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Job Title: Staff Attorney

Position: Full time, exempt

Salary: Competitive DOE

Location: Las Vegas

Closing Date: Until filled

ABOUT ARRIBA LAS VEGAS WORKER CENTER

Arriba Las Vegas Worker Center is a grassroots organization that unites day laborers, domestic workers, and other low-wage and migrant workers to defend their rights, fight for dignity and win justice for all. Our mission is to inform, empower, and organize immigrant worker-led movements for dignity, inclusion, and justice for all. 

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Staff Attorney will engage in and support litigation, policy advocacy and organizing to advance immigrant and worker rights. The duties include addressing harmful and unlawful immigration enforcement practices, combating wage theft and other abusive employment practices, as well as supporting Arriba Las Vegas Worker Center’s national and local campaigns. The ideal candidate is highly motivated, innovative, self-starting and able to work independently. This position provides significant opportunity for growth and creativity.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

§ Develop and implement legal advocacy strategies that promote immigrant and worker rights. 

§ Manage and collaborate on small caseload of immigrant and worker rights cases in Federal and State Courts

§ Support organizing efforts of low-income immigrant communities

§ Support local and statewide coalition building

§ Build and maintain professional relationships with local leaders and public officials 

§ Conduct trainings and Know-Your-Rights workshops for advocates, organizers and directly impacted individuals

§ Provide direct representation to individuals in immigration proceedings before immigration Courts, Board of Immigration Appeals and USCIS,

§ Provide direct representation to workers in labor disputes

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

§ Juris Doctor degree,

§ Demonstrated commitment to advancing the rights of low-income workers, people of color, and/or immigrant communities,

§ Excellent research, analytical, written and oral communication skills,

§ Ability to work with a diverse group of mission-driven organizers and staff with a range of substantive law knowledge, experience and expertise,

§ Membership in good standing with a State Bar. Preference will be given to candidates barred in Nevada. Candidates barred in other states will be expected to sit for the NV Bar exam as soon as is practical if hired.

§ Fluency in English and Spanish.


COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical, dental and vision, and paid time off. This is a full time, exempt position.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send a Resume and a detailed Cover Letter explaining your interest in Arriba Las Vegas Worker Center’s mission and why you are the best candidate for this position, by email, to bliss@arribalasvegas.org. Use “Staff Attorney” as your subject line. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. You must have all materials requested and follow instructions provided above to be considered.

 

Arriba Las Vegas Worker Center is an equal opportunity employer; people of color and individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Arriba Las Vegas Worker Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship status, ethnic background, religion, political orientation, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or any other protected class.

Job Title: Staff Attorney

Position: Full time, exempt

Salary: Competitive DOE

Location: Las Vegas

Closing Date: Until filled

ABOUT ARRIBA LAS VEGAS WORKER CENTER

Arriba Las Vegas Worker Center is a grassroots organization that unites day…

Details at a Glance

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

Salary

USD 65,000 - USD 80,000Commensurate with experience

Benefits

 Benefits include medical, dental and vision, and paid time off. This is a full time, exempt position.

 Benefits include medical, dental and vision, and paid time off. This is a full time, exempt position.

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish fluency

Spanish fluency

Location

On-site
3020 E Bonanza Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89101, USA
Suite 190

How to Apply

Please send a Resume and a detailed Cover Letter explaining your interest in Arriba Las Vegas Worker Center’s mission and why you are the best candidate for this position, by email, to bliss@arribalasvegas.org. Use “Staff Attorney” as your subject line. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. You must have all materials requested and follow instructions provided above to be considered.

Please send a Resume and a detailed Cover Letter explaining your interest in Arriba Las Vegas Worker Center’s mission and why you are the best candidate for this position, by email…

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