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Monday, December 5, 2011
Staff Attorney at AI Justice's Children's Legal Project
AI Justice’s Children’s Legal Project is currently seeking a recently admitted attorney to represent vulnerable undocumented immigrant children and youth. Bar membership required, preferably in Florida.
Preference for experience in immigration law, including experience with Special Immigrant Juvenile, asylum, VAWA, T and/or U visa cases
Preference for experience in family, child welfare and/or juvenile law related matters
Preference for experience working with domestic violence victims and/or other victims of trauma
Strong writing, research and analytical skills; strong communication and group leadership skills
Interest in policy advocacy at the national level
Excellent presentation skills for community outreach, education and training
Ability to work independently and under pressure
Ability to work well with people of diverse educational, cultural and professional backgrounds
Bilingual English and Spanish required
Location: Miami, FL
Application deadline: Open until filled. Position available immediately.
Salary & Benefits: Salary commensurate with experience. AI Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package.
To Apply: Submit cover letter, resume, writing sample, and list of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please list “Children’s Legal Project Staff Attorney Application” in the subject line.
Interviews: Top candidates will be invited to interview. AI Justice is an EOE/AA employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.