Staff Attorney - Immigration Law

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Job location
405 Main St
Worcester, MA 01608
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Community Legal Aid
Street address: 
405 Main St
City: 
Worcester
State: 
Massachusetts
ZIP: 
01608
Job type: 
Other
Position Description: 

Central West Justice Center (CWJC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Community Legal Aid, seeks a staff attorney to provide legal assistance in immigration law matters for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. The attorney will handle a mix of cases involving VAWA petitions, U and T Visas, SIJS petitions, and asylum claims. The attorney will be based in CWJC’s Worcester office. The attorney will engage in community outreach and will assist in the preparation of periodic grant reports.

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Requirements: 

QUALIFICATIONS: Admission to Mass. Bar, or eligible to sit for next Mass. Bar examination, or entitled to practice under a Mass. practice rule. Fluency in Spanish strongly preferred. Prior experience in immigration law strongly preferred. Demonstrated experience working with diverse communities strongly preferred. Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work in a collaborative setting are important.

To apply: 

Please submit cover letter and resume to: [email protected], or mail to Eileen Messier, Human Resources, Community Legal Aid, 405 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01608. Equal Opportunity Employer

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Submission deadline: 
Monday, May 1, 2017
Expiration date: 
Monday, July 3, 2017