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Staff Attorney

N.Y. STAFF
New York Full Time

Job description

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

Provides legal support, trainings, and technical assistance to attorneys within Region 3 who are charged with providing mandated representation to noncitizens in criminal and family court proceedings;
Provides expert consults to mandated representation providers on potential immigration consequences as they relate to criminal charges/convictions/pleas, appellate and post-conviction relief options, and family court dispositions;
Arranges and present CLE trainings on topics that ensure Padilla v. Kentucky, 130 S.Ct. 1473 (2010) compliance targeting indigent legal service providers and 18-B attorneys assigned in criminal and family court matters;
Conducts outreach, and works closely with 18-B attorneys and mandated representation providers, bar associations, nonprofit organizations, and other immigration-minded entities in Region 3 to develop and coordinate trainings and resource materials that address the intersections among criminal, family and immigration law;
Assists with collecting intake and case data for reporting and policy reform purposes;
Develops and/or maintains referral pipelines of relevant immigration services;
Maintains and build institutional knowledge resources, banks, and other support materials for the Immigration Center;
Trains/supervises/mentors administrative staff and interns working under the RIAC contract;
Travels as required;
Does related work as required.

Job requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

At least three (3) years of experience in the practice of immigration law.

Additional info

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Possession of a license to practice law in New York State.

SALARY: Maximum salary of $98,000, based on qualifications and experience.

Job location

Albany, NY

Information

  • N.Y. STAFF
  • New York
  • Category: Legal
  • Career level: ---
  • Job type: Full Time