Job o’ the Day: Staff Attorney for Immigration Center for Women and Children in Los Angeles, California

From the PSJD job posting:

The Immigration Center for Women and Children (ICWC) seeks a full-time staff attorney in the Los Angeles office. ICWC is a non-profit legal organization providing affordable immigration services to underrepresented women and children in California. ICWC strives to provide security and stability for children who are abused, abandoned or neglected and for women and children who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and other violent crimes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The attorney will work with other attorneys and legal assistants in a small, busy non-profit. The attorney will be responsible for providing direct immigration legal services, outreach and education to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and other violent crimes. Duties include: conducting client intake, case assessment, ongoing case management, researching and drafting legal documents and attending court hearings. The attorney will work collaboratively with social service and law enforcement agencies. The attorney will primarily work with providing relief under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), the U visa, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The attorney will also supervise legal assistants, law students and other volunteers.

Successful applicants will have a J.D. and active bar admission in California, along with oral and written Spanish fluency. For more information, view the full job listing at PSJD.org (log-in required).

 

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