Immediate opening for bilingual (Spanish/English) Jr. Associate/Associate Attorney to join our growing national immigration practice. The ideal candidate is multilingual (at minimum Spanish/English), possesses 1-2 years of immigration experience (preferably deportation-removal defense), and is admitted to practice in any state or U.S. territory (NY State preferred). S/he has some experience dealing with Federal Immigration Courts, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and the Department of Homeland Security; specifically, appearing for Master Calendar Hearings and Hearings on Merits, attending U.S.C.I.S. interviews, and writing briefs on immigration-related matters.
The successful candidate has a genuine passion for protecting the rights of individuals born outside the United States, and a deep interest in making a long-term commitment to our well-respected and rapidly growing practice. S/he is an absolute team player with a demonstrated record of achievement; genuinely enjoys working with people and is committed to excellent client service; is well organized and self-motivated; possesses excellent written and spoken communication skills; is fluent in technology, particularly the Microsoft Office suite; and able to successfully manage an independent caseload.
Juris Doctorate from an accredited school of law
License to practice law in NY State
1-2 years of immigration law experience, particularly defense of deportation/removal and family-based immigration