Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) seeks a part-time long term temp staff attorney for a period of eighteen months. The attorney will work in the Immigration Unit and will represent clients in a variety of immigration matters including removal defense, defensive and affirmative asylum claims, special immigrant juvenile status petitions, VAWA self-petitions, "U" and "T" visas, and other immigration matters before the USCIS and EOIR.
Qualifications: GBLS is looking for an attorney with substantial experience in immigration law, including asylum; experience working with immigrant clients from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds, strong writing and oral advocacy skills, and strong administrative skills. Proficiency in Spanish is strongly preferred.
GBLS is an AA/EO/Handicapped-accessible employer, committed to diversity in the workforce and regards differences as assets. Salary is based on union scale. Generous benefits package, including 100% paid health and dental for full-time employees and student loan repayment assistance plan for eligible attorneys. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and brief writing sample to Sonia Marquez, Director of Human Resources, via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please refer to Job Code: IMM-PTATT when applying for this position. Deadline is January 5, 2018 or until position is filled.