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Senior Staff Attorney at Sanctuary for Families

Sanctuary for Families


Senior Level

New York, NY, USA


17 Nov → 17 Dec


Job Description

The Senior Staff Attorney, Anti-Trafficking Initiative (ATI), supervises the representation of survivors of human trafficking before federal immigration agencies and federal courts. In addition, the Senior Staff Attorney educates the public, government, social service, legal, medical, and law enforcement communities about issues relating to immigrant survivors of human trafficking and other forms of gender-based violence, and advocates for legislative and policy changes.


Job Responsibilities

  • Represent non-U.S. citizen survivors of trafficking and other forms of gender-based violence before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), as well as before federal courts
  • Advocate for human trafficking survivor clients in a wide variety of legal and social systems, including immigration, criminal justice, landlord/tenant, public benefits, etc
  • Collaborate with Sanctuary’s Data Team to compile, analyze, and provide periodic progress reports to funders
  • Provide technical legal assistance to community-based and other social and legal services organizations

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Admission to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction

  • At least five years of related legal experience

  • Experience working in the fields of gender-based violence and immigration required

  • Excellent public speaking, interpersonal, and communication skills

Benefits/What We offer

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Employer-paid life insurance

  • Employer retirement contribution

  • Tuition reimbursement program

How To Apply

Apply through LegalJobs.

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