Long Term Temporary Attorney Position - Immigration Unit

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Job location
197 Friend Street
Boston, MA 02114
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Greater Boston Legal Services
Street address: 
197 Friend Street
City: 
Boston
State: 
Massachusetts
ZIP: 
02114
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) seeks a long term temp staff attorney for a period of eight months. The attorney will work in the Immigrant Unit and will represent clients in a variety of immigration matters including removal defense, defensive and affirmative asylum claims, special immigrant juvenile status petitions, VAWA self-petitions, "U" and "T" visas, and other immigration matters before the USCIS and EOIR.

Requirements: 

Qualifications: GBLS is looking for an attorney with no more than 5 years of experience in immigration law, including asylum; experience working with immigrant clients from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds, strong writing and oral advocacy skills, and strong administrative skills. Proficiency in Spanish is strongly preferred.

To apply: 

Candidates should submit letter of interest and resume to: Sonia Marquez, Director of Human Resources, at Greater Boston Legal Services, via e-mail at [email protected]. Please refer to Job Code: Imm-Att when applying for this position. Applications deadline: October 15, 2017 or until the position is filled.

Notes: 
GBLS is an AA/EO/Handicapped-accessible employer, committed to diversity in the workforce and regards differences as assets.
Expiration date: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017