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Staff Attorney at Canal Alliance

Canal Alliance


Entry Level

San Rafael, CA, USA

Not defined

30 Nov → 30 Dec


Job Description

Canal Alliance is a nonprofit champion of immigrants who are challenged by a lack of resources and an unfamiliar environment. Every day, we educate, empower, support, and partner with motivated
immigrants to best meet all their unique needs—from putting food on the table, to becoming American citizens, to learning English, to graduating from college.

The staff attorney will represent ILS clients in a variety of humanitarian immigration matters with an
emphasis on the representation of unaccompanied children in removal proceedings. The staff attorney will work in a collaborative and trauma-informed environment delivering high-quality service. This is a full-time, exempt position with a hybrid work model-some remote and some in-office work-. Must be available to attend hearings in San Francisco as needed. The staff attorney reports to the Supervising

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct client intake/consultations and evaluate eligibility for immigration benefits
  • Comply with ILS policies, procedures, and best practices including entering data into our case management software (LawLogix), collecting fees, executing contracts with clients, and filing applications in a timely manner
  • Represent individuals before the Executive Office of Immigration Review (non- detained children) and before USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) in a variety of humanitarian applications
  • Participate in regular peer review meetings, attend immigration legal trainings and behavioral health trainings as needed

Requirements / Qualifications

  • J.D. and a member in good standing of any state bar

  • Prior experience in immigration law

  • Bilingual -English and Spanish- fluency

  • Able to sit for an extended period of time and sufficient mobility to work in standard office/courtroom settings

Benefits/What We offer

  • Health insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Disability insurance

  • Paid time off

How To Apply

Apply through LegalJobs.

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