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The Immigrant Defenders Law Center is a next-generation, social justice law firm that provides high-quality representation and legal services to immigrants in Southern California. Our staff is comprised of advocates and activists from the immigrant rights community who collectively have decades of experience fighting for the rights of immigrants in Southern California and beyond. Our organization was founded with the belief that no immigrant should be forced to go into court alone, and we see our universal representation programs for unaccompanied children and adults with serious mental disorders as a first step towards that goal. Learn more about us at www.immdef.org.


 ImmDef seeks a talented and ambitious post graduate law clerk to work in a temporary capacity while awaiting results from the February 2022 California Bar Exam. The law clerk will work under the supervision of Managing Attorneys to defend unaccompanied children in removal proceedings. They will conduct research and write memoranda and briefs on novel legal issues, prepare for court hearings, work directly with clients and make appearances in Immigration Court. This is a rewarding and exciting position where the successful applicant will be engaged in cutting edge immigration litigation and receive training from immigration removal defense experts.

Qualifications

  • Juris Doctorate and currently awaiting results from February 2022 California Bar Exam;
  • Passion for social justice and immigrant rights;
  • Interest or experience in immigration, family, and/or juvenile law preferred;
  • Strong legal research and writing skills;
  • Proficiency in Spanish preferred; and
  • Enthusiasm for working at a progressive, start-up organization

The Immigrant Defenders Law Center is a next-generation, social justice law firm that provides high-quality representation and legal services to immigrants in Southern California. Our staff is comprised of advocates and activists…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Tipo de Emprego
    Temporário / PJ / Freelance
  • Educação
    Bacharelado em Direito Requerido
  • Nível de Experiência
    Recém formado
Compensação
Pelo menos USD $28
/ hora

Benefícios

Benefits

Holidays and Paid Time Off

  • 13 paid holidays
  • 1-Week paid winter break between Christmas and New Years
  • 15 vacation days per year
  • 15 Sick Days per year

Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • ImmDef offers a number of health plans that are 98% paid plans for staff starting on the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment.
  • Additionally, we pay 73% of the premiums for select plans for immediate family members, including registered domestic partners.

FSA and Dependent Care FSA

  • ImmDef offers FSA plans to help offset the costs of eligible health care expenses for you, your spouse, and your eligible dependents using pre-tax dollars
  • We also offer Dependent Care FSA to pay for eligible dependent care services, such as preschool, summer day camp, before or after school programs, and child or adult daycare.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness

  • As a 501(c)3, qualified ImmDef staff are eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Bar Dues

  • ImmDef covers California Bar Dues up to $497 annually

 

 

ImmDef believes in second chances. As an organization, we will rely on individualized assessments in the hiring of those with past criminal convictions. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for a position fighting for our immigrant communities!

Immigrant Defenders Law Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

*Due to the large number of applicants, we are unable to respond to every applicant and will only contact those who are invited to interview for the position.

Benefits

Holidays and Paid Time Off

  • 13 paid holidays
  • 1-Week paid winter break between Christmas and New Years
  • 15 vacation days per year
  • 15 Sick Days per year

Health, Dental and…

Nível de Proficiência do Idioma

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish language proficiency; will be tested at the time of the interview

Fluency or proficiency in K'iche', Kekchi, Chuj, or Mam is desirable

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish language proficiency; will be tested at the time of the interview

Fluency or proficiency in K'iche', Kekchi, Chuj, or Mam is desirable

Localização

Presencial
634 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90014, USA

Como se inscrever

Please submit cover letter, resume, and writing sample to be considered for this role.

Please submit cover letter, resume, and writing sample to be considered for this role.

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