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Litigation Attorney

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Americans for Immigrant Justice (AI Justice) seeks an Attorney in its Litigation Department to assist with individual and class action lawsuits in federal court. AI Justice’s Litigation Program focuses on a wide range of ground-breaking civil rights and civil liberties cases in federal court in Florida and around the U.S. AI Justice continues to be on the front lines of many of the current immigration battles. Because of its direct representation of unaccompanied children, separated families, asylum seekers in detention and other immigrants facing removal AI Justice is in the unique position to learn first-hand of the plight of immigrants and to remedy the injustices that they face. As an active participant in the current immigration climate, AI Justice provides a vibrant practice environment for attorneys involved with direct legal services to immigrants.  AI Justice is particularly interested in candidates with federal court experience and a passion for contemporary immigration issues.  


Specific Responsibilities:

□    The staff attorney is responsible for assisting with federal litigation preparing pleadings, motions, and briefs; conducting discovery; presenting oral arguments.

□    Engage in pre-litigation analysis, including evaluating and following up on intakes; conducting factual investigations and legal analyses; utilizing the Freedom of Information Act; and drafting demand letters.

□    Collaborate with attorneys in other AI Justice Departments, including Detention, Children’s Legal Program, Lucha Program and Family Defense Program.

□    Keep up to date on and analyze legal and policy developments related to immigrant justice.

□    Communicate regularly with clients, co-counsel, and partner organizations.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

□    Membership in good standing with the Florida Bar or willingness to sit for the Florida bar exam.

□    Minimum 5 years of experience with federal court litigation, including developing cases, conducting discovery, and participating in evidentiary proceedings.

□    Experience in immigration law and/or advocacy preferred.

□    A demonstrated ability to advocate effectively, including an ability to initiate and follow through on public interest litigation.

□    Self-motivated and an ability to work collaboratively.

□    Excellent writing, research, analytical, and communication skills.

□    Enthusiastic about and committed to working alongside people from diverse cultural, educational, professional, and socioeconomical backgrounds. A demonstrated belief in diversity, inclusion, and equity for all individuals.

□    Fluency in written and oral Spanish preferred.


Location: Miami, FL – Remote work may be considered subject to approval by the Management Team.

Americans for Immigrant Justice (AI Justice) seeks an Attorney in its Litigation Department to assist with individual and class action lawsuits in federal court. AI Justice’s Litigation Program focuses on a wide range of ground-breaking…

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AI Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package, including excellent health, vision, and dental, and life insurance coverage; 15 paid days of vacation leave; 13 paid holidays; 10 paid health days; 1 personal day. TriRail discount commuter benefit and $50/month cell phone stipend to off-set communication expenses.  After one year of employment, staff are entitled to paid parental leave and up to 3% matching employer contribution to 403(b) retirement plan.  

AI Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package, including excellent health, vision, and dental, and life insurance coverage; 15 paid days of vacation leave; 13 paid holidays; 10…

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Fluency in written and oral Spanish preferred.

Fluency in written and oral Spanish preferred.

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El trabajo se puede realizar en o cerca de Miami, FL
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Miami, FL, USA

Cómo aplicar

AI Justice is an EOE/AA employer and we strongly encourage applications from people of color, immigrants, women, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, people with disabilities, and other historically underrepresented groups. We value strength in diversity and inclusion within our office and are actively working towards providing an inclusive, equitable, and welcoming environment free from discrimination for all.

 

To Apply: Submit cover letter, resume, and references to careers@aijustice.org. Please write LITIGATION ATTORNEY in the subject line.

 

Interviews: Top candidates will be invited to interview

AI Justice is an EOE/AA employer and we strongly encourage applications from people of color, immigrants, women, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, people with disabilities, and…

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