Duties: To provide legal representation to clients in accordance with the terms of contracts with the funding sources. Responsible for case file reviews, court representation, and service provision. Conduct intake interviews with clients; prepare clients for court appearances and/or USCIS interviews. Ensure adequate representation for clients at USCIS and EOIR, including: Immigration Interviews, Asylum Hearings; Master Calendar Hearings; and submission of b... read more
Bilingual Children’s Attorney
Duties: Provide legal representation to unaccompanied minors in immigration proceedings before EOIR Immigration Courts; appellate proceedings before the Board of Immigration Appeals; proceedings in family and dependency courts; proceedings before the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), including, among others, applications for asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJS) status, and/or T or U nonimmigrant status; and state court pr...
Law Clerkship, Summer 2020
The clerk will work with attorneys on case development and litigation. Under the supervision of an attorney, primary responsibilities are to perform legal and factual research, and to develop case strategy and legal theories. May also have the opportunity to assist attorneys with preparing briefs and motions, to meet with clients and experts, to participate in moots of oral arguments, and to attend court proceedings and conferences with opposing ...
Summer 2020 Legal Internship
The intern will work during the summer of 2020. Will be exposed to all phases of federal civil litigation practice, including legal research, drafting legal memos, drafting discovery requests and other legal pleadings, client interviews, visiting clients and witnesses in prison, reviewing and organizing discovery, drafting letters and public records requests, reviewing and responding to letters from incarcerated people and their families seekin...
Duties: Litigate cases under supervision of the Senior Supervising Attorney; Research legal and policy issues related to education and children’s mental health; Draft briefs, motions, memos, reports and other documents in support of litigation and policy work; Communicate regularly with clients, co-counsel, and partner organizations; When requested, represent in various forums, including before community groups, legislators, and state agencies; Develop new...
Intern work under the supervision of a staff attorney in the Housing, Benefits, Family/Juvenile, or Community Economic Development Units. Duties Include: Legal Research; Interviewing Witnesses; Correspondence; Drafting Documents.
Areas of Practice Exposure: Domestic Violence; Disability Rights; Elder Law; Public Benefits; Housing.
2ls can apply.
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Responsibilities: Conduct legal and factual research and prepare memoranda on issues relating to ongoing and potential litigation projects. Review and analyze a paper record and interview fact witnesses and scientific experts. Draft pleadings, motions, briefs and other filings. Assist with written discovery requests and depositions. Prepare comments on proposed agency actions and environmental review documents. Advocate in front of administrative agenci...
Senior Staff Attorney - Immigrant Justice Project
The candidate will fight against state practices that funnel people into the deportation machine. Free immigrants from detention through individual representation and systemic reform. Change immigration and enforcement systems so they operate fairly and sensibly. Enforce laws protecting migrants from mistreatment by governments or employers. Support immigrant communities in the states in which we work as they demand respect...
Senior Staff Attorney - Criminal Justice Reform
Duties: Lead litigation and public advocacy, under supervision of the Senior Supervising Attorney; Draft briefs, motions, memos, and other documents in support of litigation and policy work; Communicate regularly with clients, co-counsel, and partner organizations; Collaborate with the Senior Supervising Attorney and the Policy Counsel and to identify and support the advancement of state and local policy priorities; Research ...
Intern work under the supervision of a staff attorney in the Housing, Benefits, Family/Juvenile, or Community Economic Development Units. Duties Include: Legal Research; Interviewing Witnesses; Correspondence; Drafting Documents. Areas of Practice Exposure: Domestic Violence; Disability Rights; Elder Law; Public Benefits; Housing.