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Immigration -Supervising Attorney – Removal and Detention Defense

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Legal Services of New Jersey


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Legal Services of New Jersey, a non-profit that provides free civil legal assistance to low income New Jerseyans, has an immediate opening for a supervising attorney to provide supervision on immigration detention 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.

LSNJ is based in Edison (currently remote work first) however this position require travel to ICE detention facilities and immigration courts in Newark and Elizabeth. The strongest candidates will have several years of experience in removal and detention defense and related federal practice, and supervising other attorneys. 

Legal Services of New Jersey, a non-profit that provides free civil legal assistance to low income New Jerseyans, has an immediate opening for a supervising attorney to provide supervision on immigration detention cases. The supervising…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Full Time Schedule
  • J.D. Required
  • 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 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

100 Metroplex Drive, Suite 402, Edison, NJ 08817

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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