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Staff Attorney- Immigration

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Legal Services of New Jersey, with offices in Edison and Newark, is a non-profit that provides free civil legal assistance to low income New Jerseyans. We have several immediate openings for attorneys to provide legal representation to immigrant detainees. This position will require some travel to ICE detention facilities and immigration courts in Newark and Elizabeth, as well as to detention centers throughout the state. LSNJ is based in Edison with a small suite of offices in Newark within walking distance from Newark Penn Station.

The strongest candidates will have related experience, such as criminal defense, removal defense, or federal practice. Fluency in Spanish is an extremely important additional capacity.



Legal Services of New Jersey, with offices in Edison and Newark, is a non-profit that provides free civil legal assistance to low income New Jerseyans. We have several immediate openings for attorneys to provide legal representation to…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    J.D. Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

LSNJ offers a positive workplace among colleagues who enjoy and are passionate about their work. We encourage a supportive, team work environment, with work-life balance. Benefits include comprehensive health and retirement plans and in-house trainings that offer CLE credit.

LSNJ offers a positive workplace among colleagues who enjoy and are passionate about their work. We encourage a supportive, team work environment, with work-life balance…

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in Spanish is an extremely important additional capacity

Fluency in Spanish is an extremely important additional capacity

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Edison, NJ
Associated Location
100 Metroplex Drive, Edison, NJ 08817, United States
Suite 402

How to Apply

To be considered, send a cover letter describing the reasons for your interest in the position and related legal background, along with a resume including the states and years of all bar admissions. Please also include two recent legal writing samples. Send all required components to jobs@lsnj.org.

To be considered, send a cover letter describing the reasons for your interest in the position and related legal background, along with a resume including the states and years of…

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