Centro de Ayuda Legal para Inmigrantes (CALI) is a nonprofit dedicated to providing immigration legal services to the low-income community. We are seeking a motivated, experienced contract temporal immigration attorney to join our organization.
Legal Services & Case Management: Conduct initial client intake/consultations and establish eligibility for immigration benefits. Provide full representation, brief service, and legal advice to low income clients filing applications, including family-based petitions, DACA, waivers, U Visas, and naturalization.
Maintain Legal Best Practices: Comply with CALI’s policies, procedures, and best practices for non-profit immigration law practice.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Advanced legal research and writing skills.
Dedicated to providing high quality legal assistance and capable of handling complex legal immigration and naturalization issues on behalf of low-income clients.
Demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail for forms completion.
Strong organizational skills.
Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple deadlines effectively.
Ability to act independently and exercise sound judgment.
Education: J.D. from ABA certified law school
Certifications: Admission to any state bar (California strongly preferred.)
Work Experience: Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in immigration law assisting immigrants with family visa petitions, waivers, naturalization, and U Visas.
Language: Oral and written fluency in both English and basic Spanish.