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... read more
Regional Compliance Administrator
The candidate will handle duties that include: Administrative and care delivery compliance and associated investigation functions; privacy compliance functions and any associated investigations; facility and practice auditing and monitoring including completion of assigned risk assessments; compliance training and awareness; fraud, waste and abuse prevention and detection; issue tracking and reporting; and follow-up on any corrective acti... read more
Southern Environmental Law Center Summer Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship
Fellow can expect to do research and writing on litigation or other environmental advocacy in a substantive area as well as on diversity in the workplace. Research may include federal and state environmental statutes and regulations, procedural and evidentiary issues as well as legal and non-legal research on diversity. In addition to research and writing, the Fellow will also participate in strate...
The candidate will provide direct representation of foreign nationals including, among others, asylum seekers and U visa-eligible crime victims in both Immigration Court and before USCIS, but the staff attorney. Will also provide other services, including legal orientation to detainees at immigration detention facilities throughout Georgia. Must be admitted to the bar of the highest court of any state or territory of the United States, with a preference for ...
Senior Staff Attorney
Duties: Work is currently focused in three areas: Immigration Enforcement: Center fights to end illegal or unfair apprehension and detention of immigrants, including the policies and practices of Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and local law SPLC utilizes impact litigation and legislative strategies to seek systemic changes in unjust policies and practices in this area. Recently expanded its work with th...
Staff Attorney - Immigrant Justice Project
The candidate will provide support to the Senior Staff Attorneys through each stage of litigation on each case. Implement immigrant justice work, using all possible tools, including litigation, legislative campaigns, and public advocacy to advance the rights of immigrants. Identify otherwise overlooked policy and legal avenues and arguments to weaken and eliminate policies and practices that threaten the rights of immigrant commun...
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...
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Duties: Train, supervise, and mentor attorneys to ensure optimal representation of clients and the professional development of each attorney in immigration law and civil rights advocacy; Create program-wide and individualized onboarding materials for each incoming staff member based on their prior experience; Represent clients in Immigration Court in a variety of immigration proceedings, with a focus on bond hearings based upon filings prepared by on-the-gr...
Duties: Work in a legal team that uses impact litigation and policy advocacy as its primary tools to pursue justice and equal rights, the new attorneys will implement immigrants’ rights work using all possible tools, including litigation, legislative campaigns, and public advocacy to protect and advance the rights of immigrants across the South and the nation. Response to the increased demand to protect those whose civil rights are being threatened. Under ...
The candidate will primarily work with immigrant survivors of crime on their immigration legal cases, with a focus on U visa applications and VAWA self-petitions. Mmust be admitted to the bar of the highest court of any state or territory of the United States, with a preference for membership in the Georgia Bar. Fluency in Spanish is required, as well as prior experience or coursework in immigration law. Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced and...
Elisabeth Ruyter Fellowship
Requirements : The candidate should be rising junior or senior undergraduate student. Currently receiving need-based financial aid. Should have demonstrated leadership experience and interest in social justice through coursework and/or extracurricular activities. Must be interested in pursuing a legal career serving marginalized communities targeted by the criminal justice system. Should have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Sh...