Must be able to learn quickly, work constructively with a wide variety of persons, and work well independently and also as part of a team.

Company info

Xer Xiong
Legal Secretary
Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services.
1000 Alliance Bank Center
55 E 5th St
Saint Paul, MN 55101