Immigration Attorney

Job Type

Full Time

Published

09/20/2018

Address

100 Metroplex Drive
Suite 402
Edison
NJ
08817
United States

Description

Legal Services of New Jersey, an Edison-based non-profit that provides free civil legal assistance to low income New Jerseyans, is expanding its Immigration Representation Project. We have several immediate openings for attorneys to provide legal representation to immigrant detainees and other noncitizens facing deportation. The positions will require some travel to ICE detention facilities and immigration courts in Newark and Elizabeth, and USCIS offices in Newark and Mount Laurel. While previous related experience will be highly valued, we will also consider hiring and training candidates with an excellent academic record and demonstrated commitment to assisting and advocating for low income people.  Spanish fluency highly desirable.  


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.

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish fluency highly desirable.  

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

J.D.

How To Apply

To be considered please send a cover letter describing the reasons for your interest in the position and related legal background and the salary you seek, along with a resume detailing your previous related experience and the states and years of all bar admissions. Please also include two recent legal writing samples.


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