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
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...
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 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 assist in the development of employment cases on behalf of company members. This includes interviewing clients and potential clients of company, supporting any ongoing litigation on behalf of company or its members, and assisting individual workers to file and pursue administrative and other claims. Law clerks may also conduct legal research to support company’s ongoing strategic campaigns, as needed. Clerks will be supervised by company’s ...
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.
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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 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....