Immigration Attorney for Black LGBTQ+ Migrant Project (BLMP)
Houston, TX, Oakland, CA or Brooklyn, NY (remote may be considered)
TLC Legal Director and Director of BLMP
Applications reviewed on a rolling basis, please apply as soon as possible.
Transgender Law Center (TLC) is the largest national trans-led organization advocating self-determination f... read more
Duties: Provide legal services and advice to individuals eligible for Disability Rights Texas services which may include legal advocacy, negotiation, mediation, litigations and handling of administrative and court proceedings. Respond to requests for assistance and determines eligibility for services. Provide direction and technical assistance to Advocates, when appropriate. Will participate in case reviews and provide Advocates with direction on strategizing cas... read more
Duties: Provide technical assistance to nonprofits and foundations on federal tax and federal election law as well as Texas state law and relevant local law that impacts advocacy organizations. Travel to, plan, and conduct workshops for nonprofit organizations and foundations on federal tax and election rules, Texas state law, and relevant local laws governing their ability to participate in public policy, as well as on capacity assessment for advocacy and communi... read more
Employment and Legal Services Director
The candidate will supervise and participate in firm’s provision of legal services statewide through direct representation, advice, and pro se support. Will oversee the recruitment, training, and supervision of a team of staff, interns, law students, and volunteers to support the ELS Department. Coordinate with and support other firm staff and departments to ensure cross-departmental collaboration, the leadership development of firm...
The candidate will managing Attorneys are experienced attorneys responsible for the supervision of the advocacy functions in the assigned firm offices. Assure the competent representation of firm clients. Review the advocacy activities of the paralegals and attorneys assigned to the branch office or unit. Supervise the screening, acceptance, and rejection of new client cases. Ensures that the assigned office/unit conducts high quality legal representation...
Duties: Conduct intake, interview applicants and clients, give advice under supervision of an Attorney; to maintain an active caseload by advising Applicants; to enter data, write letters and handle applicant communications, open and close cases promptly complying with policies; to prepare reports requested by the Attorney to whom the individual is assigned; to create educational materials and make public presentations; to participate in agency and community o...
Employment Rights Litigation Attorney
The candidate enforce the workplace rights of low-wage, immigrant workers in Houston and Southeast Texas. The attorney will join staff of fourteen attorneys (Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, Houston) and will primarily engage in plaintiffs’ employment litigation representing low-wage, immigrant working people who are being exploited in the massive reconstruction work in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Will enable these immigrant men a...
Volunteer Law Student
The candidate should be an attorney licensed in Texas, an attorney licensed in another state, a law school graduate, a law student or a paralegal.
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The fellowship candidate must be a third-year law student or recent law school graduate. In considering hosting an applicant, we want to talk with you about emerging issues in immigration law and advocacy and will assist the candidate in developing a project and preparing application materials.
The candidate will supervise the provision of legal services in the Dallas office by offering legal advice, pro se support, and direct representation to firm members in employment cases and referrals to local, state, and federal agencies as well as partner attorneys. Coordinate with firm staff to use legal and community-based strategies to support the leadership development of firm members and advance firm community outreach, policy and organizing campaigns....
Volunteer Law Student
The candidate must be an attorney licensed in Texas, an attorney licensed in another state, a law school graduate, a law student, a paralegal, an undergraduate student, or even a member of the community.
The candidate will provide free legal assistance in a wide-range of civil matters to eligible, low-income Texans. Area of law includes :Civil Rights, Community Development, Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Disability, Disaster and Emergency Assistance, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Homeless, Housing, Immigration & Naturalization, Public Benefits, Veterans, Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault, Special Education.
The candidate will provide free legal assistance in a wide-range of civil matters to eligible, low-income Texans. Area of law includes : Civil Rights, Community Development, Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Disability, Disaster and Emergency Assistance, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Homeless, Housing, Immigration & Naturalization, Public Benefits, Veterans, Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault, Special Education.