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Immigration Attorney

Company: Immigrant Legal Services
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Immigration Attorney
We are a nonprofit immigration law firm located in Salt Lake City, Utah that is seeking a seasoned attorney with a passion to help those less fortunate to join our firm. This person must have at least 3 years' experience in Immigration Law. We specialize in removal defense, SIJ's asylum, VAWA's, U-Visa's, and family petitions.
Immigrant Legal Services presents a cooperative atmosphere with dedication to serving immigrant communities in Utah and, occasionally, other states. It was founded in 2016 with the goal of providing high-quality representation in even the most complex cases at reduced legal fees.
Requirements
- - - - - - - -Juris Doctor degree from an ABA-accredited law school and minimum 5 years' experience representing clients on immigration matters, particularly U-visas, VAWA, removal defense, asylum, SIJ, and family petitions.
- - - - - - - -Licensed and in good standing to practice law in any U.S. state or territory
- - - - - - - -Fluent in English and Spanish in written and spoken forms
- - - - - - - -Able to mentor new attorneys and interns
- - - - - - - -Thrives in a busy, high-stakes environment
- - - - - - - -Professional and personable
- - - - - - - -Strong writing skills
- - - - - - - -Able to handle a heavy case load
- - - - - - - -Works well with others
- - - - - - - -Manage financial commitment to firm
- - - - - - - -Ability to keep up to date records on all clients
- - - - - - - -Familiarity with IOLTAs or lawyer trust accounts
- - - - - - - -Proficiency in Microsoft Office products and Google tools
- - - - - - - -Excellent client interviewing skills
Responsibilities
- - - - - - - -Individual client intakes and representation
- - - - - - - -Maintain client relationships
- - - - - - - -Prepare legal reports, track statistics and documents,
- - - - - - - -Training and mentoring new attorneys

Additional Salary Information: Salary depends on experience, but the range is between $65,000-90,000. Health care is offered (ILS pays for 75% of your costs). We cover bar dues and some education opportunities. We also offer a flexible workplace that closes its offices on Fridays, so people get a 3 day weekend every weekend.

Keywords: Immigrant Legal Services, Salt Lake City , Immigration Attorney, Legal , Salt Lake City, Utah

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