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.
At least three (3) years of experience in the practice of immigration law.
Possession of a license to practice law in New York State.
SALARY: Maximum salary of $98,000, based on qualifications and experience.
- N.Y. STAFF
- New York
- Category: Legal
- Career level: ---
- Job type: Full Time