Managing Attorney: Administrative Advocacy - Immigrant Victims & Public Assistance Benefits

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Job location
924 Bethel Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
Street address: 
924 Bethel Street
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

The Legal Aid Society of Hawaii, a non-profit law firm, seek applicants for a Managing Attorney for its administrative advocacy work, including immigration work on behalf of domestic violence and human trafficking victims, and public assistance. Responsibilities include the supervision of attorney and paralegal staff who provide assistance to culturally and linguistically isolated populations and those living with disabilities as well as project management and oversight on federal, state and foundation grants. The Managing Attorney will also participate in community engagement, outreach and education, statewide initiatives, ensuring administrative compliance, and participation in overall program management as a member of the statewide management team.


- Member in good standing of the Bar of the State of Hawaii, or licensed in another jurisdiction and available to sit for next possible Hawaii Bar Exam.
- Demonstrable commitment to social justice or experience working with disadvantaged and/or low-income population, or issues affecting low-income populations required.
- Supervisory and/or management experience required.
- At least five (5) years of litigation experience and at least three (3) years of practice in immigration, human trafficking or public assistance, strongly preferred.
- Project management or experience implementing grants preferred.
- Able to work collaboratively and maintain good working relationships in small office.
- Culturally sensitive and able to work well with diverse, low-income populations.
- Able to manage a busy litigation practice, meet deadlines, and perform multiple tasks with attention to detail.
- Able to work under pressure in an empathetic and professional manner.
- Must have access to a car and ability to travel to various parts of Oahu.

To apply: 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to [email protected].

The Legal Aid Society of Hawaii is an Equal Opportunity Employer. More information about Legal Aid can be found at
Salary range: 
Compensation: $53,046 – $64,046 commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits package including $150/month student loan repayment, medical and dental insurance, 401K match, life insurance, long term care insurance, long term disability insura
Expiration date: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017