Community Legal Aid & Affiliate
  • Springfield, MA, USA
  • Full Time

Central West Justice Center (CWJC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Community Legal Aid, seeks a staff attorney to join a vibrant, talented team that provides legal assistance in a range of humanitarian-based immigration law matters, including but not limited to removal defense, VAWA petitions, U and T visas, SIJS petitions, and asylum cases. The attorney, who will be based in CWJC's Springfield office, may also participate in a grant-funded legal clinic for immigrants in partnership with a local Methodist Church. The attorney will engage in critically important community outreach, including community consultation sessions and know-your-rights trainings, and will assist in the preparation of periodic grant reports.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Admission to Mass. Bar, or eligible to sit for next MAS. Bar examination, or entitled to practice under a Mass. practice rule. Fluency or advanced proficiency in Spanish strongly preferred, as is prior experience in immigration law and demonstrated experience working with diverse communities. Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work in a collaborative setting are important.

Please submit cover letter and resume to: jzeh@cla-ma.org or mail to Judy Zeh, Human Resource Manager, Community Legal Aid, 405 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608. CWJC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to ensure that our staff members reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. CWJC encourages applicants from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences.

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