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

Central West Justice Center (CWJC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Community Legal Aid (CLA), seeks an immigration 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 petition, U and T visas, SIJS petitions, and asylum cases. The attorney, who will be based in CWJC's Worcester office, will be partly funded by a Department of Justice Legal Assistance for Victims grant and will aslo 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 Massachusetts Bar, or eligible to sit for next Massachusetts Bar examination, or entitled to practice under a Massachusetts practice rule. Prior immigration law experience and fluency in Spanish are strongly preferred. Demonstrated experience working with diverse communities is preferred. Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work in a collaborative setting are important.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to the link provided. If you are unable to apply electronically you can send your resume and cover letter by email to: jzeh@cla-ma.org. If you would like to mail it please send it to Judy Zeh, Human Resources 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 to apply.

 

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