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Immigration -Supervising Attorney – Removal and Detention Defense

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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, has an immediate opening for an experienced attorney to provide supervision on immigration detention and removal cases. The supervising attorney will be responsible for mentoring and supporting our team of attorneys and paralegals on removal and detention cases before EOIR, the BIA, and federal district court. The position will require travel to the 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 removal defense, criminal defense, or federal practice.

 

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, has an immediate opening for an experienced attorney to provide supervision on…

Details at a Glance

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

Benefits

LSNJ offers a very positive workplace among colleagues who enjoy and are passionate about securing justice for disadvantaged people. We promote a supportive and collaborative environment, with a healthy work-life balance. Benefits include excellent, comprehensive health and retirement contribution plans and in-house trainings that offer CLE credit.

LSNJ offers a very positive workplace among colleagues who enjoy and are passionate about securing justice for disadvantaged people. We promote a supportive and collaborative…

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in Spanish will be a highly valued additional capacity. 

Fluency in Spanish will be a highly valued additional capacity. 

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Edison, NJ
Associated Location
100 Metroplex Dr, Edison, NJ 08817, USA
Suite 402

How to Apply

To be considered, send a cover letter describing the reasons for your interest in the position and related legal and personal background, along with a resume detailing your specific experience in removal and detention defense, and the states and years of all bar admissions. Include two recent legal writing samples. Send all required components to jobs@lsnj.org. EOE. 

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

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