Bilingual Staff Attorney

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Job location
2900 Louisiana Street
Houston, TX 77006
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Catholic Charities - Cabrini Center for Immigrant Legal Assistance
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

The St. Frances Cabrini Center for Immigrant Legal Assistance is seeking a Staff Attorney position available at the Catholic Charities' Houston office.

The individual that fills this position will be responsible for:
◾Providing Legal Orientation Presentations to Custodians (LOPC) of Unaccompanied Children (UAC) in removal proceedings,
◾Providing outreach and education services to custodians of unaccompanied children,
◾Assisting with overseeing the coordination of logistics to provide LOPCs,
◾Assessing eligibility for immigration benefits,
◾Performing client intake interviews,
◾Preparing case summaries to sponsors and unaccompanied children for direct legal representation,
◾Tracking statistical data for grant reporting purposes,
◾Reporting on case outcomes following pre-established deadlines,
◾Providing technical assistance to pro bono attorneys, and
◾Performing on and off-site outreaches.

Requirements: 

Law Degree;
2.Texas Bar Card preferred, and be an attorney in good standing;
3.Proficiency in English and Spanish (speak, write, read); (required)
4.Immigration and Family Law experience preferred; and
5.Must have reliable transportation, valid TDL, and evidence of insurability.

To apply: 

Applicants should complete an application through this link: http://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CATHOLICC...

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] or call 713-526-4611 ext. 6597 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
Salary range: 
$45,000-$50,000
Submission deadline: 
Monday, October 17, 2016
Expiration date: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016