The candidate will be providing legal orientation to immigrants detained at Irwin County Detention Center. Will undergo an intensive training in immigration law, leading towards direct representation of a limited number of detainees. Must be an active member of the bar of the highest court of any state or territory in the United States, Georgia is preferred. Fluency in Spanish is required, as well as prior experience or coursework in immigration law. Mu...
Staff Attorney – Criminal Justice Reform
The candidate will work on litigation and public advocacy, under the supervision of the Senior Supervising Attorney; Draft briefs, motions, memos, and other documents in support of litigation and policy work; Supervise and manage legal work and related tasks of law fellows, interns, and outreach paralegals; Research legal and policy issues related to immigrant detention and other criminal justice reform issues; Communicate with SP...
Staff Attorney – Family-Based Immigration
The candidate will take interview and screen applicants for program eligibility. Will collect and organize appropriate and relevant evidence in support of client applications. Review application packets completed by program paralegals. Prepare appropriate forms in a thorough manner. Research immigration law, statutory and case law as required. Monitor changes in immigration laws as they affect clients. Provide translation service...
Responsibilities: Ensure high quality, client-centered (trauma-informed and culturally humble) legal representation of clients through direct supervision and management of legal team staff. Oversee the development, management, and execution of systems within the local office to enable the legal team to represent clients effectively and efficiently. Participate in the development and implementation of annual goals, program policies and processes, and en...
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Senior Supervising Staff Attorney - Immigrant Detention
Duties: Working under the supervision of the Deputy Legal Director for Criminal Justice Reform, will lead advocacy to combat unconstitutional conditions of confinement, denial of access to counsel, and due process violations for detained immigrants by litigating individual and class action cases raising constitutional and statutory claims in federal courts, at both the trial and appellate level. S/he may engage in leg...
2020 Associate Attorney
Duties: Be part of an organization that is successfully addressing some of the most important and challenging environmental and public health issues. Gain valuable experience and knowledge working with more senior attorneys on litigation and legal advocacy in state and federal courts and before regulatory agencies.
Farmworker Rights Attorney
The candidate will be meeting and interviewing clients outside of normal business hours, which requires some travel to rural areas. Should have strong legal research, writing, and oral advocacy skills, and with a collegial demeanor. Oral and written Spanish language skills are required.
Criminal Defense Attorney
The candidate will provide zealous and client-centered representation of the highest quality, combined with holistic social service support. Each of the firm’s clients is assigned a social worker and the attorney and social worker work together closely to support the client and obtain the best outcome in the case. Primarily represent individuals with pending cases in Fulton and the DeKalb counties. Interview applicants and attempt to choose clie...
Associate Attorney Fellowship
Fellows gain valuable experience and knowledge working with more senior attorneys on litigation and legal advocacy in state and federal courts and before regulatory agencies, and they are provided the opportunity to work on at least one project with an environmental justice component. The term for this fellowship position is two years with the possibility of a third year. This entry-level position, which will start in late summer or early fall...